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1. Jonathan J Yip. Can Social Comparison Lead to a Decrease in Prosocial Behavior?</h1>.

Degree: PhD, Psychology, 2010, University of Notre Dame

This research addressed whether upward or downward social comparisons can affect people’s prosocial behavior toward the comparison targets. In this experiment, 123 undergraduates responded to cards from a standard inkblot test. Then they were randomly assigned to conditions in which they were told that their performance indicated that they were either inferior or superior to their peers on personal characteristics. A control group was given no feedback about their performance. Participants’ prosocial behaviors were measured 2-days post-manipulation. Results indicated that participants in both the upward and downward comparison groups, compared with the control group, showed significantly reduced prosocial behavior. I suggest that drawing either upward or downward comparisons can make people feel competitive with the targets and thus less inclined to help them. Advisors/Committee Members: George Howard, Committee Member, Anita Kelly, Committee Chair, Irene Park, Committee Member, Dan Lapsley, Committee Member.

Subjects/Keywords: Competition; Social Comparison; Self-views; Prosocial Behavior

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APA (6th Edition):

Yip, J. J. (2010). Can Social Comparison Lead to a Decrease in Prosocial Behavior?</h1>. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Notre Dame. Retrieved from https://curate.nd.edu/show/ns064457m7q

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Yip, Jonathan J. “Can Social Comparison Lead to a Decrease in Prosocial Behavior?</h1>.” 2010. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Notre Dame. Accessed October 20, 2019. https://curate.nd.edu/show/ns064457m7q.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Yip, Jonathan J. “Can Social Comparison Lead to a Decrease in Prosocial Behavior?</h1>.” 2010. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Yip JJ. Can Social Comparison Lead to a Decrease in Prosocial Behavior?</h1>. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Notre Dame; 2010. [cited 2019 Oct 20]. Available from: https://curate.nd.edu/show/ns064457m7q.

Council of Science Editors:

Yip JJ. Can Social Comparison Lead to a Decrease in Prosocial Behavior?</h1>. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Notre Dame; 2010. Available from: https://curate.nd.edu/show/ns064457m7q

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