Kindness is contagious

In findings sure to gladden the heart of anyone who’s ever wondered whether tiny acts of kindness have larger consequences, researchers have shown that generosity is contagious.

Goodness spurs goodness, they found: A single act can influence dozens more.

This is the same team that’s been studying how many things, loneliness, obesity, happiness, spread through social networks.  Wired has a good write up on the research.

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