Androgyny predicts empathy for trainees in medicine.

P. R. Yarnold*, G. J. Martin, R. C. Soltysik, S. D. Nightingale

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Abstract

Data from 65 medical students and residents support the hypothesis that scores on a measure of androgyny are predictive of those on an index of empathy but relatively modest predictive accuracy was observed for sympathetic responses. Further exploration is suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)576-578
Number of pages3
JournalPerceptual and motor skills
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensory Systems

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