Older adults are more likely to make an effort to help others, a new study reports. Researchers found, when faced with tasks that required more effort, older adults were more likely to offer help than younger people. By contrast, younger adults were more selfish and put in higher levels of effort for self-benefit.
A new study report on how brain connectivity reveals our hidden motives.
Reading stories about humans, not anthropomorphic characters, teach moral lessons most effectively to young children a new study reports.
Researchers report the more empathetic you are, the more likely you are to play 'good Samaritan' and help an injured person.
Researchers have designed a new math model that could help explain social behaviors in a number of difference species.
Many teens cite a desire to get a COVID vaccine in order to do their part and protect the health of those more vulnerable in their families and communities.
University of Oregon researchers report those who write online journals that note feelings of gratitude develop an increase in altruism.