Compassion is one of the 12 traits of social responsibility. A compassionate person feels or shows sympathy and concern for others. A compassionate person is open-minded and tries to understand other people’s personal situations.
Preschoolers and school-age children who are good at identifying what others want, think, and feel are more popular in school than their peers who aren't as socially adept. That's the conclusion of a new meta-analysis--a type of study that looks at the results of many different studies--out of Australia. The study was done at [...]