The More Gray Matter You Have, the More Altruistic You are, University of Zurich Study  
7/12/2012 7:39:41 AM

The volume of a small brain region influences one's predisposition for altruistic behavior. Researchers from the University of Zurich show that people who behave more altruistically than others have more gray matter at the junction between the parietal and temporal lobe, thus showing for the first time that there is a connection between brain anatomy, brain activity and altruistic behavior.