Residents of Racially Diverse Neighborhoods Are More Likely to Help Others
This reflects the fact they are more prone to identify with all of humanity.
Don't Expect 'Do-Gooder' Corporations to Save the World
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.
Is Religion Hazardous to Your Child's Moral Health?
A study finds children raised in religious households are less altruistic than those raised in non-religious families.
The Evolution of Spite
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?
From Humbug! to Humble: The Power of the Scrooge Effect
A new study finds thoughts of our mortality can make us more generous.