Measuring Prosocial Behavior, Altruism, and Compassionate Love on US Television

Stacy L. Smith, Sandi W. Smith, Katherine M. Pieper, Edward Downs, Jina H. Yoo, Becka Bowden, Amber Ferris, Matthew C. Butler

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Science of Compassionate Love
Subtitle of host publicationTheory, Research, and Applications
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781444303070
ISBN (Print)9781405153935
StatePublished - Feb 24 2009


  • Altruism on US television
  • Composites of altruism
  • Content-analytic results
  • Defining prosocial behavior
  • Examining prosocial behavior and altruistic acts on US television
  • Prosocial and altruistic behavior

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