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Recently Published Paper: “The empathy impulse: A multinomial model of intentional and unintentional empathy for pain”

The lab recently published the paper “The empathy impulse: A multinomial model of intentional and unintentional empathy for pain”, by Daryl Cameron, Victoria Spring, and Andrew Todd, in the journal Emotion. This paper develops a novel implicit measure of empathy for pain, along with a formal mathematical model for estimating underlying processes of intentional and unintentional empathy for pain.  We are currently extending this work to examine unintentional empathy for pain among practicing physicians, as well as in clinical and incarcerated populations.