Definition of prosocial in English:


Line breaks: pro|social
Pronunciation: /prəʊˈsəʊʃ(ə)l


  • Relating to or denoting behaviour which is positive, helpful, and intended to promote social acceptance and friendship.
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    • Primary prevention of bullying involves elimination of risk factors and teaching children skills in order to promote more prosocial, interpersonal interactions.
    • Effective group learning, however, promotes prosocial behavior and positive group functioning.
    • In addition, the physical setting can promote social interaction and prosocial behavior.

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