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What is the “bystander effect” and how can one person counteract it?
level: High School
What is the bystander effect?
Why is it that groups of bystanders don’t help someone in need?
What is “diffusion of responsibility”?
Dr. Zimbardo talks about breaking the bystander effect with the “power of one.” What does he mean by that?
Elizabeth Banks talks about the importance of courage. How can you work up the courage to help others?
If a situation seems too dangerous to step in, what are examples of other ways you can help?
Applying your understanding of the bystander effect, how would you define a bystander revolution?
How can one person start a bystander revolution?