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Examples of Altruistic

Sentence with the relative superlative degree of the adjective Altruistic

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When researchers at Georgetown University wanted to study the brains of the most altruistic people they could find, they looked at a group of anonymous kidney donors, including one Canadian.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

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44 examples:

She was impressed with the altruistic service of nurses.

I also think that someone is sure to use it for selfish and not purely altruistic ends.

Peter was an altruistic video game player; he would give items to people who needed them, rather than selling them for personal profit.

Cliques make team player less altruistic.
(Science Daily - News, )

This is an example of how altruistic suicide can be favored by nature.
(Science Daily - News, )

The number of altruistic organ donors has almost tripled in the space of a year.
(BBC News - Health, )

They also show how empathy motives increase altruistic behavior in selfish people.
(Science Daily - News, )

Apple goes altruistic for the holidays with the launch of its biggest (RED) campaign ever.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Scientists at Georgia State University say that this is not a purely altruistic trait, however.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Shakespeare got his psychology right: Low status can make us more altruistic, says Alison Gopnik.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

This was the first ever case of altruistic donation in the UK that occurred through social media.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Altruistic surrogacy is the only kind permitted in Australia but it doesn't always end with everyone happy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

New MRI scans conducted by the University of Oregon suggest altruistic behavior increases with age in the brain.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The altruistic behaviour that manifests in our minds as "morality" may actually be one of our species-defining features.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

In a recent study, children from more religious backgrounds and upbringings were less likely to exhibit altruistic behaviors.
(UPI - Science News, )

Three new studies found business leaders can be both too greedy and too altruistic -- both to the detriment of employees and profits.
(UPI - Science News, )

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin's ploy to be picked last in the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft was for altruistic reasons after all.
(Amy Cleveland in CBC News - World, )

When Walter Kirn, a respected journalist, volunteers to deliver a paralysed dog to a stranger, he is not acting purely out of altruistic motives.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The “sharing economy” and similar terms suggest that technology-enabled transactions are altruistic endeavors and not commercial interactions.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Nguyen Ha Dong, the Vietnamese Hanoi-based developer who created and pulled the app, said he did so for altruistic reasons - not because of a legal threat.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

From caring for homeless elephants in Thailand to enlarging a medical school in South Korea, these altruistic leaders are boosting society in creative ways.
(Forbes - Business, )

Pope Francis has urged world leaders to be more altruistic and to better look out for the poor and hungry — or else mankind's greed will destroy will world.
(The Independent - People, )

The sun’s change from practical, traditional, goal-oriented Capricorn to the futuristic, altruistic sign of Aquarius will bring a different kind of progress.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Researchers studied 1-2 year olds, and say the results suggest that altruistic behaviour may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Researchers from the University of St Andrews and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, demonstrated that primates display similar altruistic behaviour to humans.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The report investigates whether training adults in compassion can result in greater altruistic behavior and related changes in neural systems underlying compassion.
(Science Daily - News, )

Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling -- they are receiving a health boost too, researchers report.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new computational model of how the brain makes altruistic choices is able to predict when a person will act generously in a scenario involving the sacrifice of money.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers from the Nara University of Education, Japan, discovered that music has the power to promote altruistic behaviour, but it's all down to personal preferences.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

In contrast, the dopamine-boosting Parkinson's drug levodopa made healthy people more selfish, eliminating an altruistic tendency to prefer harming themselves over others.
(Science Daily - News, )

But its dramatic ouster this month reflects a growing anti-Islamist backlash across the Middle East that serves many agendas, not all of them altruistic, Nahlah Ayed writes.
(CBC News - World, )

German lawmakers passed a bill Friday allowing assisted suicide for "altruistic motives" but banning the practice in cases where it is being conducted on a "business" basis.
(Fox News - Health, )

Manipulation is often thought of as morally repugnant, but it might be responsible for the evolutionary origins of some helpful or altruistic behavior, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Here’s a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are more generous and altruistic than children from observant families.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Altruistic hackers urge car makers to start taking digital threats to vehicle security seriously, as Def Con and Black Hat attendees learn more about the potential for attacks on autos.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Researchers have used several different ways of testing Hamilton's rule, the core mathematical formula of kin selection, as an explanation for the evolution of much altruistic behavior in animals.
(Science Daily - News, )

Now, new research helps clarify some of the confusion, which could lead to better interventions to promote positive behaviors in adolescents and clues as to what makes some individuals altruistic.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists from University of California, Los Angeles, revealed nice people are hardwired to be altruistic, since they have heightened activity in the brain regions that fuel empathetic responses.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Understanding what motivates people to be altruistic can not only inform our own behaviors, it may also play a role in creating more just societal institutions, including the legal and penal systems.
(Science Daily - News, )

People are much more likely to decide to donate a kidney to a stranger -- an extraordinarily altruistic act -- in areas of the United States where levels of well-being are high, according to a new study published.
(Science Daily - News, )

A study of risk communication as it relates to altruistic behavior has found that portraying an event as a distant risk, despite highlighting its importance and potential progression, fails to prompt altruistic behavior intention among the US public.
(Science Daily - News, )

Using modern genetic approaches, a team of researchers has provided strong support for the long-standing, but hotly debated, evolutionary theory of kin selection, which suggests that altruistic behavior occurs as a way to pass genes to the next generation.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new study throws important light on how altruistic behavioral intentions related to the Ebola outbreak were deeply rooted in cultural values and worldviews and emotions, yet also were influenced by the ways in which people dealt with factual risk information related to the outbreak.
(Science Daily - News, )

A close reading of Charles Darwin's The Descent of Man reveals that so-called altruistic behavior is not a minor quirk, but it is actually the signature trait that will determine whether the human species continues, or disappears like 99% of the species that have ever existed on planet earth.
(Forbes - Education, )

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