How to use Prosocial in a sentence
The incidence of prosocial or "white lies," tends to increase in children as they grow older.
Such prosocial lying behavior occurred in children as young as age three.
Prosocial lying may increase, particularly among peers, to avoid hurting another's feelings.
Lying that is consistently self-serving with no prosocial motive is a serious issue.
They need help recognizing and understanding the distinction between prosocial and antisocial lying.Advertisement
Prosocial behaviors-Social behavior characterized by positive, cooperative, and reciprocal social exchanges.
Across these developmental periods, prosocial skills (friendly, cooperative, helpful behaviors) and self-control skills (anger management, negotiation skills, problem-solving skills) are key facets of social competence.
Most children exhibit some antisocial behavior during their development, and different children demonstrate varying levels of prosocial and antisocial behavior.