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The bystander effect starts in high school

The bystander effect starts in high school

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The bystander effect is when individuals fail to act during an emergency situation because of the presence of others.  While this occurs during extreme situations, such as sexual assault and murder, the development of becoming a bystander can be seen in high schools.  The bystander ef...