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Latest Prosocial behavior Stories

2014-06-30 11:42:11

New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated.

2014-06-18 11:42:10

Whether you were a quarterback or point guard, past participation in competitive team sports marks you as a winner in the competition for better jobs.

Harvesting Happiness Instead Of Chasing It
2014-04-16 04:49:21

Every day, it seems, we are bombarded with advertisements, memes and well-meaning emails telling us how to "be happy." Despite this, a new study led by Stanford University reveals that chasing happiness may actually make us less happy.

violent video games
2014-03-26 03:05:47

Children who repeatedly play violent video games are learning thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older, according to a new study by Iowa State University researchers.

2014-01-22 11:09:41

In Europe as well as worldwide, cocaine is the second most frequently used drug after cannabis.

Social Experience Creates Empathetic, Pro-social Behavior In Rats
2014-01-14 11:22:21

Rats will help a stranger in distress only if they have had prior social experience with the type of the unfamiliar individual

2013-10-24 12:26:20

Emotionally intelligent people have the ability to manipulate others to satisfy their own interest.

Genetic Link Found Between Anxiety And Prosocial Behavior
2013-10-16 06:58:29

A person’s willingness to volunteer and help others could be influenced by a gene that also impacts his or her level of social anxiety, according to research published in September’s edition of the journal Social Neuroscience.

2013-09-30 16:16:49

Boosting testosterone can promote generosity, but only when there is no threat of competition.

Texting May Be A Tip-Off For Delinquent Behavior In Adolescents
2013-09-10 08:51:00

Texting about antisocial topics and behaviors can indicate the likelihood that an adolescent will take part in more rule-breaking, delinquent or aggressive behavior, according to new research published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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