Latest Prosocial behavior Stories
Imagining your life as a novel—more specifically, a narrative of personal redemption, in this case—may sound narcissistic. However, if could be a sign of a selfless commitment to future generations, according to new research by Northwestern University.
New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated.
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.
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.
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.
In Europe as well as worldwide, cocaine is the second most frequently used drug after cannabis.
Rats will help a stranger in distress only if they have had prior social experience with the type of the unfamiliar individual
Emotionally intelligent people have the ability to manipulate others to satisfy their own interest.
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.
Boosting testosterone can promote generosity, but only when there is no threat of competition.
- An armed gangster.