Helping Others in Online Games: Prosocial Behavior in Cyberspace

@article{Wang2008HelpingOI,
  title={Helping Others in Online Games: Prosocial Behavior in Cyberspace},
  author={Chih-Chien Wang and Chia-Hsin Wang},
  journal={Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={344-6}
}
This study examined the reasons players help others in the virtual space of online games. Results of an online empirical survey indicated that both altruism and reciprocity influence prosocial behavior simultaneously. Additionally, the study found that male players are more likely than female players to seek friendship of opposite sex. 

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