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Extreme empathy and social anxiety

Do extreme feelings of empathy often accompany social anxiety disorder? Also can extreme feelings of empathy be detrimental to ones emotional well being?
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Do people feel emotions less strongly as they grow older? [closed]

I'm specifically interested in whether or not their maximum ability to feel an emotion decreases as they grow older (so by that I'm meaning - let's ignore the effects of tolerance induced by life ...
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Is rationalization needed for learning human behaviors?

What's the purpose of rationalization, specifically in modeling human behaviors? It is true that people use rationalization to prevent/avoid/justify disappointment?
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Why do some individuals enjoy watching horror movies? [closed]

What is a scientific explanation for why some people enjoy watching horror movies?
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Will a person with an artificial heart have feelings if heart is the organ to feel emotions? [closed]

I sometimes wonder whether the heart has feeling or experiences emotion. I think the human mind manages everything. I got this question in mind as recently the artificial heart was created and it ...