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Why do we donate junk?

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00May 16th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Organizing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Donations of junk are creating even more work for tornado relief workers, according to an MSNBC article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43039417/ns/weather/t/after-tornadoes-junk-donations-become-challenge/ From the article: "That becomes the disaster within the disaster," said Salvation Army spokesman Mark Jones. "When people make those mass donations ... it causes the community to be overrun with them and have to deal with that [...]

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Guilt, Cooperation Linked by Neural Network

By |2016-10-05T06:45:48-04:00May 12th, 2011|Categories: Brain|Tags: , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-05-12) -- On a daily basis, our social life places us in situations where we have to decide whether or not to cooperate with others. However, the motivation that encourages us to behave cooperatively is often not clear. Now, new research suggests that anticipation of the feeling of guilt can motivate us to behave unselfishly [...]

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