Sympathy and personal distress: Development, gender differences, and interrelations of indexes

Nancy Eisenberg, Richard Fabes, Mark Schaller, Paul Miller

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Are there gender differences in empathy, and are different measures of vicarious emotional responding positively related? The answers to these questions vary with the indexes of emotional response.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-126
Number of pages20
JournalNew directions for child and adolescent development
Issue number44
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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