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The Developmental Relations between Perspective Taking and Prosocial Behaviors: A Meta-Analytic Examination of the Task-Specificity Hypothesis

Gustavo Carlo, George P. Knight, Meredith McGinley, Rebecca Goodvin, and Scott C. Roesch

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Given the multidimensional nature of both perspective taking and prosocial behaviors, the authors advance an information processing position that attending to characteristics of tasks used to assess ... More


Sweetness on the Screen: A Multidimensional View of Prosocial Behavior in Media

Sarah M. Coyne and Nathan J. Smith

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on portrayals of and effects of viewing prosocial behavior in the media. Such behavior is examined using a multidimensional approach, focusing on different contexts, targets, and ... More


Multidimensionality of Prosocial Behavior: Rethinking the Conceptualization and Development of Prosocial Behavior

Nancy Eisenberg and Tracy L. Spinrad

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the issue of the multi-dimensionality of prosocial behavior and discuss a range of issues relevant to current and future work on prosocial behavior. The topics discussed ... More


Educating Students to Be Prosocial at School

Christi Bergin

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the importance of students’ prosocial behavior in preschool through high school. The chapter then discusses correlational research revealing that students who are more ... More


Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Gustavo Carlo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Prosocial behavior (actions intended to benefit others) has been associated with a number of positive outcomes across childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. However, existing research often ... More


The Study of Prosocial Behavior: Past, Present, and Future

Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Gustavo Carlo

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an introductory look at the topics addressed in the current volume, highlighting salient issues that suggest a need to consider prosocial behavior as a multidimensional ... More


Parental Socialization of Prosocial Behavior: A Multidimensional Approach

Laura M. Padilla-Walker

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines parental socialization of prosocial behavior from a multidimensional perspective. This is achieved by reviewing multiple forms of parenting, including parental warmth and ... More


Prosocial Behavior and Peer Relations in Adolescence

Kathryn R. Wentzel

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the literature on peer relationships and prosocial behavior is reviewed, and mechanisms underlying peer influence are discussed. The multidimensional nature of prosocial development ... More


Prosocial Behaviors Toward Siblings and Grandparents

Asiye Kumru and Bilge Yaĝmurlu

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter aims to examine prosocial behaviors toward siblings and grandparents. First, the nature of prosocial behaviors toward family members and the underlying motivational factors are explained ... More


Cross-Cultural Evidence of Multidimensional Prosocial Behaviors: An Examination of the Prosocial Tendencies Measure (PTM)

Meredith McGinley, Deanna Opal, María Cristina Richaud, and Belén Mesurado

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter first summarizes the accumulation of psychometric evidence which supports the multidimensionality of the Prosocial Tendencies Measure (PTM), followed by a review of corroborating ... More


Parental and Genetic Contributions to Prosocial Behavior During Childhood

Keren Fortuna and Ariel Knafo

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Considering the multidimensionality of prosocial behavior, this chapter reviews findings on genetic and environmental influences according to the type of prosocial behavior assessed, the methodology ... More


Predicting Prosocial Tendencies Among Mexican American Youth: The Intersection of Cultural Values, Social Cognitions, and Social Emotions

Gustavo Carlo, George P. Knight, Camille D. Basilio, and Alexandra N. Davis

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter reviews and critiques traditional models and approaches in the study of prosocial behaviors, especially with regard to the study of ethnic minority populations. The chapter proposes an ... More


Linking Grandparent Involvement with the Development of Prosocial Behavior in Adolescents

Jeremy B. Yorgason and Kathryn B. Gustafson

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Grandparents play an important role in the development of prosocial behaviors for their grandchildren. Most research to date has focused on parental influences in the development of prosocial ... More


Parents as Recipients of Adolescent Prosocial Behavior

Mary B. Eberly Lewis

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The multidimensionality of adolescent prosocial behavior toward parents is evident by considering the many different forms that prosocial behavior takes in an ongoing relationship, factors linked to ... More


Prosocial Behaviors in Early Childhood: Helping Others, Responding to the Distress of Others, and Working with Others

Deborah Laible and Erin Karahuta

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The goal of this chapter is to review the different types of prosocial behaviors that are present or that emerge during early childhood. The chapter focuses on three broad types of prosocial ... More


Psychological and Neurological Sources of Uniquely Human Forms of Prosocial Conduct

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, it is argued that because uniquely-human forms of prosocial conduct stem from mechanisms in the human brain, understanding how the brain evolved supplies a basis for understanding ... More


The Kindness of Strangers: Prosocial Behavior on the Internet

Lee Sproull, Caryn A. Conley, and Jae Yun Moon

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines online prosocial behavior, defined as voluntary intentional actions, taking place on the Internet, to benefit others with no expectation of personal reward. The focus is on ... More


Evolution, Prosocial Behavior, and Altruism: A Roadmap for Understanding Where the Proximate Meets the Ultimate

Patricia H. Hawley

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Explorations into the multi-dimensionality of prosocial behavior and its underlying motivations is nothing less than a pursuit of the nature of human nature. This chapter disentangles definitions ... More


The Evolution of Uniquely Human Prosocial Behaviors

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews and evaluates accounts of how the mental mechanisms that dispose people to emit uniquely human forms of prosocial behavior evolved, beginning with Boehm’s proposition that ... More


Social-Cognitive Contributors to Young Children’s Empathic and Prosocial behavior

Amrisha Vaish and Felix Warneken

in Empathy: From Bench to Bedside

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016612
eISBN:
9780262298612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016612.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses motivational factors and the contributors responsible for the empathic and prosocial behavior of young children. The reasons that people engage in prosocial behaviors, ... More


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