Personality and prosocial behavior: A theoretical framework and meta-analysis.

  title={Personality and prosocial behavior: A theoretical framework and meta-analysis.},
  author={Isabel Thielmann and Giuliana Spadaro and Daniel Balliet},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={146 1},
Decades of research document individual differences in prosocial behavior using controlled experiments that model social interactions in situations of interdependence. However, theoretical and empirical integration of the vast literature on the predictive validity of personality traits to account for these individual differences is missing. Here, we present a theoretical framework that identifies 4 broad situational affordances across interdependent situations (i.e., exploitation, reciprocity… 

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