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Rich People Lack Empathy, Study Finds

December 23, 2011

the researchers make a point of saying it’s likely the result of inexperience on the part of the rich, not necessarily malice.”It’s not that the upper classes are coldhearted,” Jennifer Stellar, a social psychologist at UC Berkeley and the lead author of the study, is quoted as saying in a press release. “They may just not be as adept at recognizing the cues and signals of suffering because they haven’t had to deal with as many obstacles in their lives.”

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