PSY EXAM 4

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PSY EXAM 4
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2012-04-20 06:22:16
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PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR
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  1. social norm
    A general rule of conduct reflecting standards of social approval and disapproval.
  2. good mood effect
    The effect whereby a good mood increases helping behavior.
  3. empathy-altruism hypothesis
    The proposition that empathic concern for a person in need produces an altruistic motive for helping.
  4. arousal- cost/reward model
    The proposition that people react to emergency situations by acting in the most cost-effective way to reduce the arousal of shock and alarm.
  5. norm of social responsibility
    A moral standard emphasizing that people should help those who need assistance.
  6. Social reciprocity
    The idea that when somebody helps you, you have to be in position to do something for them
  7. Social responsibility
    When somebody needs help & is depending on you, then you should help them
  8. Kin selection
    We are more likely to help people that our like ourselves (people who carry our same genetic traits) than strangers
  9. Evolutionary benefit
    Selfless behavior also helps to propagate an ideal genetic line
  10. Egoistic helping
    Help another & expect something in return
  11. diffussion of responsibility
    The belief that others will or should take the responsibility for providing assistance to a person in need.
  12. threat to self esteem model
    the theory that reactions to receiving assistance depend on whether help is perceived as supportive or threatening
  13. negative state relief model
    the proposition that people help others in order to counteract their own feelings of sadness.
  14. pluralistic ignorance
    The state in which people mistakenly believe that their own thoughts and feelings are different from those of others, even when everyone's behavior is the same.
  15. bystander effect
    The effect whereby the presence of others inhibits helping
  16. audience inhibition
    don't want to help, because you don't want to look bad in front of everyone
  17. Reciprocal helping
    Helping someone else also mean that they’ll help you later
  18. Altruistic helping
    Help another & expect nothing in return (out of the goodness of your heart)
  19. Prosocial behavior
    actions to benefit another person (like aggression, INTENT is key)
  20. equity theory
    prescribes that those who have the most should help those who have the least
  21. ostracism (social rejection)
    ignoring and excluding a person or group by another person or group of people
  22. Social rejection (social rejection)
    being ignored and excluded
  23. social exclusion (social rejection)
    being seperated/ kept apart from other peolple
  24. rejection (social rejection)
    stating that a person or group or people are simply not wanted

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