Unformatted text preview: 1. Acts of Omission 2. Acts of Commission a. But, everyone else is doing it! ii. Alienation – Who cares? Too much effort! iii. Sadism – Oklahoma, San Diego, Albany, Cornell (Urging others to jump) iv. Feeling of Inadequacy v. Insensitive to Events 1. TV Mainstreaming 2. Misinterpretation of Events e. Applied Psychology i. Countering Group pressure 1. As a victim a. Break the diffusion of responsibility i. Heart attack victim – points out to other people to get assistance 2. As a good Samaritan bystander a. Think – why is no one action? b. React appropriately – help or get help 3. Education is the key to providing help 4. Beauty is a key to getting help or dressing well 2. Stereotyped Roles a....
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- Kitty Genovese, KENNEDY, Group Pressure