Feeling Humble Makes Powerful People More Generous

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Feeling Humble Makes Powerful People More Generous
Research has shown that generosity itself can lead to higher gains in social status, not to mention provide a boost to our mental well-being and happiness.

Generosity may depend on the humility of the benefactor, according to a new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. A pair of researchers from Michigan State University and New York University conducted a series of experiments aimed at untangling the relationship between status — respect, popularity, admiration, etc — and generosity. Across…