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    In the workshop, I learned how to assess challenging situations and determine how to safely intercede and still be protected from or not exposed to danger or risk implementing the 3Ds- Direct, Distract, and Delegate. I also learned about “Bystander Intervention”- a philosophy and strategy for prevention of various types of violence, including bullying, hazing, harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, discrimination, binge-drinking, and mental health concerns. How these are of great importance

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    Bystander intervention describes the act of an individual stepping in to stop a violent activity, in which someone or something is being victimized. Bystander intervention has been well studied, in a variety of settings and situations. The first research on this subject was done by Latané and Darley (1968), who found that bystanders were less likely to intervene during emergencies when they were in a group, than when they were alone. Much of the modern research looks at bystander intervention in

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    EFFECT OF RESPONSIBILITY ON BYSTANDER INTERVENTION 1 Bystander Intervention in Emergencies: Diffusion of Responsibility John M. Darley, Bibb Latanѐ Milad Marghoob-Zamany (301 314 568) Psyc 201w Research Methods Submitted to: Camille Weinsheimer Running Head: EFFECT OF RESPONSIBILITY ON BYSTANDER INTERVENTION 2 Introduction The objective of this study was to indicate the reasons as to why such demoralizing and inhumane lack of intervention was given to the young women

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    responsibility to intervene on the behalf of others and a moral obligation to help those in need. Psychological studies have shown that many bystanders turn away from those in need of aid. This is sometimes because the bystanders assume that someone else will come along to help, however, studies have also suggested deeper reasons to a lack of bystander intervention. Oftentimes, the group of people that you are with have a significant influence on your behaviors and choices, such as whether or not you

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    According to Franzoi, the bystander intervention model is defined as a five-step process that explains how individuals will react when seeing an emergency(Franzoi,2016). Seeing an emergency as a bystander does not occur every day. The way we behave can also differ depending on each emergency. This can also depend on what we are currently doing. Sometimes we won’t always be able to intervene(Franzoi,2016). Everyone will behave differently. Some will help, and some people won’t(Franzoi,2016). According

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    Although many people say, yes bystanders should be able to intervene when there is trouble, a lot of people also believe they shouldn’t be able to intervene when there is trouble. The people that think they shouldn’t intervene when there is trouble is because it isn’t as easy to stand up for someone when they are being bullied, and they may be overwhelmed with something they are already going through and they can’t deal with one more thing. Some people think things like, ‘Someone will surely step

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    phenomenon and set out to research the bystander effect further. The bystander effect occurs when an individual’s likeliness of helping decreases when in the presence of others in an emergency situation (Fischer, Krueger, Greitmeyer, Vogrincic, Kastenmuller, & Frey, 2011). The purpose of this study is to measure the level of helpfulness among college age students with emphasis on the bystander effect. The model that this study follows is the Bystander Intervention Model by Latane and Darley. A series

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    In the journal article “ The Bystander Intervention In Emergencies: Diffusion of Responsibility” by John M. Darley and Bibb Latane performed the study in order to see how individuals the bystanders would react in a serious situation where a victim is being harmed or is in painful situation. The researchers wanted to determine how the bystander(s) fulfilled their responsibility in a conflict with other observers being around the same conflict. The research question of this study is that how do individuals

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    Bystander Intervention

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    those in need is known as ‘bystander intervention’, which raise high awareness after Kitty’s murder (Baumeister & Bushman, 2011). Darley and Latane (1968) decided to further investigate bystander intervention and it was concluded that higher assistance is provided when only one bystander is present within the ongoing situation in contrast to when several bystanders are observing, which is known as the ‘bystander effect’. This becomes evident because several bystanders are less likely to feel responsible

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    Online bullying is quickly soaring and a significant number of cases are now resulting in tragedy, PsyPost reports. The Bystander Intervention Study According to a new study published in the National Communication Association's Communication Monographs, researchers examined "Bystander Intervention in Cyberbullying" and found promising results that explain why witnesses or bystanders choose not to intervene in defense of a victim. Researchers of the study -- authors Nicholas Brody of the University

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