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mSIDE model: a nonlinear model for deindividuation effects

Brief Presentation:

The phenomenon of deindividuation is certainly complex, also in light of the fact that there are many variables considered critical in determining it. The present research has focused on the modeling of the multidimensional phenomenon of deindividuation, taking into consideration the variables of anonymity, the salience of social identity, physical isolation and the type of environment (i.e., real or virtual). Moreover, in consideration of the tests encountered, the research shows the presence of personality variables that can influence the adhesion of the subjects to the group norms, depending on the type of environment in which the test took place.

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