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Has the crisis made us more generous?

Has the crisis made us more generous?

Update: 2020-06-032
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Have you noticed how there have been so many acts of kindness during the pandemic, especially when it comes to food? Graihagh Jackson hears how millions were raised in a matter of days to feed healthcare workers and how people have rallied to support food banks in the past few months. But what is behind this outpouring of generosity? And crucially, can it last? This week we delve into the psychology of why so many have felt compelled to help and ask whether COVID-19 could make us more generous.

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(Picture: woman carries box of food from food bank, Credit: REUTERS/ Lucy Nicholson/BBC)
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Has the crisis made us more generous?

Has the crisis made us more generous?

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