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the favor without me asking for anything, seemingly being prosocial is “contagious”. This could be explained by the norm of reciprocity. “The norm of reciprocity sometimes referred to as the rule of reciprocity, is a social norm where if someone does something for you, you then feel obligated to return the favor. Cherry, K. (Feb ‘17).” I felt more motivated to workout, be productive and enjoy my time in quarantine when I was trying to encourage other people to do so. A study found social flourishing increased in people who were prosocial, and I had similar experiences. (Psychology Today, Katherine Nelson-Coffey, Ph.D. , 2016)Being prosocial does not have to be in person, the internet is a great way to communicate
ReferencesCherry, K. (2020, February 17). Why Do We Feel Compelled to Return Favors? Retrieved from PSYC101: LESSON 7 Social Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Personality. (n.d.). Retrieved from -common/Universal/PSYC/101/elf/lesson-7/elf_index.htmlTreat Yourself: Does It Really Make You Happy? (n.d.). Psychology Today, Retrived from -yourself-does-it-really-make-you-happy

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