B Lab markets their do-gooder stamp of approval as a sign of global citizenship and transparency. In fact, it's a half-measure signifying nothing.
A study finds children raised in religious households are less altruistic than those raised in non-religious families.
A new theory detailing why people engage in racist and spiteful behavior highlights how we act most altruistically toward those similar to ourselves. At a time when racial discrimination at the hands of law enforcement is so prevalent, could understanding the scientific underpinnings of such feelings prevent similar conduct in the future?
A new study finds thoughts of our mortality can make us more generous.
Whether they are creating jobs or cooperation, new research backs up a positive role for the well-off—up to a point.
New research suggests training designed to increase feelings of compassion can lead to more altruistic behavior.