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The Bystander Effect

By Mandy Singleton

In class, we discussed “The Bystander Effect.” The Bystander Effect is a statistic of more people being present at the scene of an incident causes less of a reaction to help the injured person.   190 more words

Freshmen Class Discussion

An Early Morning Stroller

Yesterday morning I woke up at an ungodly hour to drive my wife to the train station, as I have been doing since she went back to work after her surgery. 718 more words


Bystander Effect

Bystander Effect refers to the phenomenon in which the greater number of people present the less likely people are to help a person in distress. Researchers Bibb Latane and John Darley found that the amount of time it takes a person to take action or get help solely depends on the number of witnesses in the area. 405 more words

Ayana Sumlin

Why do we stand by?

It’s about 3 in the morning, but you and your partner are up and watching a movie. It is definitely your kind of night and you are relaxed and don’t expect anything to happen. 866 more words