Can another person feel my pain?

Bernadette Fitzgibbon

Seeing another person jam their fingers in the car door is enough to make even the toughest of us wince. But for some people, seeing another person hurt themselves causes more than just an “ooooo” or an “ahhhh”. It can trigger an actual real experience of pain: “mirror pain”.But how is this possible? The important thing to remember here is that … [Read more...]