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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Why some people are more altruistic than others

Abigail Marsh
TED Talk
Originally posted June 2016

Why do some people do selfless things, helping other people even at risk to their own well-being? Psychology researcher Abigail Marsh studies the motivations of people who do extremely altruistic acts, like donating a kidney to a complete stranger. Are their brains just different?


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