Experiments with People: Revelations from Social Psychology

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Subject Index
Note: f indicates figure
A
Action projection, 124
Agentic state, 255, 302
Aladdin, 29–30
Anomie, 226
Antisocial behavior (see Behavior, antisocial)
Attitudes
and actions, 72
Authoritarianism, 226
Avoidance-avoidance conflict, 228

B
Behavior (altruistic)
and collectivism, 242
and empathy, 235–236
and human motivation, 241
and principlism, 242–243
and psychological hedonism, 241–242
experiment in, 236–239
results of, 239–240
motives in, 234–235
forestalling guilt, 237
with the goal of helping others, 243
Behavior (antisocial)
and aggression, 330–331
and rejection, 329–330
altered responsibility in, 262–263
and state of deindividuation, 260, 265, 266
and concept of diffusion of responsibility, 266
positive aspects of, 265–266
problems with, 263–264
anonymity in, 264–265
experiment in, 261–262
results of, 262
in the Columbine tragedy, 326–328
mirror-image thesis, 328
possible causes of, 259–260
social exclusion, 328
and aggression, 332
damaging effects of, 333–334
experiment in, 328–330
results of, 330–331
fostering antisocial tendencies, 332–333
suicide baiting, 259, 264–265
Behavior (helping), 214
anticipated embarrassment in, 229
channel factors in, 220
experiment in, 215–217
results of, 217
mood influence on, 231
parable depicting, 212–213
pluralistic ignorance in, 224, 230
promoting, 231
situational variables in, 214
and consequential outcomes, 218–219
Behavioral confirmation, 162–164
and attributing traits to others, 171
and physical attractiveness stereotype, 164
mediators of, 166–167
hostile/nonhostile study of, 168
litter study, 168

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