Social Psychology provides student readers with essential help with all aspects of their first course in social psychology, including advice on revising for exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a social psychology course.
- Bystander-calculus model
- Cognitive model of bystander intervention
- Diffusion of responsibility
- Empathy arousal hypothesis
- Evaluation apprehension
- Pluralistic ignorance
By the end of this chapter you should be able to:
- define key terms;
- understand the reasons/explanations given for helping behaviour;
- show an awareness of the reasons for bystander behaviour; and
- describe and evaluate research studies relevant to this area.
- Majority social influence
- Collective mind
- Socio-centred approach
- Social norms
Prosocial behaviour is seen by Wispe (1972) as any actions that benefit another regardless of the ...