Latest Altruism Stories
In the fight for survival, plants are capable of complex social behaviours and may exhibit altruism towards family members, but aggressively compete with strangers.
A recent study shows implications for nurturing human egalitarianism and cooperating, based on the first evidence that a basic sense of fairness and altruism appears in infancy.
Researchers performed an experiment with and found the first evidence that children have a sense of fairness as early as 15-months-old.
People who volunteer may live longer than those who don't, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves.
Using simple robots to simulate genetic evolution over hundreds of generations, Swiss scientists provide quantitative proof of kin selection and shed light on one of the most enduring puzzles in biology: Why do most social animals, including humans, go out of their way to help each other?
The 4th R Foundation, a non-profit education research foundation is pleased to announce a totally new subject, just like math and science, that teaches wisdom; which is super mature emotional intelligence. This subject enables individuals, groups and countries to become wise.
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial, the online source for people to find handpicked experiences at a great value, is working with GlobalGiving to aid relief efforts in Japan.
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