Marshall Rosenberg – Needs and Empathy
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his article is about the emotional capacity. For other uses, see Empathy (disambiguation).
“Empath” redirects here. For other uses, see Empath (disambiguation).
Not to be confused with Sympathy.
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Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, that is, the capacity to place oneself in another’s position. Definitions of empathy encompass a broad range of emotional states. Types of empathy include cognitive empathy, emotional empathy, and somatic empathy.