Category Archives: Altruism

From individualism to Altruism – Changing Society

A rise in individualism helps create generations of people with more altruistic mindsets, researchers report. Altruism based on individual values is changing Western society. People in Western countries have seen a rise in individualism for quite some time, and this … Continue reading

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Babies show sense of fairness, altruism as early as 15 months

“Our findings show that these norms of fairness and altruism are more rapidly acquired than we thought,” said Jessica Sommerville, a University of Washington associate professor of psychology who led the study. “These results also show a connection between fairness and … Continue reading

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