Attending Live Theatre Improves Empathy, Changes Attitudes, and Leads to Pro-social Behavior

S. Rathjea, L. Hackelb & J. Zakic

April 19, 2021

Theatre and the arts are not only a form of entertainment, they also are a tool for changing attitudes; improving empathy & pro-social behavior; & can be an effective vehicle for social change.Many types of stories, even those primarily considered as entertainment, can have persuasive & empathy-inducing effects.

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