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This Study on Altruistic Toddlers Will Make You Feel Better About the World
Not everything is terrible.
This Weekend’s Pro-Immigrant Protests Showed How Complicated People Are
It’s easy to get us riled up and fearful, but it’s also easy to get us to exhibit spontaneous compassion for strangers.
Muslims Donated Blood for Orlando Shooting Victims Despite Fasting for Ramadan
Fasting means no food or drinks for 15 hours, including the revitalizing post-donation apple juice.
Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Biology of Human Altruism
Looking to glimpses of altruism that have emerged in the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe.
Are Poor Kids More Altruistic?
A new study suggests they might be, and that the behavior could bring health benefits.
People Would Rather Lose Money Than Harm a Stranger
Interesting new research on altruism.
Heroes Act First, Think Later
Conscious thought would only slow them down.
Who Would Donate a Kidney to a Stranger? An ‘Anti-Psychopath’
They’re like psychopaths. But exactly the opposite.