PeoplePsychology - o No one did anything • Experiment o...

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When do we help other people Bystander effect aka Bystander Apathy o In a large group of people and someone needs help, you are less likely to help o Why ! Diffusion of responsibility: Someone else will take care of it ! Fear of making social blunder/looking foolish ! Feel like your just one in the crowd ! Risks vs. benefits Kitty Genovese o Was attacked and there were many witnesses
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Unformatted text preview: o No one did anything • Experiment o Male college students were exposed to smoke o When alone: ! Most likely to go and seek help o When 3 participants: ! Less likely to go seek help o 1 participant 2 researchers (undercover who acted like they didn’t care about the smoke) ! led to the participant to do nothing...
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