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Table 2.

Content analysis based on empathy.

Emotional Empathy
Forming a personal bond Participant 14: Darwin was the same age as us when he made those observations and performed the experiments but our perspectives on the world and on nature are different. I was disappointed to realize my shortcomings. 
Identifying Participant 25: I was thinking that reading and learning about Darwin’s life was not anything that I needed to do. When I learned about the sacrifices Darwin made to attain scientific knowledge and saw that he was a researcher and an inquirer, my perspective changed. It made me want to search for knowledge in the right way. 
Imagining Participant 9: When I imagined the events, the worth of what occurred grew in my eyes. 
Humanizing Participant 29: We saw that Darwin was being unfairly treated. 
Cognitive Empathy 
Understanding different points of view Participant 1: We tore down our prejudices about Darwin and tried to look at him from a scientific point of view. 
Understanding the actions Participant 27: Darwin’s waiting 20 years is proof of how hard it is to travel this road. 
Understanding that knowledge can change Participant 26: Learning about evolution softened my thoughts about evolution. 
Critical thinking Participant 17: It made me think scientifically… 
Emotional Empathy
Forming a personal bond Participant 14: Darwin was the same age as us when he made those observations and performed the experiments but our perspectives on the world and on nature are different. I was disappointed to realize my shortcomings. 
Identifying Participant 25: I was thinking that reading and learning about Darwin’s life was not anything that I needed to do. When I learned about the sacrifices Darwin made to attain scientific knowledge and saw that he was a researcher and an inquirer, my perspective changed. It made me want to search for knowledge in the right way. 
Imagining Participant 9: When I imagined the events, the worth of what occurred grew in my eyes. 
Humanizing Participant 29: We saw that Darwin was being unfairly treated. 
Cognitive Empathy 
Understanding different points of view Participant 1: We tore down our prejudices about Darwin and tried to look at him from a scientific point of view. 
Understanding the actions Participant 27: Darwin’s waiting 20 years is proof of how hard it is to travel this road. 
Understanding that knowledge can change Participant 26: Learning about evolution softened my thoughts about evolution. 
Critical thinking Participant 17: It made me think scientifically… 
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