Fig. 1: Impact of the empathy or perspective taking instructions on the motivation to engage in empathy, emotional awareness, and perspective taking. | Humanities and Social Sciences Communications

Fig. 1: Impact of the empathy or perspective taking instructions on the motivation to engage in empathy, emotional awareness, and perspective taking.

From: The impact of empathy and perspective-taking instructions on proponents and opponents of immigration

Fig. 1

Compared with pro-immigration participants in the control group, pro-immigration participants in the empathy group were a more motivated to feel empathy for the other and b more motivated to pay attention to their own emotions (emotional awareness). Similarly, pro-immigration participants were c more motivated to engage in perspective taking in the perspective-taking group than were pro-immigration participants in the control group. Furthermore, the motivation to engage in a empathy and b emotional awareness was higher in pro-immigration participants than in anti-immigration participants in the empathy group. Error bars depict ± 1 standard error. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.

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