Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Empathy-Related Responding in Chinese Toddlers: Factorial Structure and Cognitive Contributors

Authors
Heqing Huang (Department of Psychology and Beijing Key Laboratory of Behavior and Mental Health, Peking University, and College of Early Childhood Education, Capital Normal University)
Yanjie Su (Department of Psychology and Beijing Key Laboratory of Behavior and Mental Health, Peking University)
Jian Jin (Department of Psychology and Beijing Key Laboratory of Behavior and Mental Health, Peking University)

Paper Highlights

  • Different components of empathy were identified in Chinese toddlers.
  • The independent effects of shared representation, self/other awareness and inhibitory control in the development of empathy.
  • The joint effects of three cognitive factors in the development of empathy.



Author keywords: empathy, representation, self/other awareness, inhibitory control


Link to article
DOI: 10.1002/icd.1983

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