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.
Contrary to popular belief, researchers report most people do not interfere when they witness someone abusing a stranger.
University of Oregon researchers report those who write online journals that note feelings of gratitude develop an increase in altruism.
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.
Researchers have designed a new math model that could help explain social behaviors in a number of difference species.
Researchers report those who enter into an altruistic act, such as donating a kidney to an anonymous recipient, are more sensitive to a stranger's fear and pain.
UCSD researchers have developed a new method to assess a person's levels of wisdom. The test, SD-WISE, uses neurobiology, as well as a psychosocial basis to measure the individual level of wisdom.
A new neuroimaging study reveals people who consider themselves to be egotistical have no increased activity in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex when they think about the distant future. By contrast, altruistic people have increased activity in this region when asked to consider the consequences of the distant future.