Researchers discover converging signs of pure altruism within the brain and noted that the behavior increases as we age.
A new study report on how brain connectivity reveals our hidden motives.
Researchers have designed a new math model that could help explain social behaviors in a number of difference species.
The stress hormone cortisol reduces altruistic behaviors and alters brain activity in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in people with higher levels of empathy.
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.
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.
According to researchers, people may try to invoke negative emotions in others for altruistic reasons, not simply for their own benefit.
University of Oregon researchers report those who write online journals that note feelings of gratitude develop an increase in altruism.