SITUATIONAL FACTORS

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  • Situational Factors
    • majority influence and conformity
      • when the majority of the group try to influence others in the group to conform to their beliefs
    • Collective and Crowd Behaviour
      • IN GROUP AND OUT GROUP
        • OUT GROUP - people who are not part of the same type of clique or group as you
    • CULTURE ON PRO/ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR
      • INDIVIDUALIST CULTURE - the needs of an individual are seen as more important than the needs of a group causing the society to be more independant
      • COLLECTIVIST CULTURE - the needs of the group are seen as more important than the needs of an individuals in society views themselves as interdependant
        • altruism -  helping or showing concern for others without expecting any reward.
          • INDIVIDUALIST CULTURE - the needs of an individual are seen as more important than the needs of a group causing the society to be more independant
          • AGENCY THEORY - hofling - 1966 - filed experiment in a hospital where he asked a confederate to pose as a doctor.
          • WHITING AND WHITING - found people in mexico and the Philippines engaged in more pro-social behavior compared to people from japan, India and USA
            • AGENCY THEORY - hofling - 1966 - filed experiment in a hospital where he asked a confederate to pose as a doctor.

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