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13:15 - 13:55 9 February 2016

Lunch Hour Lectures: Why do we give? Charity-giving through an evolutionary lens

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Nichola Raihani, UCL Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment

In this talk, Dr Nichola Raihani will discuss how individuals might themsleves benefit from making charitable donations and how our psychology might trick us into believing that we are truly altruistic when we are, in fact, performing actions that are ultimately self-beneficial.


Contact

Sonia Abrams
+44 (0)203 108 3840 | events@ucl.ac.uk


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