Talk:Motivation and emotion/Book/2016/Bystander intervention motivation

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Thank you for your note, more than happy that you provide the link. I made a link to your chapter also. I had a look at your audio also, which is great. I am having extreme difficulty using prezi - but hopefully get there soon!. U109993 (discusscontribs) 22:00, 19 October 2016 (UTC)


Hi, I enjoyed reading your chapter, parts link neatly to mine, which is on social needs of bullies. On sentence that you may want to look at under the Active v Passive section - "Unfortunately, more often than not, people assume the role of a passive bystander an individual who fails to intervene in the situation." It may just need a common, or a reference for the definition. --U109993 (discusscontribs) 09:42, 17 October 2016 (UTC)


Hey :) I really like your topic and I think that it links in well with my topic too, which is extreme altruism - what motivates people to risk their lives for others. Once I have started writing my topic, if it is ok with you, I want to add your chapter as an internal link for further reading

my chapter link is here: https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Motivation_and_emotion/Book/2016/Extreme_altruism --JazNF (discusscontribs) 05:02, 12 October 2016 (UTC)


Well written and quite capivating so far, will add to my watch list :) well done! HomerIncognito (discusscontribs) 06:27, 13 September 2016 (UTC)


Hi, what an interesting topic for your chapter! I have done a little research and found a great article I think you will find helpful, it is titled: Pluralistic ignorance in the bystander effect: informational dynamics of unresponsive witnesses in situations calling for intervention. The article can be accessed through the university library website using EBSCOhost. http://web.b.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.canberra.edu.au/ehost/detail/detail?vid=9&sid=ce58b8e0-ce0c-43f7-a899-d85780b8a036%40sessionmgr2&bdata=#AN=96362201&db=hlh The introduction of the article will help you with information for your title bystander effect. The article also has a section in it which discusses the intervention process which includes 3 steps that the individual must take before they will intervene. I think that will be very helpful for you to include in your chapter. Best of luck! --LeoDean1993 (discusscontribs) 04:13, 2 October 2016 (UTC)


Hey, I found some articles that might be useful for your chapter. I'm putting in the DOI numbers in case the the links don't work for whatever reason. This one is a meta analysis on bystander effect in dangerous vs. non dangerous situations: http://zh9bf5sp6t.search.serialssolutions.com/?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&ctx_enc=info%3Aofi%2Fenc%3AUTF-8&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2Fsummon.serialssolutions.com&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Ajournal&rft.genre=article&rft.atitle=The+bystander-effect%3A+A+meta-analytic+review+on+bystander+intervention+in+dangerous+and+non-dangerous+emergencies&rft.jtitle=Psychological+Bulletin&rft.au=Fischer%2C+Peter&rft.au=Krueger%2C+Joachim+I&rft.au=Greitemeyer%2C+Tobias&rft.au=Vogrincic%2C+Claudia&rft.date=2011&rft.issn=0033-2909&rft.eissn=1939-1455&rft_id=info:doi/10.1037%2Fa0023304&rft.externalDBID=n%2Fa&rft.externalDocID=10_1037_a0023304&paramdict=en-US (DOI:10.1037/a0023304), and the second is on how social 'in' and 'out' groups influence likelihood of helping behaviours: http://psp.sagepub.com.ezproxy.canberra.edu.au/content/31/4/443 (DOI:10.1177/0146167204271651) --CeeJay95 (discusscontribs) 23:20, 4 October 2016 (UTC)


Hi. I thought that perhaps you could use an example of the bystander effect other than Kitty, so I wrote this short fictional piece. "Tim Lives in a crowded, busy city. One morning, on his way to work, he is driving down a busy street, when he suddenly sees a crowd of cars, people, and smashed glass near a busy intersection. He realises there has been a car accident. He pulls over, gets out of his car and rushes to the scene. When he arrives at the edge of the crowd, he sees that the driver of the car is barely conscious, but is still asking for help. Tim then notices that the crowd, which is made up of at least twenty people, isn't doing anything; in fact, they're all just staring. Tim rushes forward and speaks to the man. He sees if he can loosen him from his car, and when unable to, tells him help is coming, and then calls for the police and an ambulance." I'm not sure if you like this, but I thought maybe you could use it as an example for people to pick out what coul have stopped Tim, and what actually motivated Tim to help in the end. Good luck, I hope this is useful. --U3083662 (discusscontribs) 23:10, 9 October 2016 (UTC)


Hi, I really enjoyed your chapter so far! I have put a link to a talk from Dr Phillip Zimbardo about the bystander effect and his take on it. The site also has a lot of resources, they look at the bystander effect through the lens of bullying and social change. I thought it may be an interesting side note to your chapter if you choose to include it. Best of luck with your chapter :) http://www.bystanderrevolution.org/v/Dr.+Philip+Zimbardo+%7C+The+Bystander+Effect/wW2xszD-zBM--U3090066 (discusscontribs) 18:31, 12 October 2016 (UTC)


Hi. You have chosen a really fantastic topic and it is sounding really well done so far! Great job!!! I fixed a really minor grammatical error under "Failure to intervene due to audience inhibition". Keep up the great work!!!! --U113403 (discusscontribs) 09:32, 14 October 2016 (UTC)


Fixed a minor grammer issue. Your chapter is great and I love your media overview. Really good work! --U113403 (discusscontribs) 12:29, 19 October 2016 (UTC)

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