When do children develop empathy?
When you watch a movie and a character gets his or her heart broken, you feel bad for that character. You know, probably, what it is like to have your heart broken so you can put yourself in that character’s shoes. That’s called empathy. Babies don’t have empathy, but adults do. The question is when exactly do children develop empathy? This video gets into questions of childhood psychological development in terms of empathy.
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