Peer Influence on Prosocial Behavior in Adolescence

  title={Peer Influence on Prosocial Behavior in Adolescence},
  author={Jorien Van Hoorn and Eric van Dijk and Rosa Meuwese and Carolien Rieffe and Eveline A. Crone},
Adolescence is a time of increased sensitivity to peer influence, which creates vulnerabilities but also opportunities. In this study, we examined the influence of peers on prosocial behavior in 12to 16-year-old adolescents (N = 197). We utilized a public goods game in which participants made decisions about the allocation of coins between themselves and… CONTINUE READING