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Unformatted text preview: cp 2 Why do People & Animals Help Strangers? 2. Perceived similarity Help others who appear similar to oneself Why do People & Animals Help Strangers? 3. Norms a) Reciprocity Norm b) Social Responsibility Norm Why do People & Animals Help Strangers? Reciprocity Norm Give help to receive help Reciprocity Norm 1. Recognize them 2. Live close enough to return the favor 3. Have the recourses to return the favor People are less likely to help another if doing so puts their life in danger cp People will help those who: Why do People & Animals Help Strangers? Social Responsibility Norm Help others because they should Social Responsibility Norm Help those who cant help themselves children disabled poor Social Responsibility Norm Study Barnes et al. (1979) Doesnt feel like taking good notes Family Emergency More willing to help cp...
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- Spring '07
- Social Psychology