Dan Batson

Dan Batson received his Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton University in 1972 and is currently a Professor of Psychology at the University of Kansas. He has conducted a number of experiments on various forms of prosocial motivation, is the author of The Altruism Question: Toward a Social-Psychological Answer (Erlbaum Associates, 1991), and the chapter in The Handbook of Social Psychology (4th ed.) on “Altruism and Prosocial Behavior” (McGraw-Hill, 1998).

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