What makes us generous? It might be the first thing we pay attention to, researcher says

The notion that generosity requires self-control to overcome one’s inherent selfishness may not be accurate, according to a new University of Toronto study.

“With generosity, I think we sometimes have this view that we are controlled by instinctual biases, and the only way to override it is to exert some really effortful self-control,” says Cendri Hutcherson, assistant professor in the department of psychology at U of T Scarborough.

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