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MOTIVATIONS FOR THE PRESENT STUDY

@inproceedings{Preece2000MOTIVATIONSFT,
  title={MOTIVATIONS FOR THE PRESENT STUDY},
  author={J. Preece and Kambiz Ghozati},
  year={2000}
}
Empathy is the ability to identify with and understand another person’s situation and feelings. Our ability to empathize affects how well we communicate our thoughts and feelings with others, how well we understand others, and how comfortable people feel communicating with us. It is at the root of meaningful and deep communication (Ickes, 1997; Levenson & Reuf, 1992). There is a moderate research literature on empathy (e.g., see edited collections by Eisenberg & Strayer, 1987; Ickes, 1997), but… Expand

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