Talk:Motivation and emotion/Book/2014/Altruism and empathy
Hello there,you might find this link to a previous chapter on empathy: Empathy: How and why we empathise. Part of my book chapter also relates to empathy so I came across this and found that I could potentially link my work to some of the concepts presented. Good luck :) U3084402 (discuss • contribs) 06:44, 12 October 2014 (UTC)
Hi , you may have already read this one but I have referred to it in my chapter on motivation and collective action(although it isn't up yet). It is a good experimental article which can be hard to find sometimes and might help "Empathy,Attitudes and Action: Can Feeling for a Member of a Stigmatized Group Motivate One to Help the Group?" - C Daniel Batson,Johee Chang, Ryan Orr and Jennifer Rowland
Theorists have suggested an empathy-altruism hypothesis which argues that empathetic concern for another person is what produces altruistic motivation (Batson, 2010). This concern generates an undesirable state of tension, and altruistic behaviours work to relieve this tension and satisfy a motivational need (Batson, 2010) Research suggests that benefits for the individual performing the empathy-induced motivational behaviours include; a reduction of cognitive tension and empathetic concern, avoidance of possible social and self-punishment by performing these behaviours, and seeking and gaining social and self-rewards (Batson, 2010). Therefore, theorists who support the empathy-altruism hypothesis suggest that the empathy-inducing motivational need enables the helper to reduce aversive cognitive arousal, avoid punishment and gain reward (Batson, 2010) (1Kristina1 (discuss • contribs)
Hi Jessie! Here's a great referencing website for the table referencing for your page :) http://libguides.newcastle.edu.au/content.php?pid=113807&sid=1208571 - u3084014
Batson, D. (2010). Empathy-induced altruistic motivation [Draft Chapter]. Inaugural Herzliya Symposium: Prosocial Motives, Emotions, And Behavior: The Better Angels Of Our Nature (2008 March, 24-27) pp.15-34. Retrieved from http://portal.idc.ac.il/en/symposium/herzliyasymposium/documents/dcbatson.pdf (1Kristina1 (discuss • contribs)
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Hi, I am also doing an empathy related topic https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Motivation_and_emotion/Book/2014/Empathy_development
I've been working on me "See also" internal links section and I thought that my findings might be useful to you too.
You may want to add my page in and there is also someone doing compassion and empathy this year https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Motivation_and_emotion/Book/2014/Compassion_and_empathy
There are also two other empathy pages I have found from previous years
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Hi! Just letting you know that I did a minor edit in your reference list. I just made the journal article names in italics in line with APA :) --U3072703 (discuss • contribs) 22:29, 25 October 2014 (UTC)
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