Science

Empathy Fatigue is All Too Real 

Feeling empathy for others’ pain is innately human, but it can be stretched too thin. Here’s why we get numbed to horrific events—and how to preserve our tenderness and our desire to help. Read More

  • Sharon Begley

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Science

The Science of the Bystander Effect 

Writer Sharon Begley explores the research on why decent people will watch someone in trouble, possibly even film it, rather than step up to help. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • March 12, 2020
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The Research On White Privilege Blindness 

Seeing the Truth of Inequality: We all want to believe that we’ve earned what we have, but true equality begins when we’re willing to see how the circumstances of our birth have helped us along. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • August 20, 2019
Science

The Science of Bouncing Back from Trauma 

What causes us to move on from traumatic experiences? Psychologists are finding it’s not always about bouncing back—sometimes we have to feel our whole world fall to pieces. Read More 

  • Sharon Begley
  • March 7, 2019

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