BYSTANDER APATHY IS WHEN ONLOOKERS DO NOTHING IN AN EMERGENCY WHEN SOMEONE IS IN NEED OF HELP BECAUSE THEY THINK SOMEBODY ELSE WILL DO IT.
Latane and Darley
AIM: To investigate diffusion of responsibility.
- Participantds were asked to have a conversation with another person through an intercom.
- The real participant thought that the person was in the room:-
- on their own
- with 1 other person
- with 4 other people
- The confederate pretended to hve a seizure in the room and the researcher…