Media: "When do we provide first aid?"

In an emergency, about every third person in Austria makes first aid. Whether or not we help depends, among other things, on whether we can empathize with each other's suffering. However, too much pity reduces the helpfulness, as researchers report.

 

Ruth Hutsteiner, Ö1-Wissenschaft with Valeria Gazzola & Christian Keysers

Radio Report on oe1.orf.at

Article online on science@orf.at

(Photo: Joseph Krpelan)
(Photo: Joseph Krpelan)