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Unformatted text preview: local bar w/ lots of trouble Second attack occurred short while later inside the building in the stairwell where only one person could have witnessed it happening Bystander effect Tendency for each group member to dilute personal responsibility for acting by spreading it among all other group members Meta analysis of 50 studies by Latane & Nida Diffusion of responsibility + social influence Bystander effect is most pronounced when bystanders are strangers to each other Contrary evidence when bystanders are friends...
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- Fall '10
- Social Psychology