“The role of shared neural activations, mirror neurons, and morality in empathy – A critical comment”

“Highlights

We review the social neuroscience of empathy.

We discuss the terms cognitive, motor and affective empathy.

We explore the possible roles of shared neural activations in empathy.

We critically discuss the relationship of mirror neurons and empathy.

We outline that empathy and morality are not directly linked.”

 

“The role of shared neural activations, mirror neurons, and morality in empathy – A critical comment”

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