Perception of one’s body signals and altruism

Interoception (one persons perception of her or his body signals) seems to increase altruistic behaviour. A study shows that there seems to be an unique link between an individual’s history of altruistic acts and the body responses they elicit. In other words, human’s might literally listen to their heart to guide their altruistic behaviour. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-14318-8

Warning to Humanity

More than 15,360 scientists from 184 countries has signed a manifesto, asking governments to take immediate action and drastically diminish our per capita consumption of fossil fuels, meat and other resources. This manifesto refers to the manifesto signed 1992, by more than 1,700 scientists. Humanity is now being given a second notice. By failing to […]