Affective and physiological responses to the suffering of others: Compassion and vagal activity

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Stellar, JE; Cohen, A; Oveis, C; Keltner, D;
(2015)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: animal structures

© 2015 American Psychological Association. Compassion is an affective response to another's suffering and a catalyst of prosocial behavior. In the present studies, we explore the peripheral physiological changes associated with the experience of compassion. Guided by lo... View more
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