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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x174 Abigail Marsh: Why some people are more altruistic than others
TV-PG

  • 2016-09-16T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Why do some people do selfless things, helping other people even at risk to their own well-being? Psychology researcher Abigail Marsh studies the motivations of people who do extremely altruistic acts, like donating a kidney to a complete stranger. Are their brains just different?

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