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Title

Individual Differences in Helping and Receiving Help Across the United States and India

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Keywords

Helping behavior--Cross-cultural studies; Helping behavior--Sex differences;

Abstract

Participants read vignettes of helping behaviors and completed personality measures in classroom settings in the United States and India. Helping expectations were similar across genders and types of situations for United States but in India men were expected to help more than women.

Start Date

6-4-2016 12:00 PM

End Date

6-4-2016 1:45 PM

Faculty Advisor

Helen Harton

Department

Department of Psychology

Comments

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Embargo Date

4-11-2016

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Individual Differences in Helping and Receiving Help Across the United States and India

Participants read vignettes of helping behaviors and completed personality measures in classroom settings in the United States and India. Helping expectations were similar across genders and types of situations for United States but in India men were expected to help more than women.