Changes in dispositional empathy in American college students over time: a meta-analysis.

@article{Konrath2011ChangesID,
  title={Changes in dispositional empathy in American college students over time: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Sara Konrath and Edward Hughes O'Brien and Courtney Hsing},
  journal={Personality and social psychology review : an official journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          180-98
        }
}
The current study examines changes over time in a commonly used measure of dispositional empathy. A cross-temporal meta-analysis was conducted on 72 samples of American college students who completed at least one of the four subscales (Empathic Concern, Perspective Taking, Fantasy, and Personal Distress) of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI) between 1979 and 2009 (total N = 13,737). Overall, the authors found changes in the most prototypically empathic subscales of the IRI: Empathic… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures and tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 204 CITATIONS

FILTER CITATIONS BY YEAR

2010
2019

CITATION STATISTICS

  • 22 Highly Influenced Citations

  • Averaged 29 Citations per year over the last 3 years

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 213 REFERENCES

Cadaver photo comes back to haunt resident

  • J. Einiger
  • Retrieved from http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story…
  • 2010
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

A multidimensional approach to individual differences in empathy

  • M. H. Davis
  • Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology,
  • 1980
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Nielsen: You sure have a lot of TVs

  • D. Reisinger
  • Retrieved from http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3…
  • 2010
Highly Influential
2 Excerpts

The effects of dispositional empathy on emotional reactions and helping: A multidimensional approach

  • M. H. Davis
  • Journal of Personality, 51, 167-184.
  • 1983
Highly Influential
17 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…