Psychosocial Research Unit Studies Effect Of Acts of Kindliness
A study compiled by the Psychosocial Research Unit at the University of Central Lancashire and red consultancy looking at how informal helping, or the giving and receiving of acts of kindliness, works in the semi-rural West Yorkshire community of Hebden Bridge. It also explores how this can be fostered in other communities.
Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal
In highlighting the potential universality of emotional benefits stemming from prosocial spending, this paper adds to the chorus of recent interdisciplinary research on the importance of generosity for human well-being.
Taskforce For Humanity Coalition - Kindness & Health
Scientific research has found convincing evidence supporting findings that being kind offers significant health benefits, both physically and mentally.
The Science of Kindness
Our friends at Life Vest Inside have published this new video demonstrating the scientific impact of kindness.
The biology of kindness: How it makes us happier and healthier
Researchers at the University of North Carolina have published new research concluding that being a good friend, and being compassionate towards others, may be one of the best ways to improve your own health.
Singapore Kindness Movement – Did You Know? A Matter of Fact
Want to know the facts behind why being kind makes you feel good? Our fantastic friends at the Singapore Kindness Movement have produced this great video to highlight all the scientific benefits of kindness.
Whiff of ‘Love Hormone’ Helps Monkeys Show a Little Kindness
A study led by neuroscientist Michael Platt at Duke University discovered that administering the hormone Oxytocin nasally...
Dr David Hamilton’s 5 side effects of Kindness – 30th May 2011
Scientist and author of ‘Why Kindness is Good For You’ and ‘The Contagious Power of Thinking: How You Thoughts Can Influence the World’ (amongst other titles) Dr David Hamilton lays out the scientific facts about the positive side effects of kindness.
Side effects include a healthier heart and slowing of the aging process.