Tag: "empathy" at medical news
Empathy skills must be given a high priority in medical education, says Jefferson author
...sis on training future physicians to enhance their empathy
skills and to learn to view patients as persons, n...rm, he says, to discuss factors that contribute to empathy
development, such as genetic, social and educational factors, and approaches to enhance empathy. Dr....
Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease
... and emotions self awareness, moral reasoning and empathy
that are highly developed in humans, the finding suggests that the cells may play a role in what makes humans "human," they say. The finding is reported in the December 22 on-line issue of Annals of Neurology. The cells, known as von Economo neu...
Williams Syndrome, the brain and music
...s, remember names and faces with ease, show strong empathy
and have fluent and exceptionally expressive language. Yet, they are confounded by the visual world around them: While they can't scribble more than a few rudimentary lines to illustrate an elephant, they can verbally describe one in almost poetic de...
Mirrors in the mind: New studies elucidate how the brain reflects onto itself the actions of others
... experiment, those that scored higher on tests for empathy
activated the system more strongly than those who scored lower on the empathy
evaluation. While the relationship between motor mirror systems and empathy
skills is far from clear...
Animation can be outlet for victimized children, a tool for research
...ldren and for a new research method that tests the empathy
of teachers who may deal with them, says Sharon Te...egah has used animations as a tool for gauging the empathy
of teachers and others who might deal with children and their stories of victimization. One study wi...
Gender plays role in religious sensitivity for medical students
...d to religion during medical training display more empathy
and positive attitudes toward religion in the clinic. "Our study found that religious awareness training improves medical student interpersonal behavior, but the effect is moderated by gender," said Dr. Miller, who also is a research scientist at the...
Mayo Clinic finds chronic cough patients report a miserable existence
...'s important for people with chronic cough to have empathy
and realize that there are physicians who are working to help understand this problem. For patients with chronic cough, the psychological and physical sufferings appear to be paramount reasons for seeking medical help." Dr. Lim and colleagues conduct...