U.S. News & World Report: Givers really are happier than takers

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Generosity really is its own reward, with the brain seemingly hardwired for happiness in response to giving, new research suggests. Scientists in Switzerland used brain scans to track activity in brain regions associated with socializing, decision-making and happiness. They found that even small acts of generosity — or just promising to be charitable — triggered brain changes that make people happier. (August 15, 2017)

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