Dear ASCers,

The latest podcast from Up Close is now available.

"Where's your compassion? Generation Y and the new empathy deficit"

http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/246-where-s-your-compassion-generation-y-and-new-empathy-deficit   

Social psychologist Dr Sara Konrath discusses intergenerational differences in empathy, and how this important social attribute seems to be diminishing in Generation Y. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.

"We found actually that narcissism is associated with actually pretty high cortisol which means that although on self-report measures they're saying they're fine inside their bodies things are not fine." -- Dr Sara Konrath

Check out our other science (and humanities) episodes at upclose.unimelb.edu.au 

Happy listening!

Dyani

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Dyani Lewis, PhD

Producer, Science and Technology
Up Close Podcast
The University of Melbourne
ph: +61 3 9035 4268
mob: +61 405 182 678
email: dlewis@unimelb.edu.au
website: upclose.unimelb.edu.au