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bystander effect

Courageous Or Spineless? Our Actions — Or Inactions — Decide For Us

The psychological explanation for what happened to Catherine Ferreira is neat and tidy and sounds like reason. “The bystander effect,” explains Psychology Today on its website, “occurs when the presence of others hinders an individual from intervening in an emergency situation.” While people are more apt to step in if they are the only ones […]

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