Wired For Empathy

The brain cannot distinguish between an imagined experience or an actual physical experience…the mirror neurons in the brain act in a similar fashion whether we are the observer or the participant. The body responds the same to both experiences. Human beings are wired for empathy.

3 thoughts on “Wired For Empathy”

  1. It appears that my ex was not wired for empathy. He lacked a conscience. He may have been in the minority and rather unique. It did not prevent me from having great empathy for him though.

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