The bystander-effect: a meta-analytic review on bystander intervention in dangerous and non-dangerous emergencies.

@article{Fischer2011TheBA,
  title={The bystander-effect: a meta-analytic review on bystander intervention in dangerous and non-dangerous emergencies.},
  author={Peter Fischer and Joachim I. Krueger and Tobias Greitemeyer and Claudia Vogrincic and Andreas Kastenm{\"u}ller and Dieter Frey and Moritz Heene and Magdalena Wicher and Martina Kainbacher},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={137 4},
  pages={517-37}
}
Research on bystander intervention has produced a great number of studies showing that the presence of other people in a critical situation reduces the likelihood that an individual will help. As the last systematic review of bystander research was published in 1981 and was not a quantitative meta-analysis in the modern sense, the present meta-analysis… CONTINUE READING