Wk.8._Lct.1_-_Helping

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Unformatted text preview: ng Helping increases if we have been given responsibility. Diffusion of responsibility. The radio in the park study. The epileptic seizure study. The responsibility of the victim. Stage 4: Weighing rewards and costs People help when the rewards outweigh the costs and risks What are the rewards of helping? Reciprocity Social approval Self­satisfaction Reduced guilt and arousal Stage 4: Weighing rewards and Stage 4 costs What are the costs and risks of helping? Physical/emotional harm Resources Rejection Stage 4: Weighing rewards and costs The Good Samaritan Study The attractiveness of the victim The threat of violence Good Samaritan s...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2013 for the course PSY 135 taught by Professor Benjaminr.karney during the Winter '11 term at UCLA.

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