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    How many of you all know what the bystander effect is? If you all saw someone in trouble, would you all stop and help, or would you just ignore it and keep walking? We all probably know someone who has witnessed the bystander effect or even witnessed it ourselves. I used to be involved in an organization called Council on Domestic Abuse(CODA). I gave a presentation at an event about bystander effect. Of course, I researched more into my topic and saw things I had no idea that it would have this…

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    exploring five peer reviewed journals about the Bystander Effect. What is the Bystander Effect? It’s how the presence of others inhibits helping (Kassin, Fein, Markus, & Brehm, 2008). When a group of people are around and someone is hurt, it’s unlikely that the person who is hurt will get the help they need because the group is large enough that everyone will think someone else will call for help. The articles in this paper range from how bystanders will react to rape scenarios, how bystander’s…

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    This report will examine the evidence provided focusing on the bystander effect and will look at why victim LH did not receive help. The bystander effect refers to a social phenomenon that occurs when an individual abstains from assisting others in an emergency situation when others are present (Latané & Darley, 1968). In the evidence presented above it can be seen that LH was a victim of the bystander effect when friends and onlookers saw that she was in distress but did not attempt to assist…

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    took pictures of him. According to Bystander Effect in a Subway Tragedy, people had 22 seconds to try to help him. He died as a result. How would you feel if someone you cared about was injured or about to die and people just stood over them without helping? Bystanders are the people who see a person in an emergency and don’t do anything about it. There should be a law about this issue. The Good Samaritan Law is a law that enforces bystanders be upstanders. This ensures…

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    America, Palestine, Cuba and Britain stopped Jews into entering their country leaving hundreds of thousands of Jews abandoned and without a secure government. The U.S was probably the worst bystander of this event, the country at first did not know at all what was happening in Germany because America was fighting against the Axis to keep America safe but then the government found that many Jews were coming to America from Europe which made our…

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    China’s Bystander Problem In 2011, a two-year-old toddler named Yueyue from Foshan, China, was hit by a van on the road. Subsequently, eighteen passers-by walked away indifferently without taking any action to help her, despite her evident agony and need for medical attention. In the seven minutes it took for someone to finally bring Yueyue off the road, she had already been hit by another vehicle. Yueyue eventually succumbed to her injuries. This incident shocked the world and similar…

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    with a surplus of bystanders. Each member of the town that fails to report the murderous intentions of the Vicario brothers adds to the list of people that failed to do the same. These people are taking part in a social behavior known as the bystander effect. The bystander effect occurs when the presence of other people discourages an individual from acting during an emergency situation. In Gabriel Garcia-Marquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretold, the townspeople act as bystanders and the planned…

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    hours and no one came to aid (Wilkey). How could our society just watch someone be tortured and not do anything. A simple 911 call could have stopped this gruesome attack. Consequently, this impacting story is proof that the bystander effect truly exists. The bystander effect is “a social psychological phenomenon in which individuals are less likely to offer help to a victim when other people are present” (Darley and Latane). When someone is lying on the ground needing help and there is a group…

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    real-world example of social constructionism that also shows itself in the Stanford Prison Experiment is the bystander effect. The bystander effect is a psychological theory that refers to the tendency of individuals to not offer help or assistance to a victim in the presence of others. Psychologist believe that the probability of a victim receiving assistance decreases as the number of bystanders or witnesses increase. One classic explanation of this theory came from two social psychologists,…

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    death, it was long and torturous. Sylvia’s death could have been easily prevented and stopped many times. Many people knew what was going on in the house she was boarding in, yet they did nothing. This situation is a phenomenon known as Bystander Effect. Bystander Effect is when individuals that are involved in a situation do nothing to help the victim. To put it in simplest form, they stand by and watch whatever happens to the victim. Sylvia’s parents were Betty and Lester Likens. She was one…

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