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Unformatted text preview: immediately. They wanted to see how the participants would react. The major findings discovered in their experiment were that as the number of participants increased, the percentage of who reported to the seizure decreased. The delay of help was greater when more bystanders were present. Darley and Latane proved their hypothesis correct. I thought this experiment was very interesting. I was shocked how the results turned out. I believed that the more people that were present the more chance there would be for someone to help the person who is in trouble. If Darley and Latane were to do this experiment over with maybe they could change the emergency to see if that would affect the results at all. Im not sure if the type of emergency would change the results but it would be interesting to try it out and see if there was any difference in the results....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07