We feel the "warm glow" of kind acts regardless of whether it is strategic (something to be gained as a consequence) or altruistic (nothing to be gained personally). In the study below, psychologists have found there is something even more unique about altruistic kindness and our intentions behind altruistic giving. They conclude that altruistic giving should not be minimized by "tokens". - Ameeta
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Editor's Note: We feel the "warm glow" of kind acts regardless of whether it is strategic (something to be gained as a consequence) or altruistic (nothing to be gained personally). In the study below, psychologists have found there is something even more unique about altruistic kindness and our intentions behind altruistic giving. They conclude that altruistic giving should not be minimized by "tokens". - Ameeta
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Psychologists show that the warm glow of kindness is real; even when there's nothing in it for you.
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