Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Here are some resources to help you learn more about the importance of empathy in your work and personal relationships.

Take an Empathy Assessment -Berkley Empathy Quiz

Websites of interest:

The Greater Good Science Center - The University of California Berkley

Zero to Three - How to Help Your Child Develop Empathy


Brene Brown - The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy

Brene Brown - Boundaries, Compassion, and Empathy

Paul Ekmans - The Roots of Empathy and Compassion

Roman Krznarnic - How to Start an Empathy Revolution


Educate Empower Kids -  5 ways to teach your child about empathy

Jon Novello - MSU Health4U -  Fostering Empathy in Children

Lisa Laughman - MSU Health4U - The Basic Building Blocks of Empathy

Karen Pace -MSUE - The Development of Empathy is Essential to Emotional and Physical Health - Part 1

Karen Pace - MSUE - The Development of Empathy is Essential - Part 2

Robin Stern/Diana Divecha - How to Avoid an Empathy Trap

Kylie Rymanowicz - MSUE - Children and Empathy Series

Rondolfo Mendoza-Denton -Does Empathy Reduce Prejudice of Promote It? 

Research@MSU - Is America Still an Empatheic Country?


Brene Brown (2007) I thought it was just me, but it isn't

Brene Brown (2012) Daring Greatly

Brene Brown (2018) Dare to Lead

Bruce Perry/Maria Szalavitz (2011) -Born to Love

Mary Goyer (2019) The Healing Power of Empathy

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