"Compassion is contagious," Professor Scott Plous says. "We talk about paying it forward; the idea that if you do something good for another person [...] it sets off a kind of chain reaction."
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October 20, 2015 On this week's episode of Hidden Brain, we'll explore how being kind to others can make a real difference in your own life.
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A hug is good for Mom, and good for her daughter.
December 27, 2012 Children can easily become kinder and more helpful. And that behavior makes them more positive, more accepting and more popular with other children, a study of Canadian kids finds.
Armstrong Baillie, in costume.
November 18, 2012 In Scotland, a guy was "on the loo" one day when he wondered what it would be like to dress us as a giraffe and then go around performing random acts of kindness. Six months later, he's something of a national sensation.
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