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    [We] administered testosterone to men; instead of sharing money, they become selfish. Interestingly, high testosterone males are also more likely to use their own money to punish others for being selfish.
    — Paul J. Zak
    tags: sharing  money 
     
    Oxytocin infusion increases generosity in unilateral monetary transfers by 80 percent [and] increases donations to charity by 50 percent.
    — Paul J. Zak
    tags: charity 
     
    Like nature itself, modern economic life is driven by relentless competition and unbridled selfishness. Or is it?
    — Paul J. Zak
    Showing kindness causes oxytocin release in the recipient that motives him or her to be kind to others. You can start this virtuous cycle in the simplest ways, for example, by giving someone a hug. I send you a hug!
    — Paul J. Zak
    tags: kindness  giving  example 
     
    You need eight hugs a day. You'll be happier and the world will be a better place.
    — Paul J. Zak
    tags: world 
     
    Trust is kind of this economic lubricant. When trust is high, morale is high. ... Higher trust environments produce individuals who are happier.
    — Paul J. Zak
    Oxytocin connects us to other people; oxytocin makes us feel what other people feel. And it's easy to cause people's brains to release oxytocin. Let me show you. Come here. Give me a hug.
    — Paul J. Zak
    tags: people  brain 
     
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