Social Psych (4-9-09)

Social Psych (4-9-09) - Abie Feuerstein April 9, 2009...

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Abie Feuerstein April 9, 2009 Social psych Prosocial Behavior Any behavior that’s intended to benefit another o I.e. helping someone in need Why should we help? o Because it’s the right thing to do Altruistic helping o Because we’ll get something out of it Egoistic helping The Role of Social Norms Social responsibility norm o We should always help others in need Social justice norm o We should help people who deserve help Reciprocity norm o We should help others who help us Kitty Genovese case (1963) o Worked in a bar and lived in Queens N.Y. (suburban, middle-class). Lived in an apartment building and before she could get in one night a guy jumped out of the bushes and started attacking her. She was stabbed. Guy left when he heard someone saying stop. But came back when no one came to help. He came back. o Woman attacked for 35 minutes in front of her apartment building o No one came to help o 38 people witnessed the attack, while it was occurring; however, no one ever
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course PSY 350 taught by Professor Garygroth during the Spring '09 term at ASU.

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