Altruism?

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Altruism?

The primal instinct to selfishly flee from a dangerous situation takes precedence over helping others - unless you have time on your hands, according to Australian researchers.

Professor Benno Torgler, of the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, and colleagues reported their work in this week's edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/03/02/tech-human-behaviour-ship-sinking.html#ixzz0h3ARlFgQ