Unformatted text preview: behaviors of the minority. It deals with more of a shift in private and personal opinion. Majority influence, however, is a change in behavior or beliefs because of real or imagined pressure. This is the social influence we call conformity. Altruism - Altruism is the selfless concern for the well being of others. It focuses on a motivation to want to help people or to want to do good without a reward. In most societies this is seen as a good thing to do. However in some (Hinduism) it is seen as a bad act with benefits for the person performing the good deed....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course PYSCHOLOGY 1101 taught by Professor Cameronmiller during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State.
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