Distinct neural correlates of emotional and cognitive empathy in older adults.

Abstract

Empathy is thought to be a mechanism underlying prosocial behavior across the lifespan, yet little is known about how levels of empathy relate to individual differences in brain functioning among older adults. In this exploratory study, we examined the neural correlates of affective and cognitive empathy in older adults. Thirty older adults (M=79 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2014.10.016

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@article{Moore2015DistinctNC, title={Distinct neural correlates of emotional and cognitive empathy in older adults.}, author={Raeanne C Moore and Sheena I. Dev and Dilip V. Jeste and Isabel Dziobek and Lisa T. Eyler}, journal={Psychiatry research}, year={2015}, volume={232 1}, pages={42-50} }