less than 25 percent of the participants helped out in either case. a few people called 911, but no one physically assumed responsibility for helping either "victim." Add Question HereQuestion 188Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionMany studies suggest that when we see a person in trouble, Answerit tends to cause heightened arousal. we tend to give aid only if the rewards of helping outweigh the costs. potential helpers may feel empathic arousal. all of these tend to occur. Add Question HereQuestion 189Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIn general, helping behavior in emergency situations is discouraged by Answerthe presence of a large number of persons. low costs associated with helping. smaller social distance between the helper and the victim. fear of cognitive dissonance. Add Question HereQuestion 190Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIn general, helping behavior in emergency situations is discouraged by Answerthe presence of a large number of persons. high costs associated with helping. greater social distance between the helper and the victim. all of these Add Question HereQuestion 191Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIf you are feeling _____, you are more likely to increase your helping behavior or to intervene during an emergency.
Answerempathy interest distress encouragement Add Question HereQuestion 192Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionWhich of the following is likely to encourage helping behavior? Answera diffusion of responsibility a negative self-concept empathic arousal being in a fearful mood Add Question HereQuestion 193Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionRegarding empathic arousal, which of the following statements is FALSE? AnswerIt is a heightened, keyed-up emotional state. It involves understanding the perspective of other people. It means that people experience some of the same feelings as others. It is more likely to lead to helping behavior when costs are high. Add Question HereQuestion 194Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionRegarding bystander intervention, which of the following statements is FALSE? AnswerWhen we see a person in trouble, it tends to cause heightened arousal. The higher the cost of helping, the more likely it is that a person will help. Empathic arousal is more likely when the person in need seems to be similar to the potential helper. People are more likely to help if they are in a good mood. Add Question HereQuestion 195Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIf you are feeling _____, you are more likely to give aid to another person. Answerdistress fear happiness encouragement Add Question HereQuestion 196Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionA person is more likely to help another person in an emergency when Answerthe rewards of helping outweigh the costs.
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