Dan Crimston

How imagery and media coverage influence our empathy for strangers

Watching the rescue of the soccer team in a Thai cave has kept our attention. But why do we care so much about them, and view something like the Manus issue differently?

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Dan Crimston

Dan is a moral/social psychologist currently based at The University of Queensland. His research focuses on the expansion of our moral boundaries, moral judgments and decision making, and pro-social and sacrificial behavior.

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