Day: October 9, 2018

Teaching empathic concern and altruism in the smartphone age

Authors Brian N. Fry & Jason D. Runyan Abstract Numerous studies show empathic concern promotes altruistic motivation and prosocial behavior. Here, we discuss empathic concern, its relation to altruistic motivation, and how empathic concern is invoked in experimental studies. We do this with an eye toward applying laboratory techniques in the classroom, and everyday life, …

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A Mobile Health Platform for Clinical Monitoring in Early Psychosis: Implementation in Community-Based Outpatient Early Psychosis Care

Authors Divya Kumar, Laura M Tully, Ana-Maria Iosif, Lauren N Zakskorn, Kathleen E Nye, Aqsa Zia, and Tara Ann Niendam Abstract Background A growing body of literature indicates that smartphone technology is a feasible add-on tool in the treatment of individuals with early psychosis (EP) . However, most studies to date have been conducted independent …

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Reciprocal relationships between State gratitude and high- and low-arousal positive affects in daily life: A time-lagged ecological assessment study

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Open University, Heerlen, The Netherlands Nele Jacobs, Mayke Janssens, Sanne Peeters, Jennifer Reijnders, Lilian Lechner ORCID Icon & Johan Lataster ORCID Icon show less ABSTRACT This study assessed whether state gratitude and high and low-arousal positive affect show reciprocal relationships in daily life, and whether these relationships are dependent …

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