Helping-influence

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How can helping be increased? Make it clear you need help; reduce ambiguity Increase responsibility; reduce diffusion of responsibility by singling out a person to help you; place responsibility on that person Increase self awareness; eye contact; personalize If possible, provide instructions of how they can help Teach people about the bystander effect When we will help Personality Altruistic personality o Empathy o Belief in a just world o Social responsibility o Internal locus of control o Low egocentrism o Positive emotionality o Self-efficacy Gender o Women more likely to give long-term nurturing help o Men are more likely to help in emergencies especially with: audience, potential danger, woman in need Religious influences Group influences Situational influences o Rural vs. urban environments Ex: staged injury Urban overload hypothesis- people living in cities are constantly bombarded with stimulation, so they keep to themselves to avoid being overwhelmed
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