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Unformatted text preview: any group. Steps to getting help: Step 1: People have to realize what is happening. Step2: Interpret what is happening, determine if this is a helping issue ((bystanser effect + step step 2: pluralistic ignorance: if no one else in your group is reacting, you think it is not important. Other example with couple arguing (helped dating not married company) Step 3 where action is: take responsibility. In a group, there is diffusion of responsibility to get help. Social norm, justice at play? Step 4: know how to help? To Increase helping: Decrease ambiguitylet people know help is needed. Dont lose people at interpreting step. Increase responsibility: dont shout call 9/11, rather call people out to do individual tasks Operant conditioning: model behavior: models of helping increases helping behavior. Increase rewards of helping. .beware of overjustification. Establish norms of helping in your community or family or something so helping becomes an automatic behavior...
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- Spring '08