Peter Bos

PETER BOS

“Everybody knows what empathy is, but no one knows what is REALLY is”

Peter Bos is Associate Professor at the Institute of Education and Child Studies of Leiden University. He has studied empathy for over a decade, and investigated the effects of hormones on empathy, and the neural circuits that bring forth this amazing capacity to empathize with others. He has also published several academic papers on the topic of empathy, as well as a book on the biology of human relations for a broader audience: ‘Verbonden’.