Perform an anonymous act of kindness. Examples include helping someone carry groceries, paying for a stranger’s coffee, donating time or money to a cause you believe in, and so forth. If you are unable to do so due to schedule or opportunity, recall a recent anonymous act of kindness you have performed.
Write a brief summary of your experience.
Address the following in 700 – 1,050 words:
Compare the respective roles of: altruism, personal and professional social responsibility, and codependency. How do they relate to each other?
How does altruism apply to psychology or psychological principles? How does altruism fit in with the field of psychology?
How does altruism improve the human condition in general? Are there limits to altruism?
What are some personal and professional responsibilities related to altruism?
What is the future of psychology, specifically in relation to altruism, in contemporary society? Will society become more or less altruistic, for example? Why?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Minimum peer-reviewed references = 1.