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Extraordinary Altruism: Who Gives a Kidney to a Stranger?

Altruistic Acts More Common in States With High Well-Being

Geographic differences and levels of well-being predict whether people are likely to donate a kidney to a stranger, an extremely altruistic act. ... More>

The WEIRD Evolution of Human Psychology

You’re Just One in 7 Billion!

picture of many people; used for 7 billion pr

Did you take a deep breath before pushing and shoving your way into a crowded train this morning? Stepped on a few toes or nerves perhaps? Phew, well, if you thought dodging elbows and trying to hop on that crowded morning rush hour train was bad, try thinking about this – the world’s population recently hit 7 billion and in an already crowded planet, that poses quite a problem.... More>