Fear of strangers

Fear of stranger is a component of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. An emotion that favors belonging to a group in which to feel protected.

Criticism to Israel and antisemitism

The accusation of antisemitism against those who criticize Israel has become a widespread slogan. It rained down on me instantly, as expected…

Empathy, oxytocin and adolescence

Empatia, ossitocina e adolescenza

Let’s go back to the subject of empathy, in which oxytocin is the protagonist. Adolescence is a sensitive period in the formation of one’s social attitude…

Empathy towards the diverse


The lack of empathy is believed to be central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The administration of oxytocin increases empathy between the two enemies…