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The warm glow of giving starts in your brain: study

What inspires humans to acts of generosity? Economists, psychologists and philosophers have pondered this question for millennia. If one assumes that human behaviour is primarily motivated by self-interest, it seems illogical to willingly sacrifice resources for others. In an attempt to solve this paradox, some experts have theorised that giving satisfies a desire to boost one's standing in a group. Others have suggested it fosters tribal cooperation and cohesion -- a key element in mammal survival. Yet another…