Fun Fact- Sympathetic Pain is a Thing

You can feel someone else's pain even if it didn't happen to you.

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You can feel someone else's pain even if it didn't happen to you.

Isabel Molina, Writing Editor

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When someone sees another who has gotten hurt or injured, the first person may wince in pain even though nothing actually happened to them.  This is called sympathetic pain and it is quite common.  It is instinctive empathy.

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