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Willis, Mariam – Parenting for High Potential, 2012
Empathy is the ability to understand and feel for the situation of another human being and is shaped by seeing others react when distressed; by imitating what they see, children develop a repertoire of empathic responses. When children see other people in pain, their brains become active in the same regions that process the experience of pain…
Descriptors: Gifted, Empathy, Emotional Development, Emotional Intelligence