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Self-in-Self, Mind-in-Mind, Heart-in-Heart: The Future of Role-taking, Perspective Taking and Empathy

Davis, Jennifer (Jenny); Love, Tony


Role-taking, perspective taking, and empathy have developed through parallel literatures in sociology and psychology. All three concepts address the ways that people attune the self to others’ thoughts and feelings. Despite conceptual and operational overlap, researchers have yet to synthesize existing research across the three concepts. We undertake the task of theoretical synthesis, constructing a model in which role-taking emerges as a multidimensional process that includes perspective...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-08-12
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1108/S0882-614520170000034007


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