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Oxytocin and the Neurobiology of Human Virtues: Resilience, Generosity, and Compassion

Project Leader(s)

Paul Zak, Professor of Economics
Claremont Graduate University

Grantee(s)

Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, CA)

Description

This three-year project proposes to develop convergent evidence on the neurobiology of the human virtues of resilience, generosity, and compassion through three experimental projects that utilize the techniques of fMRI, measurements of hormone release, genetic analyses, and exogenous hormone infusion.

Grant Amount:
$1,487,740
Start Date:
September 2007
End Date:
August 2010
Grant ID:
12474

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