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November 8, 2010 A-Social Fascilitation 1- Others’ presence a. Individual efforts evaluated evaluation apprehension and distraction arousal B-Social Loafing 1- Others’ presence a. Individual efforts pooled and NOT evaluated no evaluation apprehension relaxation b. Unintentional reduction in effort C-Deindividuation 1- Hypothetical psychological state that occurs under special circumstances and results in people behaving in completely anti-social ways that they had never acted before 2- Zimbardo’s guards, Rodney King incidenc, and Soccer hooligans (mob situation) 3- Involves abandoning restraint and loss of sense of individual responsibility a. We normally are able to restrain and inhibit our behavior b. In deindividuation, people act in a recless manner that is totally out of character to their personal past 4- Increased responsiveness to situational cues a. Situational cues override individual b. Decreased accessibility and influence of personal values (diminished self- awareness) c. Loss of evaluation apprehension c.i. 2 prerequisites for deindividuation: anonymity and being in a group d. Increased impulsivity/ decreased regulation (disinhibition) 5- Zimbardo’s prison study a. When a person feels they are not accountable/responsible, they allow themselves to do things they would never do under ordinary circumstances b. After a while, playing the role of prisoner caused subjects to feel like they lost their identity. They saw themselves as prisoners. Their behavior belongs to the role they occupy or to what the other prisoners are doing c. Mock guards didn’t feel any guilt while acting the way they did; “I had no idea I could ever act this way” c.i. Behavior not really his own. It was regulated by his role as guard and what the other guards were doing to the prisoners d. At the end of 36 hours into the study, prisoners were having emotional breakdowns e. “you are no longer the same person” f. “you are someone or something else whose behavior is no longer under your own
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course SOC. PSYCH 1:830:321 taught by Professor Stephenkilianski during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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