The Bystander Effect

There is an evolutionary instinct that many people have heard about, but very few people have any idea of what it is specifically and how it works. Well, the bystander effect, in its simplest definition, is essentially the inhibiting influence of the presence of others on a person’s willingness to help someone in need as defined by the Encyclopedia Britannica. Now, many people originally believed that the bystander effect was something that only…