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Title:   Effect of Inducing Sadness about Self or Other on Helping Behavior in High- and Low-empathic Children.
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Publication:  CHILD DEVELOPMENT 53/2 (1982): 920-923. 
Authors:   
  • Barnett, M. A.
  • Howard, J. A.
  • Melton, E. M.
  • Dino, G. A
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Barnett, M. A.; Howard, J. A.; Melton, E. M.; and Dino, G. A. "Effect of Inducing Sadness about Self or Other on Helping Behavior in High- and Low-empathic Children." CHILD DEVELOPMENT 53/2 (1982): 920-923. 

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  • Compares the altruistic behavior of sixth graders in different experimental conditions. One finding: highly empathic children who were invited to reflect upon a sad incident involving a friend engaged in significantly more helping behavior than children in other cells of the experiment.  (COTTON)*

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