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1. Provide an example of groupthink. How does it affect the decisions made by a group? Identify the critical factors believed to lead to groupthink. Explain how you could reduce groupthink in terms of these factors.

2. To what groups do you belong? Describe a situation when you experienced deindividuation, social loafing, or social facilitation while performing a task?

3. According to evolutionary theory, behaviors that optimize survival and reproduction are favored by natural selection and therefore more likely to persist. How, then, can we explain the evolution of altruism, which is by definition costly to the self? Provide an example.

4. Based on what you’ve learned about bystander intervention and diffusion of responsibility, what actions could you take to increase the likelihood that someone would help you in an emergency that happens in front of a large crowd? What obstacles to helping could persist?

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