Ch 9 Prosocial Behavior Pt 1

Ch 9 Prosocial - Similarity When Will We Help Pluralistic Ignorance Because none of the bystanders respond to an emergency no one knows for sure

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Prosocial Behavior: Helping Others Chapter 9
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An altruistic person is concerned and helpful even when no benefits are offered or expected in return Egoistic helping vs altruistic helping
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Why Do People Help? Empathy-altruism hypothesis Reciprocity norm Negative state relief model Empathic - joy hypothesis Competitive altruism theory
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Rural vs Urban Residential mobility Number of Bystanders Helping when someone else does Time Pressures
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Unformatted text preview: Similarity When Will We Help? Pluralistic Ignorance Because none of the bystanders respond to an emergency, no one knows for sure what is happening and each depends on the others to interpret the situation Who Will Help? Personality Traits Altruistic personality Empathy Belief in a just world Social responsibility Internal locus of control Low egocentrism Religious faith...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 430 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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Ch 9 Prosocial - Similarity When Will We Help Pluralistic Ignorance Because none of the bystanders respond to an emergency no one knows for sure

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