How Empathy Works


How Empathy Works Nayomiee/iStock/Thinkstock
How Empathy Works Nayomiee/iStock/Thinkstock

Empathy can often be confused with sympathy and regular old compassion. But it's not exactly either one of those. Some say a lack of empathy can indicate sociopathic tendencies, but that's not always true either. So what is empathy and what makes someone prone to empathize? Listen in to find out.