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Altruists Have More Sex

By Tom Jacobs The issue of why people act selflessly has long puzzled evolutionary psychologists. If our behavior is truly driven by Richard Dawkins's famous "selfish gene," why do we waste time and resources helping strangers? New research provides a plausible answer: Altruists do indeed get rewarded--with better sex lives. Previous research has found that "altruists are more attractive than non-altruists, all else being equal," writes a research team led by Canadian psychologist Steven Arnocky.
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