There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.
Do children become more kind and empathetic after a disaster— or does the experience make them more focus more on self-preservation?
In disasters, it’s human nature to band together and be kind to one another in order to survive
Human inclinations are not primarily selfish: kindness and altruism have been evolutionarily valued in mates, and even the youngest children often try to be helpful
People who are hard-wired to show empathy and kindness do so even in the face of a threatening or untrustworthy world.
Rats may not be, well, such rats after all. In the first study of its kind, researchers show that rats engage in empathy-driven behavior, helping to free a trapped cagemate for no reward other than relieving its fellow rat’s …
Can extra nurturing during infancy make your child kinder and smarter?