How Empathy Works | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Stuff You Should Know

How Empathy Works

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.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X