Selected curation of resources on empathy (last updated 7/28/11)

Daniel Goleman (Emotional Intelligence)

Dan Siegel (Interpersonal Neurobiology)

Mirror Neurons (& Ethics, see here)

Christian Keysers (Social Brain Lab, writes on the neurobiology of empathy, author of The Empathic Brain:  How the Discovery of Mirror Neurons Changes Our Understanding of Human Nature)

Vittorio Galese (mirror neurons)

Jean Decety (editor of The Social Neuroscience of Empathy)

Frans deWaal (author of The Age of Empathy:  Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society)

V.S. Ramachandran (UC San Diego Center for Brain & Cognition & author of The Tell-Tale Brain:  A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human)

Jeremy Rifkin (author of The Empathic Civilization, Huffpo blog entry here)

Measuring Empathy

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on Challenges to Measuring Empathy

Measuring Empathy in the 21st Century: Development of an Empathy Index Rooted in Social Cognitive Neuroscience and Social Justice by Karen E. Gerdes, Cynthia A. Lietz, and Elizabeth A. Segal

Designing for Empathy

Dominic Muren’s military dog tags concept

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