Reading a lot about the science of human behavior can make you cynical, sometimes deservedly so, but cynical nonetheless.
On this blog I try to be accurate and useful and, as I have posted, research shows there is great power in optimism and hope.
So I want to take a second to step back from brass tacks and take a look at some studies that can renew a faith in humanity.
The world is not always fair. The bad are not always punished and the good do not always prevail.
But there are plenty of reasons, scientifically tested, to have hope and be positive about the future.