Report Genes have a role in empathy, study says

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    It helps us to make close connections with people, and influences how we behave in a range of situations, from the workplace to a party.

    Now scientists say empathy is not just something we develop through our upbringing and life experiences - it is also partly inherited.

    A study of 46,000 people found evidence for the first time that genes have a role in how empathetic we are.

    And it also found that women are generally more empathetic than men.

    Read more here. (BBC)

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