Similarity versus familiarity: When empathy becomes selfish

Elias L. Khalil

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Preston & Waal (P&deW) conflate familiarity with similarity in their attempt to account for empathy. If distinguished, we may have at hand two different kinds of empathy: egocentric empathy and empathy proper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41
Number of pages1
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2002
Externally publishedYes

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