Generosity is one of the 12 traits of social responsibility. A generous person shows a readiness to give more of something than is strictly necessary or expected (e.g., money, time, etc).
Many people hold the door open for strangers. But what do people give in return? Neuroscientists at the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC have found the door holder’s effort is a key factor in whether someone returns a favor or says “thank you.” If the door holder made a high effort by [...]