Empathy and Emotion in Education and Beyond

  • Helen Demetriou


This chapter brings together the concepts, theories and research that advocate the importance of empathy through its two components of feeling and understanding that is apparent in the young child and which should be nurtured and used by both children and adults alike within parenting and education and beyond.


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  • Helen Demetriou
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  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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