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Summer Allen & Jill Suttie – How Our Brains Make Us Generous

A recent series of ground-breaking neuroscience studies suggest that empathy and altruism are deeply rooted in human nature. Each year, people in the United States give billions of dollars to charity. Every day, people volunteer their time to help complete strangers. Routinely, we hear of selfless acts where people put their own lives in danger to help someone else. Economists …