In a study of behavior during the Holocaust, political scientist [UCI Distinguished Professor] Kristen Monroe analyzed in-depth interviews to examine the moral psychology of genocide: Who participated, who did nothing and who rescued people? Rescuers felt compelled to help others. … Monroe explained that “rescuers had a strong sense of themselves as people who we...

For the full story, please visit https://lancasteronline.com/opinion/columnists/the-surprising-truth-about-empathy-it-s-not-always-good/article_ccc56474-0fa8-11ea-83f3-0bbe4b929d3a.html.

 

© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766