Acts of Kindness Are Universal

Acts of Kindness Are Universal

A new study found that “people rely on each other for help constantly.” In fact, “people signal a need for assistance, such as asking someone to pass them a utensil, once every couple of minutes. And the research revealed that those requests for help do not go unanswered: Across cultures, people comply with these small requests far more often than they decline them. On the rare occasions when people do decline, they explain why.” This suggests that “people from all cultures have more similar cooperative behaviors than prior research has established.” 


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Taylor Marks is a certified holistic health coach and professionally trained chef from The Institute of Culinary Education. Her passions include the latest research in health science, culinary arts, holistic wellness, and guiding others towards feeling their best.