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.
Reading stories about humans, not anthropomorphic characters, teach moral lessons most effectively to young children a new study reports.
According to researchers, people may try to invoke negative emotions in others for altruistic reasons, not simply for their own benefit.
Researchers report the more empathetic you are, the more likely you are to play 'good Samaritan' and help an injured person.
A new study reports readiness to help in an emergency situation depends heavily on your personality.
Researchers discover converging signs of pure altruism within the brain and noted that the behavior increases as we age.
Researchers have designed a new math model that could help explain social behaviors in a number of difference species.