“Through the years, studies have found that readers of fiction tend to be more skilled in empathy. In a 2009 study, researchers showed that people exposed to fiction performed better on an empathy test. The idea is that reading about other people helps us extend empathy to a wider circle.”
From “Five Things Worth Knowing About Empathy,” THE WASHINGTON POST, January 17, 2021.
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