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Doing good may make people look better

Sara Konrath, IUPUI and Femida Handy, University of Pennsylvania Giving is good for you. For years, researchers have been finding that people who support charities or...

National survey shows that social service nonprofits are trying to help...

Mirae Kim, Georgia State University and Dyana Mason, University of Oregon The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea A recent...

A window into the hearts and minds of billionaire donors

Hans Peter Schmitz, University of San Diego As the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic toll increases, many billionaires and their foundations are making very public efforts to...

Rich folks aren’t that stingy after all

Benjamin A. Priday, Texas A&M University At least half of American families have been giving money to charity every year – but that fraction...

Do people become more selfless as they age?

Ulrich Mayr, University of Oregon Looking for something to binge-watch while you’re hunkering down at home? Consider checking out the popular TV show “The Good Place.”...

China’s big donors are pitching in to deal with the new...

Charles Sellen, Indiana University and Fabrice Jaumont, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH) – USPC Less than a month after China confirmed the emergence...

Paying all blood donors might not be worth it

Gretchen Chapman, Carnegie Mellon University The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it. Gretchen Chapman is a decision scientist who explores what makes it...

Calling donors to thank them doesn’t make them more likely to...

Anya Samek, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Donors gave US$380 million to nonprofits during 2018’s Giving Tuesday donation...

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A view from the 2014 UN Climate Summit in New York

By Don Henry, University of Melbourne The 2014 UN Climate Summit has wrapped up in New York. What has progressed and what big challenges remain...