The Science of Kindness and its relationship to human evolution and the benefits of touch

There’s a whole new re-casting of Darwin’s “survival of the fittest” by evolutionary biologists and social scientists exploring the relationship between human success, the science of kindness and compassion, and its relationship to our nervous system. Here are a couple of exciting posts by Dacher Keltner (professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, the director of the Greater Good Science Center, and editor of its magazine, Greater Good) to check out:

“Darwin’s Touch: Survival of the Kindest”:

“Survival of the Kindest”:

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