If doing “bad” deeds leads to feelings of shame, it makes sense that doing “good” deeds would probably make us feel better about ourselves. The claim that ‘helping makes you happy’ has long populated many a self-help manual, while performing ‘random acts of kindness’ has been touted as a sure-fire way of boosting your mood. But the question for us, and a team of researchers led by Dr. Oliver Scott Curry, from the Institute of Cognitive...
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