People act less selfishly when somebody’s watching

The more uncertain we are about expectations, the more likely we are to act selfishly, a new study finds. That's key for following COVID-19 guidelines.

Ida Eriksen-U. Copenhagen • futurity
Sept. 16, 2020 ~6 min

covid-19 generosity featured society-and-culture social-lives

Generosity makes you seem hotter

New research on giving shows that "people who are perceived as more attractive are more likely to give and givers are seen as more attractive."

April Toler-Indiana • futurity
Sept. 1, 2020 ~4 min

generosity featured society-and-culture charity attraction