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Psych Researchers: General Benevolence Increases with Age


Altruistic brainsNew evidence from UO Psychology researchers identifies a “general benevolence” factor that increases as people age.

The research was led by grad student Jason Hubbard. Other authors include psych faculty membersĀ Ulrich Mayr andĀ Sanjay Srivastava. The research made front page news in the Register-Guard, here. The source article is here.

You can also hear Prof. Mayr discuss the research on Oregon Public Radio’s Think Out Loud here.

Great work, team!