Social Influences- part 2 BOOKLET.pdf - Factors Influencing...

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Factors Influencing Anti-Social Behaviour Task: Write the correct term from this list after each of the statements that follow: Ø Cost-benefit analysis Ø Diffusion of responsibility Ø Audience inhibition Ø Social influence 1. The greater the number of people present in an emergency, the less likely it is that each one will act, because each person assumes that another will take responsibility. _____________________________________________________________________________________ 2. An individual is less likely to help when other people are present because the individual is frightened of making a mistake and a fool of himself or herself. ____________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Behaviour is affected by observing the behaviour of others or as a result of pressure from others. ____________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Weighing up the potential risks and benefits of acting in any given situation. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Task: Write the correct term from this lost after each of the scenarios: Ø Cost-benefit analysis Ø Diffusion of responsibility Ø Audience inhibition Ø Social influence Bill sees a man collapse at the train station but doesn’t go to his aid because he things to himself. ‘He’s probably a drunk and I don’t want to embarrass myself’. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Jade is driving on the freeway and sees a car broken down on the side of the road. She doesn’t stop to help because she thinks, ‘Someone else will stop to help’. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Eddie sees a woman struggling to get onto the tram with all her shopping. He considered helping her but is worried that if he des he will miss his train.

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