Oxytocin connects us to other people; oxytocin makes us feel what other people feel. And it's easy to cause people's brains to release oxytocin. Let me show you. Come here. Give me a hug.

— Paul Zak

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Oxytocin infusion increases generosity in unilateral monetary transfers by 80 percent [and] increases donations to charity by 50 percent.


Countries with a higher proportion of trustworthy people are more prosperous.


[You need] eight hugs a day. You'll be happier and the world will be a better place.


We have a biology of trustworthiness.


[We] administered testosterone to men;

instead of sharing money, they become selfish. Interestingly, high testosterone males are also more likely to use their own money to punish others for being selfish.

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