Episode 9: The Bystander Effect
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The Bystander Effect is a phenomenon in which the more people present in an emergency situation, the less likely someone will help another in need. Most people, if asked, would say that in an emergency situation they would call for help, but studies have shown that really only about 10% help out in this situation. What affects whether someone is willing to help? How can we overcome this phenomenon and become a society that always looks out for each other? 

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