Psychology Deindividuation

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Deindividuation case study 1 Mullen 1986
Mullen 1986 Analysed newspaper reports of lynch mob violence in the US-- the more people in the mob the greater the violence
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Deindividuation case study 2 Mann 1981
Mann 1981 Analysed 21 reports of suicide and identified 10 cases where a crowd baited the suicidal person eg shouting jump. Baiting was more likely to happen at night when the crowd was at a distance and was large.
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Deindividuation case study 3 Silke
silke 2003 analysed accounts of attacks in Northern Ireland and out of 500 people 206 were disguised and these where the most violent
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Deindividuation research study Zimbardo 1969
people who all wore coats with hoods were instructed in groups and weren't referred to by names administered more and longer shocks
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Diener et al 1976
observed 1300 trick or treating children if they were anonymous or in large groups they were more likely to steal sweets and money
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Mann 1981 Analysed 21 reports of suicide and identified 10 cases where a crowd baited the suicidal person eg shouting jump. Baiting was more likely to happen at night when the crowd was at a distance and was large.

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