How to Boost Charitable Giving

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Every day, people give up their hard-earned cash for good causes. This kind of generosity—accepting a personal sacrifice to benefit others—is often referred to as “altruism”. At a larger collective scale, it literally saves lives by moving money from places where it has a relatively small impact to places where it has a relatively big impact. $10 for the average American might buy lunch, whereas $10 for a poverty-stricken family in…

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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

Neuroscientist writing about brains, behavior, & health. Sign up for my free newsletter on the science of well-being: erman.substack.com