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Promotion of other-oriented behavior towards a target with dementia : using perspective taking to enhance empathy and reduce pity
The population of individuals with dementia is expected to increase in the future. Thus, discovering the antecedents of willingness to help those with dementia is of current concern. In the present study, participants ...
EMPATHIC CONCERN AND THE INHIBITION OF AGGRESSION: GENERAL OR INDIVIDUAL-SPECIFIC INHIBITION?
Previous studies on empathic concern and aggression have yielded inconsistent support that empathic concern inhibits aggression and failed to discern whether this inhibition is victim-specific or general. The purpose of ...
UNCOVERING THE RELATIONS AMONG RELIGIOSITY, EMPATHIC CONCERN, AND HELPING
Certain lines of research support the existence of positive overall relations among religiosity, empathy, and helping, whereas others observe no such relations. These discrepancies may result from inconsistent theoretical ...