Deindividuation

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  • Created on: 28-02-16 16:22
What is deindividuation?
the loss of a sense of individual identity and a loosening of normal inhibitions against engaging in behaviour that is inconsistent with internal standards (Le Bon)
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What is public self awareness?
concern about the impression presented to other people – knowing you’ll be evaluated on that basis. can be reduced by anonymity
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What is private self awareness?
concern we have for our own thoughts and feelings. can be reduced by involvement in activities where we ‘forget ourselves’
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Name 3 situations in which you may feel deinviduated
1. Uniforms 2. Masks 3. Groups
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When does disinhibited behaviour occur?
any situation where individual identification is restricted
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What is public self awareness?

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concern about the impression presented to other people – knowing you’ll be evaluated on that basis. can be reduced by anonymity

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What is private self awareness?

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Name 3 situations in which you may feel deinviduated

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When does disinhibited behaviour occur?

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