Prosocial Behavior Chapter Notes

Prosocial Behavior Chapter Notes - altruism: behavior that...

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altruism : behavior that is motivated by an unselfish concern for the welfare of others diffusion of responsibility : idea that amount of responsibility assumed by bystanders in an emergency is shared among them bystander effect : the fact that the likelihood of a prosocial response to an emergency is affected by the number of bystanders who are present empathy-altruism model : see someone in trouble, empathy aroused, help b/c victim needs help and b/c feels good to provide help negative state relief model : see someone in trouble, feel upset, help so we feel better glass ceiling : barriers based on attitudinal or organizational bias that prevent qualified women from advancing to top-level positions hostile sexism : women are a threat to men’s position and negative feelings about women benevolent sexism : positive beliefs about that attributes of women that make women suitable primarily for subordinate roles implicit associations : links between group membership and trait associations or evaluations
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYCH 205 taught by Professor Hodgins during the Spring '08 term at Skidmore.

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