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What is it? - loose our identity and engage in anti-social behaviour

When does it occur? - Crowds, Uniform, Drugs/ Alcohol ...whenever someone's identity is hidden

Examples...French revolution, student protests, genocides et c

Why does it happen? - Usually constrained by social norms, in a crowd these social…

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AGAINST-Gergen 1973- 6 males and 6 female- pitch black room...deindividuised, for 1 hour. By 1
hour people were started to become aroused by one another...suggest deindiviuation can lead to
prosocial behaviour.

AGAINST- Not all crowds lead to anti-social behaviour, depends on the general mood of the
crowd and why the…


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