Random acts of kindness are more rewarding and improve the wellbeing of the do-gooder more than volunteering and planned generosity, study finds

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Findings of a paper published in Psychological Bulletin reported by Daily Mail UK:

Hui, B. P. H., Ng, J. C. K., Berzaghi, E., Cunningham-Amos, L. A., & Kogan, A. (2020). Rewards of kindness? A meta-analysis of the link between prosociality and well-being. Psychological Bulletin, 146(12), 1084–1116. https://doi.org/10.1037/bul0000298

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Random acts of kindness are more rewarding and improve the wellbeing of the do-gooder more than volunteering and planned generosity, study finds

Period3 Sep 2020

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  • TitleRandom acts of kindness are more rewarding and improve the wellbeing of the do-gooder more than volunteering and planned generosity, study finds
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDaily Mail
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date3/09/20
    DescriptionFindings of a paper published in Psychological Bulletin reported by Daily Mail UK: Hui, B. P. H., Ng, J. C. K., Berzaghi, E., Cunningham-Amos, L. A., & Kogan, A. (2020). Rewards of kindness? A meta-analysis of the link between prosociality and well-being. Psychological Bulletin, 146(12), 1084–1116. https://doi.org/10.1037/bul0000298
    Producer/Author Ryan Morrison
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8693629/Random-acts-kindness-rewarding-volunteering-planned-generosity-study-finds.html
    PersonsPui Hung Hui