対象別利他行動尺度の作成と妥当性・信頼性の検討  [in Japanese] Self-Report Altruism Scale Distinguished by the Recipient (SRAS-DR): Validity and reliability  [in Japanese]

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Abstract

This study describes the development and evaluation of the Self-Report Altruism Scale Distinguished by the Recipient (SRAS-DR). The relationship between an actor and a recipient is important for evolutionary studies of altruistic behavior. However, the existing scale for Japanese undergraduates does not distinguish recipients of altruistic behaviors. We developed a new self-report altruism scale based on an evolutionary viewpoint. In Study 1, undergraduate students described their altruistic behaviors in daily life, which we classified according to the recipients (family members, friends or acquaintances and strangers). Then we chose 21 items (7 items for each recipient class) to construct the SRAS-DR by using exploratory factor analyses. In Study 2, we investigated validity and reliability of the scale. The scores were significantly correlated with other relevant scales as well as with behavioral indicators. Test-retest reliability was high. These results indicate that the SRAS-DR has acceptable reliability and validity, and can be used in evolutionary studies of human altruism.

Journal

  • The Japanese journal of psychology

    The Japanese journal of psychology 84(1), 28-36, 2013

    The Japanese Psychological Association

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130003374309
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN00123620
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    0021-5236
  • NDL Article ID
    024434770
  • NDL Call No.
    Z19-10
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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