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Does No Good Deed Go Unpunished? the Victimology of Altruism

Robert J. Homant and Daniel B. Kennedy

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0133
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

To explore the relationship between altruism and crime victimization, 100 undergraduates reported their experiences as crime victims and their past altruistic behaviors. Level of altruism was found ... More


The First Steps in Mate Choice: Preference Functions and Sensory Transduction

Gil G. Rosenthal

in Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691150673
eISBN:
9781400885466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150673.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the importance of sensation and sensory modality in shaping mate choice, drawing on the substantial literature on the sensory ecology of mate choice. It outlines the important ... More


Music and Imagination

Sven Hroar Klempe

in Handbook of Imagination and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190468712
eISBN:
9780190698843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468712.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Music is close to language, and when we listen to music, we may also imagine certain events, stories, and the like. The differences, although obvious, are not so easy to detect. These subtle nuances ... More


Personality

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Personality is typically thought to be stable and possess consistency over time and across situations. Personality is also referred to as individual differences or distinctiveness. The study of ... More


How we feel: understanding everyday collective emotion ascription

Margaret Gilbert

in Collective Emotions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199659180
eISBN:
9780191772238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659180.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter offers an account of collective emotions as these are conceived of in everyday thought and talk. The account has at its core a special type of commitment—a joint commitment. It is ... More


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