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Study: Women in 50s and 60s show most empathy


"Anyone looking for someone to feel their pain should talk to a woman in her 50s or 60s, a new report shows. see (

For according to the latest study of more than 75,000 adults, women in that age group are more empathic than men of the same age and than younger or older people.

"Overall, late middle-aged adults were higher in both of the aspects of empathy that we measured," says Sara Konrath, co-author of an article on age and empathy forthcoming in the Journals of Gerontology: Psychological and Social Sciences."" 

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