Post-Star story: Empathy can be the difference between bully, nice kid

New York Post-Star online story recounting the work of Mary Gordon’s organization, Roots of Empathy, and its relationship to research in mirror-neurons. The article includes the following statement: “The goal is to prevent children from becoming bullies and turn them into empathetic members of the community. The program’s approach, she (Gordon) said, is based on knowledge of mirror neurons — recently discovered brain cells that some neuroscientists believe to be the mechanism that makes empathy possible.”

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