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Examples of Altruism

Sentences with the noun Altruism

5 examples:

Anonymity is the truest expression of altruism.
(Eric Gibson in The Wall Street Journal)

For me, it’s an edgy fashion statement, not the colour of altruism.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

It turns out that there may be a business justification for altruism.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

By temporarily inactivating a part of the brain involved in impulse-control, neuroscientists have discovered compelling evidence that we're hardwired for altruism.
(Science Daily - News, )

Their altruism is inspiring, but results of a study suggest these unsolicited or "spontaneous" volunteers may be putting themselves and others at risk for injury and, in rare cases, death as a result of their lack of training in safe and proper disaster response.
(Science Daily - News, )

Other sentences

22 examples:

Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
(Richard Dawkins)

If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
(Ayn Rand)

In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.
(John Buchanan Robinson)

A study found that siblings uniquely promote sympathy and altruism.
(Science Daily - News, )

There's a perception that the open source world is fueled by altruism, collectivism and good will.
(Forbes - Technology, )

This column is ultimately about the true meaning of altruism but let’s tee off, as it were, with a golf story.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

How generous of Karren Brady and the Davids, Gold and Sullivan, not previously known for their altruism towards supporters.
(The Independent - Football, )

The selfless sacrifice of the sterile workers to the fertility of queen and colony appears to be an act of supreme altruism.
(The Independent - Science, )

Social behaviours such as altruism and spite are widespread in nature but the conditions that promote their evolution remain elusive.
(Nature Communications, )

The assumption that mothers are more driven by altruism with regard to their children than fathers is more complex than once thought.
(Science Daily - News, )

This is slightly patronising – most individuals do approve of altruism, hence the consistently high reputation of doctors and nurses among the public.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Three behind-the-scenes videos confirm Kitty Pryde's new time-traveling abilities and hint at the misplaced altruism behind the creation of the Sentinels.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Traditionally, altruism has been defined in terms of maths – rB > C, where "C" is the cost of the action, "B" is the benefit and "r" is the "relatedness".
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

You might think that altruism is a mark of selflessness but researchers discovered those who frequently do good deeds are more likely to have more partners and more sex.
(Daily Mail - News, )

According to the research, sex releases a ‘love hormone’ oxytocin not only promotes social bonding, altruism but also spirituality and belief in God - especially among men.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Combining insights from psychology, behavioral economics and neuroscience, researchers have found converging signs of pure altruism and behavior that increase with age in the brain.
(Science Daily - News, )

Explaining the evolution of insect society, with sterile society members displaying extreme levels of altruism, has long been a major scientific challenge, dating back to Charles Darwin's day.
(Science Daily - News, )

It used to be your ability to flip burgers and operate a till that was called into question when interviewing for a position at a McDonald's restaurant, but now the process involves navigating a minefield of arbitrary questions about morality and altruism.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

Students who are bullied because of sexual orientation have willing defenders among their classmates -- motivated by leadership, courage, their beliefs in justice, altruism and having lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender friends, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Psychology, biology, and mathematics have come together to show that the occurrence of altruism and spite -- helping or harming others at a cost to oneself -- depends on similarity not just between two interacting individuals but also to the rest of their neighbors.
(Science Daily - News, )

Sociality, cooperation and “prosocial” behaviors are the foundation of human society (and of the extraordinary development of our brain) and yet, taken individually, people often show huge variation in terms of altruism/egoism, both among individuals and in the same individual at different moments in time.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers tested the assumption that self-interest is a universal trait of CEOs, showed that too much altruism can harm company performance, revealed the dark, self-destructive tendencies of some entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses and provided a way to measure and correlate greed, arrogance and company performance.
(Science Daily - News, )

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