Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

According to wikipedia; "The bystander effect, or bystanderapathy, is a social psychological phenomenon that refers to cases in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people are present. The probability of help is inversely related to the number of bystanders."

pin 48
heart 8

This is an example of the bystander effect. The people walking in this video have several reasons not to help them man lying on the ground. The reasons range from giving excuses for his behavior ("he's drunk"), which to them is not a really important reason to help him, to putting the responsibility on others ("I'm sure someone else will handle it").

pin 8
heart 2

Zombies and Volleyball: The Benefits of the Bystander Effect

Do it!! So many people want to be a bystander and complain about it. Be the one to change it!

pin 56
heart 11

What Really Happened The Night Kitty Genovese Was Murdered?

What Really Happened The Night Kitty Genovese Was Murdered?/Related to the Bystander Effect in Psychology

pin 11
heart 1

We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Interesting #perspective

pin 620
heart 94
speech 1