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Altruism

A brief and accessible overview of altruism by Psychology Today, with helpful links to additional readings and research. This description discusses how altruistic behavior is innate in humans to a certain extent, but also can be cultivated and influenced by one’s environment. Educators may want to think about how their learning environments can support the development of altruistic behaviors and norms in students.

   Article

   2 minutes

   By: Psychology Today

   K-12 educators | Lifelong learners


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