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A Test of empathy-altruism hypothesis versus the simultaneous egoism hypothesis
Two classes of motives are suggested for why we help others as a result of feeling emphatic concern. The empathy-altruism hypothesis (EAH) states that feeling empathic concern for a person in need produces altruistic ...
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 ...