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norm of repiprocity the expectation that helping others will increase the likelihood that htey will help us in the future
by stander effect the effect by which the presence of others inhibits helping
alturistic motivated by the desire to improve anothers welfare
kin selection is the idea that behaviours thathelp a genetic relative are favoured by naturalselection.
empathy-altruism hypothesis statesthat when we feel empathy for a person, wewill attempt to help purely for altruisticreasons, that is, regardless of what we have togain.
negative-state releif hypothesis says that wehelp others to alleviate our own ‘bad mood’only if we take responsibility for our moodand are ‘other’ focussed.
pluralistic ignorance the state in which people mistakenly believe that their own thoughts and feelings are different form those of others, even when everyones behaviour is the same
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