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Deciphering loss of empathy in dementia, with guest Hannah Phillips, PhD, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Researchers probe how and why this change occurs

Empathy -- responding to the feelings and needs of others -- is sometimes lost in people who have  dementia. Postdoctoral researcher Hannah Phillips, PhD, explains what she and her colleagues learned from their study of this phenomenon. She led graduate students in the lab of Wei-Dong Yao, PhD, at Upstate.