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    • ...behaviour is known to increase happiness, which could thereby motivate generosity. In this study, we... ...use functional magnetic resonance imaging and a public pledge for future... generosity to investigate the brain mechanisms... ...with increases in happiness. Participants promised... ...and...
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    • ...or disadvantageous, reduce average momentary happiness. Furthermore, the relative impacts... of advantageous and disadvantageous inequality on momentary happiness at the individual level predict... a subject’s generosity in a separate dictator game...
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    • Valid and reliable self-report happiness scales have prompted a wellspring... ...of research into the causes and consequences of human happiness, allowing researchers from across... ...in the social sciences, religion and philosophy. As this body... ...for the study of happiness to be more social...and
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    • ...information modulates the sensory signals, and at what levels does this... ...’s emotional expressions (anger, happiness, fear, and sadness) modulate touchee’s... ...processing was indexed using SEPs, and self-reports of touch experience... ...after angry, happy and sad facial expressions...
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    • Breastfeeding is a dynamic biological and social process based on hormonal... ...of breastfeeding in infant development and on the role of oxytocin... ...associated with faster recognition of happiness, providing evidence for a... ...views of oxytocin function and support accounts that view...
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    • ...life will be seriously impeded and, in turn, expectations leading... ...satisfactory interactions can become norms and institutionalize cooperation. In this... ...assess people’s expectations of generosity in a series of controlled... ...closely the donations observed and showing that as a...
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    • ...are modulated by emotional features and/or individuals' characteristics. In... ...volunteers to investigate these behavioural and neurophysiological modulations using magnetoencephalography.... ...autism spectrum quotient (AQ) and the systemising quotient (SQ)... ...behavioural and... ...and...
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    • ...the relation between generous spending and happiness holds around the world,... ...countries as impoverished as India and Uganda. “Here in North... .... “But we see that generosity is rewarding in rich and poor countries.”
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    • ...both among the scholarly community and in the general public, and many insist that equality is... ...studies, cross-cultural research, and experiments with babies and young children, we argue... ...distributions, not equal ones, and that when fairness and equality clash, people prefer... ...and...
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    • ...representing potential rewards for self and others is crucial for understanding... ...neural representation of social value and the modulation by oxytocin,... ...evaluating monetary allocations to self and other (self–other allocations)... ...between potential and preferred allocations... ...and...
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    • ...in Axis 1 psychiatric disorders and advocates the use of these... ...measures of the RDoC Affiliation and Attachment, Reward Responsiveness, Reward... Learning and Reward Valuation constructs. Although... ...of impaired integration of social and cognitive information, avoidance of... ...and...
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    • ...psychologist probes how altruism, evolution and neurobiology mean that we can...
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    • ...interactions between general (theory) and practical (judgement). The... ...the properties of practical wisdom and how they interact based on... ...their actions from an external and internal perspective. Knowing that... others and the individual themselves are happy... ...inner calm and... ...and...
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    • ...donation in 27 Chinese donors and compared their mood states with... ...in terms of anger- hostility and fatigue compared to non-donors... ...a result of the donation and they thought they did an... ...prepared well for the donation, and 40% found the experience... ...(10.5%) and some others were...
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    • ...the mathematical theory of statistics, and the opening at University College... ...handsome building provided by the generosity of Sir Herbert Bartlett,... ...Statistics, including the Galton Laboratory and the Drapers' Company Biometric... ...developed by Prof. Pearson and his pupils has not...
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    • ...the Vatican gardens, through the generosity of the Pope. Besides... ...there were present Church dignitaries and lay members of the Vatican... ...of the Royal Italian Academy and of the Academy of the... Lincei, and members of other Roman cultural... and scientific bodies.
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    • ...a hand to immediate family and relatives. But humans alone... ...along the border between Venezuela and Brazil, human cooperation in... ...inner Samaritan who is selfless and community-minded, as philosophers... ...motivated by veiled economic calculations and selfishness or by egoism,... ...and...
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    • ...the principle of collective security and said that in spite of... ...get together in a sane and orderly atmosphere, so that... ...common good of their people, and that the wonders of scientific... discovery and inventive genius may at last... ...towards increasing human happiness instead of being...
  23. Special Features |

    • ...enjoy many advantages in life and, with some effort, can...
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    • ...the Privy Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, a post... ...Physical Laboratory began in 1899, and he was superintendent ofthe Physical... ...by other methods. He designed and helpedto construct many new instruments... and devices, and his results on the measurement... ...and... ...and...
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    • ...as clerks, civil servants, and company employees. In Gothicizing... ...kinship between Melville’s Bartleby and Kafka’s Samsa: Bartleby’... ...the place into a house, and Samsa’s transformation into the... ...settings render each protagonist uncanny and ghostly. The discovery of... ...and closed-...
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    • ...everything pertaining to the glory and happiness of a nation, is... ..., but a little better, and on a scale that corresponds... ...the people, foremost in liberty and in generosity 01' thought and application. It is this... ...that produced the needle threader and the sewing machine, when...
    Scientific American 14 , 341–341
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    • The gap between the rich and the poor has grown wider...
    Scientific American 315 , 48–53
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    • ...will sound paradoxical to some, and I spend much of the... ...essay arguing for its plausibility and locating it within the larger... ...of a collection on integrity and its counterfeits.
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    • ...still, such do exist, and we hardly know whether to... ...cover them, they remain calm and happy, the sleep is... ...those devoid of the finer and more delicate instincts of human... ...affections, without pity, without generosity; and nevertheless they die , with... ...during life, and refuses to...
    Scientific American 4 , 1627–1627
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    • ...or bad on every university and college in the land.... ...of fire” in struggles wider and keener than any in which... ...they have yet been engaged; and in which each, according... ...naturally halt for a moment, and before we face the future...
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    • ...designed to measure a ‘safe and just’ development space, we... ...with meeting basic human needs, and compare this to downscaled planetary... ..., sanitation, access to electricity and the elimination of extreme poverty... .... Strategies to improve physical and social provisioning systems,...
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    • ...economist, philosopher, social reformer and child prodigy, was one... ...the 19th century. How remarkable and how interesting has never before... ...in economic, political, social and philosophical thought, so that... ...deal about his mental development and intellectual life. Yet to... ...and...
    Scientific American 192 , 108–118
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    • , orators, historians, and philosophers have frequently illustrated their... ...perfectly certain that the life and fortune of every one of... ...learn at least the names and the moves of the pieces... ...a notion of a gambit, and a keen eye for all... the means of giving and getting out of check?...
    Scientific American 5 , 2044–2044
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    • ..., Lieut.—Col. Tabuteau, and Capt. Shelley. Altogether there... ..., Roumania, Russia, Sweden, and Switzerland.
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    • ...of the British, German, and American societies of engineers and men learned in metallurgy.... ...societies of men—deep thinkers and practical exponents of the results... ...science in their particular pursuit. And thatPittsburgshould have had the honor... ...distinguished visitors and many ladies...
    Scientific American 30 , 12351–12354
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    • ...feelings of empathy, sociability, and interpersonal closeness. One line... ...the acute effects of MDMA and oxytocin on social and emotional processing in healthy human... ...included measures of emotion recognition and sociability (desire to be... ...). Cardiovascular and subjective effects were...
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    • ...itself a comparatively simple matter, and is easily described; but... ...it is associated with great and interesting conditions of society, and, at its highest. rises... ...of what is most beautiful and wonderful in human achievement,... the written and printed speech of man.... ...and a... ...and...
    Scientific American 38 , 15784–15786
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    • ...a year after his unexpected and sudden death, and to provide a comprehensive analysis... ...elegans, Drosophila, Xenopus, Birds and mice are rapidly being generated... ...be validated by elegant gain and loss of function studies.... ...diagnostic tools, Ets factors and the genes they control...
    • ...otherwise uncommon book are tried and true prefatory cliché: a... ...it's spring or something, and having duly remarked on the... ...is both an institutional malaise and a consequent disease of character... ...them in didactically, as contradictions and exaggerations, to highlight various...
    Scientific American 210 , 139–148
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