Media & Mentions

Articles and comments

Halpern, J. “Don’t Blame Empathy” Huffington Post, May 20, 2013.

Halpern, J. and Slater, A. “What to Say to the Boston Marathon Survivors,” Bay Area News Group Sunday Papers Op Ed, April 27, 2013.

Traumatic Photographs, Media’s Ethical Responsibility,” A panel with war photographers, Huffington Post Live. 2013

Halpern, J. “Middle Age Mom: Keeping Up with Young Children in Midlife,” Huffington Post, January 26, 2012.

Halpern,J. “Empathic Civilization’: Why Empathy Is Essential For Doctors and In Conflict Resolution,” Huffington Post, February 2010.

Invited response to empathy expert Daniel Batson, National Humanities Center, October 18, 2009.


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