Top 5 Altruistic Acts of COVID-19 and Why We Do Them

Altruism looks good on the outside, but usually comes at a cost. This type of prosocial behavior can be a conundrum because offering generosity takes from the giver, gives to… read more

The Coronavirus Blues

The first half of 2020 has brought unprecedented changes in social constructs, education, and financial status, just to name a few. The worldwide coronavirus epidemic has affected and continues to… read more

Brain Training Can Brighten Depression

Summertime means more outside adventures for young and old alike. And along with the hiking, biking, and boating come increased emergency room visits for concussion and other traumatic brain injury.… read more

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