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prosocial

(prəʊˈsəʊʃəl)
adj
(Sociology) acting to the benefit of society in general : prosocial behaviour.
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Designing a Prosocial Classroom: Fostering Collaboration in Students from Pre-K - 12 with the Curriculum You Already Use
The findings, described in the journal Current Biology, could shed light on the origins of "prosocial" behaviour in human beings.
While research into this field has increased considerably over recent years, the majority of studies have focused on the role of empathy and guilt in children's prosocial and antisocial behavior, and little attention has been paid to other moral emotions such as pride and shame.
One of the problems we've always faced--but which seems even more problematic now--is how we solve problems that require cooperation on a very large scale, whereas the prosocial emotions that lead to cooperation evolved in smaller groups.
broad categories, proself and prosocial. (34) Proself individuals are
Women, on the other hand, were concluded to be using the social platform for 'prosocial reasons,' particularly community building and connecting with others.
The SDQ consists of 25 items that are divided into 5 subscales--4 are related to difficulties (hyperactivity /inattention, emotional symptoms, peer relationship problems, and conduct problems) and 1 to strengths (prosocial behaviour).
The game - dubbed a 'prosocial' game - will be targeted at the UK, China, Uganda, Pakistan and Jamaica in a bid to reduce violence against women and children.
Prosocial behaviors, which are actions intended to benefit others, are important for cooperation.
Also, males who were physically aggressive or oppositional (e.g., who refused to share materials or blamed others) had lower annual earnings in their 30s and males who were prosocial (e.g., who shared or helped) had higher earnings later.
In view of the future increasing demands on the job center and against the background that prosocial retreats for the existing system and announced the suspension of support, The procurement of a new specialized procedure is necessary.