Teaching Kids to Care—The Roots of Empathy
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids
Taught by Professor Eileen Kennedy-Moore | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Empathy involves more than just “being nice.” Explore the three interwoven strands of empathy—affective resonance, cognitive perspective taking, and motivation for compassionate behavior. Then, look closely at three more general ways of helping children develop empathy, including challenging empathy exceptions and giving kids a path forward when they behave in unkind ways.