Prosocial behavior consists of intentional actions that benefit another person rather than those that benefit oneself. They may consist of donating, cooperating, assisting, and volunteering that is motivated by altruism. Oftentimes, the behavior will include some risk or personal expense. For instance, if a person gives up his or her place in line for someone else, then that individual has lost the time and possibly money invested in having waited in line. Prosocial behaviors are often prompted... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 2p.