Give and Live Long

Give and Live Long

The health benefits of altruism are many, but mostly giving can mean a happier and healthier life.

Nudging Niceness: The cues which make us give

By Patrick Fagan
Six psychology principles which can help nudge people into charitable giving

The Secret to Longevity - It's About Character, Not Just Calisthenics

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Results from 80 years of research on personality & health

Always Ask for Directions

By Ran Zilca
The destination is always an experience, never a set of map coordinates.

Depression Day, June 6, 2014

By Carlton Davis
Frustration Followed By Anger Becomes Depression

Viral Values: How do Personal Values Affect Behavior?

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
Purchases based on core values are shared more often.

How to Love: A 5-Part Action Plan

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Falling in love is passive. How loving you are depends on what you are giving.

What Kinds of Support Are Most Supportive?

By Juliana Breines Ph.D.
Studies show that our first instincts may be our worst.

The myth of animal altruism

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Progressives project ideology onto animals because it feels good.

Can Compassion, Altruism, and Selflessness Really Exist?

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
Sometimes altruism is in the service of narcissism. Is that OK?

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness & Health: Compassion

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise

Can Your Job Kill You? Career Success and Longevity

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Maybe hard work is the key to a long life.

Lovingkindness Practice

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Lovingkindness meditation evokes goodwill toward all beings, including yourself.

What Is the One Essential Key to Long Life?

By Meg Selig
Excessive optimism does not pave the path to longevity.

The commons comes to life on the Internet

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Future generations may collaborate more and spend less

Becoming Single Again: People Who Are Kind to Themselves Do It Better

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The triumph of compassion over self-flagellation

Empathy on Empty

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Lack of empathy seems to be a worldwide phenomenon

Generosity - What’s in it for you?

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
How generosity helps you live longer and better lives