Why does helping out a friend in need feel so good? Evolutionary scientists believe that altruism has such deep roots in human nature because helping and cooperation are necessary for our survival as a species. On the next Line One, host Prentiss Pemberton discusses why acting with kindness for others feels so good, and how these selfless acts contribute to our own health and wellness.
HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW
- Lisa Aquino, Executive Director, Catholic Social Services
- What is Altruism?
- What’s behind the philosophy of altruism?
- The science of generosity: Why giving makes you so happy
- Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (10:00 – 11:00am)
- Send email to email@example.com before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
- Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)
LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT
LINE ONE’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic offer extensive health information libraries
- MedlinePlus has a guide to finding reliable health information on the internet
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
- Carl Sagan’s Baloney Detection Kit and common logical fallacies
SUBSCRIBE: Get Line One: Your Health Connection updates automatically by: