Source: BBC
Brain - Why being kind could help you live longer
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I mean be kind to everyone

Ahead of World Kindness Day this week, what does it actually mean to be kind - and why is it important ?

Mr Fessler's work has looked at how people can be motivated to be kind simply by witnessing acts of kindness - and working out who is affected by this " contagious kindness "

They are inspired to replicate those acts, he says - but we are still trying to understand the mechanisms of kindness

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