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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.

2012-05-23 21:50:14

An individual’s sense of right or wrong may change depending on their activities at the time – and they may not be aware of their own shifting moral integrity — according to a new study looking at why people make ethical or unethical decisions.

2012-05-15 19:18:17

Our decisions to trust people with our money are based more on how they look then how they behave.

2012-04-30 15:47:53

Not all acts of altruism are alike, says a new study.

2012-03-28 17:38:17

While government officials have argued that "enhanced interrogation techniques" are necessary to protect American citizens, the effectiveness of such techniques has been debated.

2012-03-15 23:25:42

It’s normal to not always act on your sense of compassion—for example, by walking past a beggar on the street without giving them any money.

2012-02-21 21:16:23

Why do some people behave morally while others do not?


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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