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Motivation, Altruism, Personality, and Social Psychology

The Coming Age of Altruism

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Intrinsic Drive to Become Exocentric Altruists

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael Babula
      Pages 3-13
    3. Michael Babula
      Pages 14-23
    4. Michael Babula
      Pages 24-34
    5. Michael Babula
      Pages 35-55
  3. A Fresh Look at Pathology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Michael Babula
      Pages 59-69
    3. Michael Babula
      Pages 82-95
  4. Sequential Confirmation of the Hyperbola Paradigm

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Michael Babula
      Pages 99-111
    3. Michael Babula
      Pages 112-117
    4. Michael Babula
      Pages 118-128
    5. Michael Babula
      Pages 129-140
  5. The Coming Age of Altruism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Michael Babula
      Pages 155-166
    3. Michael Babula
      Pages 167-177
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 179-206

About this book

Introduction

Motivation, Altruism, Personality and Social Psychology takes up the debate around altruism and the acceptance in society that self-interest is a healthy guiding principle in life, and argues that helping behaviour can lead to self-fulfilment and happiness and is beneficial to psychological health and society in general.

Keywords

Motivation Altruism Personality Social Psychology behavior education environment evolution happiness personality psychology social psychology society

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of GreenwichUK

About the authors

Michael Babula is an international scholar who holds a dual doctorate in psychology and politics, and an MBA in finance. His publications in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology and PS: Political Science and Politics aim to transform the way in which social scientists view human psychological development. He has taught Applied Social Psychology at Marymount University, USA, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics at Loyola University, USA, and Quantitative Research Methods to postgraduate students at the University of London, UK.

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