Is Disney the Nicest Place on Earth? A Content Analysis of Prosocial Behavior in Animated Disney Films

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleIs Disney the Nicest Place on Earth? A Content Analysis of Prosocial Behavior in Animated Disney Films Author(S)Laura M Padilla-Walker (Author)
Abstract  The purpose of this study was to examine the multidimensionality of prosocial behavior in Disney animated films. Characteristics of the target and initiator and context of each prosocial act were also examined. Prosocial behavior was portrayed at a rate of approximately 1 act per minute, ...PaginationP393-412
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleJournal of Communication  
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