What people do/do not provide aid
A Coggle Diagram about Five Steps of Helping
- Something is happening (stimulus overload).
- Interpret the situation as an emergency.
- Take responsibility. #
- Decide how to help/act.
- Provide help #
), Empathy-altruism model: if we feel more empathy for someone, we are more likely to provide aid.
, Negative State Relief Model: seeing people in distress causes our own negative feelings, which we want to eliminate. This is why people would help.
, Diffusion of responsibility: reduction of personal responsibility experienced by individuals in groups to help someone in need.
, Pluralistic ignorance: assumption that others are thinking differently than we are in an emergency situation, when in fact they are not, leading to lack of helping behaviour
, Cost-reward model: if the benefits of helping outweigh the costs, then we will provide this help.
, It feels good: when we help, we feel good about ourselves.
, Bystander effect: the more bystanders during an emergency, the less likely /more slowly any one bystander will provide help.
and Audience Inhibition : when observers do not act in an emergency situation due to fear of embarrassment or rejection.