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On Following the Crowd

Hurrah its the end of the day! The end of the day means going home! Going home means getting the train and now getting the train means encountering ticket guys at my home station. 275 more words

A Brief Introspection

Overcoming the Bystander Effect

I applaud the idea that we should try to overcome the ‘Bystander Effect’ by any means possible should we ever experience such conditions.

In my own case trying to overcome such deeply seated behaviours as the bystander effect required a scientific an enduring method. 391 more words


Social psychology: social influence


Social psychology is the scientific study of how humans affect and influence each other.


Social influence is the way a person… 224 more words

Foundational Psychology

8th Deadly Sin?

The Seven Deadly Sins in Christian belief are a list of seven rebellious tendencies that afflict humanity. They are wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony. 564 more words


Shades of Denial

We often hear that people don’t deal with their problems because they’re in “denial”. But what does that mean? And apart from its dismissive tone, does it really ring true? 770 more words

The Unruly Mob, Fighting Back, & the Bystander Effect

This is me last year:

I was one of the thousands of chanting, orange-shirt-wearing, live-tweeting Texas women who flooded the Texas Capitol last summer for the… 755 more words