Latest Altruism Stories
A Stanford study has shown that possessing the virtual superpower of flight encouraged empathetic behavior in most individuals
A natural disaster can bring out the best in older children, prompting 9-year-olds to be more willing to share, while 6-year-olds become more selfish.
According to a new study, humanity’s noblest virtue altruism may, ironically, have its origins in selfishness.
The volume of a small brain region influences one's predisposition for altruistic behavior.
What can explain extreme differences in altruism among individuals, from Ebenezer Scrooge to Mother Teresa?
"Love thy neighbor" is preached from many a pulpit.
Not all acts of altruism are alike, says a new study.
The part of the brain we use when engaging in egalitarian behavior may also be linked to a larger sense of morality, researchers have found.
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