Get into the Spirit: Acts of Holiday Kindness

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of overflowing schedules, maxing out credit cards to fulfill wish lists, and feeling overwhelmed by trying to keep up with it all. But, it’s important to step back and…

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Deepak Chopra: What Makes Us Human?

What, if anything, sets human beings apart from other species? More and more research in anthropology, primatology, and zoology points to the fact that, biologically and even behaviorally speaking, there is very little that defines humanity. Even empathy and altruism, characteristics formerly believed to be singularly human,…

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New Studies Suggest Plants Can Be Altruistic

While you most likely link altruism to humans and members of the animal family, new research out of McMaster University in Ontario, Canada and the University of Colorado Boulder shows that plants can actually be altruistic too. McMaster researchers studied the relationship between ragweed and mycorrhizal fungi….

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