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Do the Poor Have More Meaningful Lives?


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall and David G. Myers on coaching students on mindfulness techniques and the question of whether people are we essentially selfish or altruistic. ... More>


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>


Extraordinary Altruism: Who Gives A Kidney To A Stranger?

I have a colleague who would not be alive today if it were not for a complete stranger, who volunteered to give her a kidney. Her kidneys were failing, and […]... More>