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Empathic Concern is Part of A More General Communal Emotion

Schubert , Thomas; Seibt , Beate; Schubert, Thomas; Zickfeld , Janis; Fiske, Alan;
  • Published: 20 Apr 2017
Abstract
Seeing someone in need may evoke a particular kind of closeness that has been conceptualized as sympathy or empathic concern (which is distinct from other empathy constructs). In other contexts, when people suddenly feel close to others, or observe others suddenly feeling closer to each other, this sudden closeness tends to evoke an emotion often labeled in vernacular English as being moved, touched, or heart-warming feelings. Recent theory and empirical work indicates that this is a distinct emotion; the construct is named kama muta. Is empathic concern for people in need simply an expression of the much broader tendency to respond with kama muta to all kinds o...
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