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A news story going viral is about Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments, who told his employees that he intends to raise the salary of every employee to $70,000 over the next three years. 535 more words

The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity

By Paul J Zak

Synopsis: A Revolution in the Science of Good and Evil.

Why do some people give freely while others are cold hearted? 164 more words


Saving the world, one hug at a time

by A.E. Malmer © 2014

Early in November, 2014 the 2014 Women’s Congress for Future Generations will be held in Minneapolis. The Congress’ focus is on women and the trauma of climate change. 823 more words

Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

Published on October 19, 2012 by Steve McGaughey

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting. 745 more words

Behavior Modification

Dog and Goat are Friends

A California researcher has uncovered a secret love felt by a goat for a mixed-breed terrier, a revelation that has changed the lives of both creatures and caused a stir in their local community. 694 more words


Oxytocin, Love in Motion

Here is another video that I came across some time ago. Paul Zak presented this at a TED Talk two years ago. It impressed me because oxytocin is a multi-functional hormone (involved in pair bonding, breastfeeding, the birthing process (delivery) and erections) and now, according to the speaker, it’s levels in the body indicates how trusting and moral a person is. 12 more words