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Stuff To Blow Your Mind

HowStuffWorks.com

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture

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Science & Medicine 10
Top 200 198

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Altruism is Alive and Well

September 16th, 2010

Episode 71 of 812 episodes

If a person helps someone else without receiving an award, then that person has committed an act of altruism. Or have they? In this episode, Robert and Allison explore the science behind altruism in humans and other animals.

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