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Torture – Too Severe for Empathy

An interrogation practice is classified as torture when it inflicts severe physical or mental pain, but the people who determine what defines severity aren’t experiencing that pain so they underestimate it. A study in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science found support for the empathy gap.... More>