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Altruism Probably Arose From Selfishness Say Researchers
2013-01-24 08:27:55

According to a new study, humanity’s noblest virtue altruism may, ironically, have its origins in selfishness.

2013-01-17 23:03:40

ArrestRecords.us.org shares the importance of checking up on would-be employees and how their new records can help. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 17, 2013

2012-12-13 12:34:01

Moral stereotypes about "typical" liberals and conservatives held by both groups are generally correct, but exaggerated both for their own group and the other.

2012-12-11 12:03:06

Public opinion on environmental issues such as climate change, deforestation, and toxic waste seems to fall along increasingly partisan lines.

2012-11-29 13:41:09

Study shows that moral evaluations are faster but more extreme and flexible than practical ones.

Emotional Communication Uses Sense Of Smell
2012-11-06 12:58:08

Dutch researchers have found that humans may be able to communicate emotional signals such as fear and disgust using the sense of smell.

2012-09-30 23:03:11

Understanding psychology and morality scientifically as in ‘Conflict Analysis, the Formal Theory of Behavior’ and ‘Science Stealing the Fire of the Gods and Healing the World’, by Albert

The More Altruistic You Are, The More Gray Matter You Have
2012-07-11 20:45:39

The volume of a small brain region influences one's predisposition for altruistic behavior.

2012-07-11 13:22:20

What can explain extreme differences in altruism among individuals, from Ebenezer Scrooge to Mother Teresa?

2012-06-19 14:01:16

Religions are thought to serve as bulwarks against unethical behaviors. However, when it comes to predicting criminal behavior, the specific religious beliefs one holds is the determining factor.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.