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Stanford psychologists show that altruism is not simply innate

Researcher rolling ball with a toddler
Chia-wa Yeh
Dec 19 2014
Research, Stanford, Students

By recreating a classic experiment, Stanford psychologists find that altruistic behavior may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts.

Stanford psychology graduate student and researcher Rodolfo Cortes Barragan is an Autumn 2014 DDRO award recipient, DARE Fellow, and EDGE Mentor.

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