Revisiting Austin Street: The Death of Kitty Genovese, 50 Years Later
The public murder of a young woman near her home in Kew Gardens made the bystander effect a household term in 1964. Now, fifty years later, it can be used to illustrate another psychological phenomenon: the surprising fallibility of memory.
Study: Security Cameras Could Encourage People to Help Those in Need
New research finds the presence of security cameras negates the famous bystander effect and encourages people to help those in need.