Originality/Value – This chapter reflects the interdisciplinary and epistemological challenges of two researchers from very different backgrounds and training and investigates the relationship between reading, physiological empathy and perceptions of empathy. It considers the difficult and controversial challenges to quantifying emotions and the role emotions play in academic collaboration.
Fowler, L. and Shigley, S.B. (2018), "The Expectation of Empathy: Unpacking Our Epistemological Bags While Researching Empathy, Literature and Neuroscience", Loughran, T. and Mannay, D. (Ed.) Emotion and the Researcher: Sites, Subjectivities, and Relationships (Studies in Qualitative Methodology, Vol. 16), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 179-195. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1042-319220180000016012Download as .RIS
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