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2 Jun The word "empathy" has been in use for little more than years – it was coined in , a translation of a German psychologist's neologism whose literal meaning is "feeling into" – but the concept is an ancient one. A capacity to feel what others feel, to delight and suffer with them, has been long. Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty [Simon Baron-Cohen ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Simon Baron-Cohen, expert in autism and developmental psychopathology, has always wanted to isolate and understand the factors that cause people to treat others as if they were. Zero Degrees of Empathy has ratings and reviews. Justin said: This area of knowledge was completely new to me when I read the book. I was reall.
30 Nov Full-Text Paper (PDF): Zero degrees of empathy | ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists. 2 Dec Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty By Simon Baron- Cohen. Allen Lane Publishing. £ (hb). pp. ISBN: The Director of the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University, Simon Baron-Cohen is a well-known expert on autism. He has appeared in. 23 Oct In Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty and Kindness Simon Baron-Cohen takes fascinating and challenging new look at what exactly makes our behaviour uniquely human. How can we ever explain human cruelty? We have always struggled to understand why some people behave.
5 May From this early exposure to the fact of human viciousness, Baron-Cohen went on to study people who have "zero degrees of empathy", including psychopaths, those with borderline personality disorders and extreme narcissists. He admits that not everyone who possesses a low degree of empathy acts in a. 20 Apr Zero Degrees of Empathy is a strange amalgam of scientific sophistication and philosophical naivety. The detailed findings on which Baron-Cohen bases his conclusions about which parts of the brain do what, and his identification of the particular neurological pathways on which the capacity for empathy. 1 Apr Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty, by Simon Baron- Cohen, Allen Lane, RRP£20, pages. Rhesus monkeys, Simon Baron-Cohen tells us in this book, can be trained to pull a chain to obtain food but will refuse to do so if this means another monkey receives an electric shock.