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Social Psych 13
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the idea that we are motivated to help others due to the expectation that they will then help us in return later on.
the ability to understand other people's perspectives and respond emotionally to other people's experiences.
a personality factor that describes the extent to which a person's willingness to help is a function of his or her own needs and expected consequences versus larger moral standards.
a model describing helping behavior as a function of five distinct steps.
a particular type of norm misperception that occurs when each individual in the group privately rejects the group's norms, but believes that others accept these norms.
the finding that the more people who witness an emergency, the less likely a victim is to receive help.
a model describing helping behavior as caused by the physiological arousal resulting from seeing someone in need of help, but also the calculation of the costs and rewards of providing such help.
urban overload hypothesis
a hypothesis that people who live in urban areas are constantly exposed to stimulation, which in turn leads them to decrease their awareness of their environment.
a hypothesis that when we feel empathy for a person, we will help that person even if we incur a cost by doing so.
negative-state relief/egoistic-altruism hypothesis
a hypothesis that people are motivated to help others in order to relieve their own negative feelings.
norm of reciprocity
the idea that we should help those who are in need of assistance, because they will then help us in the future.
norm of social responsibility
the idea that we have an obligation to help those who are in need of assistance, even if we have no expectation that we will later receive help from them.
belief in a just world
the phenomenon in which people believe that bad things happen to bad people and that good things happen to good people.
those relationships in which people expect mutual responsiveness to one's needs.
self-evaluation maintenance model
a model positing that one's own self-concept can be threatened if someone else performs better on a self-relevant task.
any behavior that has the goal of helping another person.
the desire to help another person.
the idea that we are more likely to help those we are genetically related to.
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