Bystander intervention and diffusion of responsibility are two terms that are explained in depth in this documentary. Studies have shown that when there are a greater amount of witnesses to an emergency the less likely people will offer to help. We explore the historical background, the psychological experiments, and the five-step helping process for why this happens. Also, learn how to react if you are in an emergency situation, whether or not you are the victim or bystander.
Bystander Intervention and Diffusion of Responsibility
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Sparrow, B. (Academics). (2008). Bystander intervention and diffusion of responsibility [Video]. SAGE Knowledge. https://www.doi.org/10.4135/9781483396859
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Sparrow, Betsy. Bystander Intervention and Diffusion of Responsibility. Online video clip. SAGE Video. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd., 28 Jan 2016. doi: https://www.doi.org/10.4135/9781483396859. 24 Oct 2021.copy to clipboardorEndnote
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