Reading for Empathy

Empathy lab

This month, Sarah Mears of EmpathyLab explores the power of empathy in childhood, and how this underpins its campaign to build empathy skills through reading. She argues empathetic children can forge better friendships, regulate their feelings, tend to be happier and more settled at school and go on to be better workmates, parents and members of society. Read Sarah’s article on the empathy-boosting power of books and reading.