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The social psychology of prosocial behavior

by John F. Dovidio

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Helping behavior,
  • Social psychology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn F. Dovidio ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1146 .D68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3431637M
    ISBN 100805849351, 080584936X
    LC Control Number2005057453

    Prosocial behavior Social behavior that benefits another person. Prosocial personality orientation A measure of individual differences that identifies two sets of personality characteristics (other-oriented empathy, helpfulness) that are highly correlated with prosocial behavior. Reciprocal altruism. Prosocial Behavior and Altruism. Do you voluntarily help others? Voluntary behavior with the intent to help other people is called prosocial behavior. Why do people help other people? Is personal benefit such as feeling good about oneself the only reason people help one another? Research suggests there are many other reasons.

    The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior addresses the following: *the evolution of altruistic tendencies and other biological explanations of why humans are predisposed to be prosocial; *how the situation and motives that are elicited by these situations affect when and how people help; *the causes and maintenance of long-term helping, such.   The final chapter summarizes the questions and the answers that research provides. Conceptual models that elaborate on and extend the multilevel approach to prosocial behavior are used to tie these findings together. The book concludes with suggestions for future research. The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior addresses the following/5(4).

    tendency for people to form social networks, including friendships, marriage, business relationships, and many other types of relationships, with others who are similar prosocial behavior voluntary behavior with the intent to help other people reciprocity give and take in relationships romantic love. Part V investigates prosocial behavior at the societal level, with an emphasis on solving intractable conflicts and achieving desirable social change. This simulating, wide-ranging volume is sure to be of great interest to psychologists, social scientists, and anyone with an interest in understanding and fostering prosocial behavior.


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Schroeder, Louis A. Penner. Prosocial behavior occurs when people act to benefit others rather than themselves. Altruism, cooperation, and caregiving are a few examples of prosocial behavior.

Prosocial behavior is a central part of morality. As social psychologist Daniel Batson notes, much of interpersonal morality involves “giving weight to the interests and desires of others in situations in which [ ]. Prosocial behavior covers a broad range of actions intended to benefit others. This includes, but is not limited to, cooperation, sharing, helping, charitable giving, and volunteering.

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The development of prosocial behavior: Directions for future research and applications to education. Paper presented at Moral Citizenship/Education Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June Staub, E.

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These papers provide further support that factors such as physical attractiveness influence prosocial behavior in a variety of contexts.“While humans have the propensity to develop a suite of prosocial behaviors, they are also capable of developing antisocial behavior, engaging in substance abuse, experiencing depression, and bearing children at an early age Young people who develop aggressive behavior tendencies are likely to develop problems with tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use; to fail academically; to have.Written by four leading researchers in the study of prosocial behavior, this book introduces a new perspective on prosocial behavior for the 21st century.

Building on the bystander intervention work that has defined this area since the s, The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior examines prosocial behavior from a multilevel perspective.