GP-L19-Social-Outline

GP-L19-Social-Outline - • Victim characteristics • Age...

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Good Neighbors and Bad Fences
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To Change or Not to Change ognitive Dissonance (Festinger)  Behavior conflicts with beliefs  Change behavior to match belief  Change belief to match behavior  Adopt new attitude to justify behavior  Some examples  Fox can’t reach grapes  Fraternity hazing  Car ads after purchase  Spouse abuse
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I Want to be Like Everybody Else onformity (Asch)  Some examples  Line length  Distance moved   Candid Camera  Asking questions in class  Some implications  Group-Think  Juries  Municipal decisions  NASA
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To Act or Not to Act Bystander Intervention  Features of situation  Number of people present  Diffusion of responsibility  Nonconformity more obvious  Clarity of emergency
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Unformatted text preview: • Victim characteristics • Age, race, gender, etc. • Stigmatizing conditions • Embarrassment • Physical threat • Relatedness To Act or Not to Act – cont’d Bystander Intervention • Bystander traits • Squeamishness or emotionality • Empathy • Knowledge • Can’t happen to you?? • Date rape • DWI Obey at Any Cost Obedience (Milgram) • Factors that mitigate • Others that refuse • Authority not present • Direct contact with subject • Implications for DARE, etc. • Just Say No • Here’s how to say No I Don’t Want to be Alone Affiliation • Misery loves company • Misery loves miserable company...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Michaelleyton during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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