Empathy: A unitary circuit or a set of dissociable neuro-cognitive systems?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (1):27-28 (2001)
We question whether empathy is mediated by a unitary circuit. We argue that recent neuroimaging data indicate dissociable neural responses for different facial expressions as well as for representing others' mental states (Theory of Mind, TOM). We also argue that the general empathy disorder considered characteristic of autism and psychopathy is not general but specific for each disorder.
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X02290019
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