THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMPATHY ABILITY AND ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOUR

  • Mita Ramadhani Fitrianti Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik
  • Nadhirotul Laily Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik

Abstract

Life in a social environment will never be separated from helping each other, this action can be interpreted as altruistic behavior. Where, this behavior is an action that arises from the person himself to provide assistance voluntarily. Phenomena related to altruistic behavior by conducting interviews with university student subjects. Based on the results of the initial interview with the survey method on the subject above, it can be concluded that the subject shows altruistic behavior by showing behavior that has a high sense of empathy, social spirit that exists in the respondent. The urgency in this research is to be able to provide an education that is beneficial for readers and students in behaving to help fellow human beings within the scope of friendship and in the wider community. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between the ability to empathize with the tendency to behave altruistically. This research uses quantitative research with survey method. The participants of this research are students. The sampling technique using non probability sampling is incidental sampling. The scale used in this study is the scale of empathy ability and altruistic behavior scale. Data analysis used product moment correlation, with the statistical program IBM For Social Science (SPSS) version 20.

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Published
Dec 22, 2021
How to Cite
RAMADHANI FITRIANTI, Mita; LAILY, Nadhirotul. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMPATHY ABILITY AND ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOUR. Journal Universitas Muhammadiyah Gresik Engineering, Social Science, and Health International Conference (UMGESHIC), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 371-375, dec. 2021. ISSN 2797-1058. Available at: <https://journal.umg.ac.id/index.php/umgeshic/article/view/3407>. Date accessed: 22 may 2024. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.30587/umgeshic.v1i2.3407.