Rewards of kindness? A meta-analysis of the link between prosociality and well-being.

  title={Rewards of kindness? A meta-analysis of the link between prosociality and well-being.},
  author={Bryant Pui Hung Hui and Jacky C. K. Ng and Erica Berzaghi and Lauren A Cunningham-Amos and Aleksandr Kogan},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
In recent decades, numerous studies have suggested a positive relationship between prosociality and well-being. What remains less clear are (a) what the magnitude of this relationship is, and (b) what the moderators that influence it are. To address these questions, we conducted a meta-analysis to examine the strength of the prosociality to well-being link under different operationalizations, and how a set of theoretical, demographic, and methodological variables moderate the link. While the… 
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