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Why some people are more altruistic than others - Abigail Marsh


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Every year, hundreds of extraordinary altruists risk their lives to save strangers by, for example, rescuing them from danger or donating organs to restore them to health. Scientists have struggled to explain how such behavior exists. Can brain imaging studies of extraordinary altruists help us understand the origins of human selflessness, care, and compassion?

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