Guilt and Helping

@inproceedings{Miller2011GuiltAH,
  title={Guilt and Helping},
  author={Christian Miller},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction A wealth of research in social psychology over the past twenty years has examined the role that guilt plays in our mental lives. In this paper, I examine just one aspect of this vast literature, namely the relationship between guilt and prosocial behavior. 1 Researchers have typically found a robust positive correlation between feelings of guilt and helping, and have advanced psychological models to explain why guilt seems to have this effect. Here I present some of their results… CONTINUE READING

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