How Showing Compassion for Animals Can Improve Your Health

see full article at http://sco.lt/6AD1kX "The effects of compassion are far reaching and have been shown to have benefits for physical as well as psychological health. A wealth of evidence demonstrates that social support, when humans connect in a meaningful…Read More

Jane Goodall considers how empathy for other animals brings us closer to our highest human potentiality:

In this wonderful short video from NOVA’s series The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers, Dr. Goodall considers how empathy for other animals brings us closer to our highest human potentiality: http://sco.lt/7hqLx3 http://youtu.be/0Qu7Wn1mRYA “I…Read More

12 ways to teach empathy to your child

12 ways to teach empathy to your child by Angelica Shiels http://sco.lt/6yZh0z "What is “empathy” and why is it important? Empathy” is the ability to be aware of another’s perspective and regulate your own emotional responses. It contributes to emotional…Read More

SPCA teaches animal empathy at summer camp in Victoria

Empathy and Animals Magazine: International News and Information about Empathy and Compassion with, by and for Animals Article: SPCA teaches animal empathy at summer camp in Victoria http://sco.lt/9Ji945 "While the BCSPCA is well known for teaching…Read More

Psychologist: Animal abusers often lack empathy

Psychologist: Animal abusers often lack empathy http://sco.lt/8vkJQP "Clinical Psychologist and Mercer University Professor, Miranda Pratt , who has pets of her own, said animal abusers could be abused themselves or lack empathy. Towards the other. And in…Read More

Could Wolves Understand Empathy? Yawning Study Suggests They Do

"Could wolves feel empathy? A recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE shows that just like humans and other types of dogs, these creatures are also susceptible to yawn contagion. http://sco.lt/5FvMWn With yawning contagion, scientists from the…Read More

Bonobo Monkeys Feel Empathy Too: Center for Building a Culture of Empathy

Bonobo Monkeys Feel Empathy Too http://sco.lt/5hDXAv "Results of a new study indicate that bonobo monkeys have very similar empathetic capabilities to humans. Though empathy is something generally shared among humans, it is still up for debate whether or…Read More
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