17/01/2014 09:08 GMT | Updated 17/02/2014 10:59 GMT

The Science Of Kindness Explained - Why Do People Do Nice Things? (VIDEO)

Whether you're struggling with your shopping bags or you just need someone to give you a break, random acts of kindness can instantly turn a person's day from bad to good.

But what drives our need to be kind? Watch the video if you fancy finding out the science behind it all...