THE KEY TO SPIRITUAL HEIGHTS ... Brilliant minds explain the importance of cooperation and risk expertise - and make you smarter [1]

[ Sun. Oct. 21. 2012 ]

The responses of the researchers can identify trends that will shape the science in the coming years. This year marks a major trend: the importance of cooperation. Since the 1960s have biologists and social scientists disputed stubborn that among animals and human altruism admit, writes about the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt of the University of Virginia: "Any form of altruism has been explained away as a disguised form of egoism, the natural end of Selection serve. "Only slowly set by the realization that this" biological reductionism "was false, so Haidt.