This book provides the readers with much of the understanding of empathy, examining empathy from the standpoint of contemporary social/personality psychology and emphasizing these disciplines' traditional subject matter and its research techniques.

chapter 1|22 pages

History and Definitions

chapter 5|22 pages

Non-Affective Outcomes

chapter 6|22 pages

Affective Outcomes

chapter 7|27 pages

Altruism and Helping Behavior

chapter 8|23 pages

Aggression and Antisocial Behavior

chapter 9|25 pages

Social Relationships and Social Behavior

chapter 10|21 pages

Where We Have Been and Where We Should Go