May 24, 2020

Professor Catherine Sanderson on the Bystander Effect

Professor Catherine Sanderson on the Bystander Effect

Why is it that we behave differently in groups to the way we behave individually? In particular, why do so many people become bystanders when they see things they could intervene to prevent?

On this episode, I speak with Professor Catherine Sanderson...


Why is it that we behave differently in groups to the way we behave individually? In particular, why do so many people become bystanders when they see things they could intervene to prevent?

On this episode, I speak with Professor Catherine Sanderson about her new book on The Bystander Effect. You can find links to it on her website at www.sandersonspeaks.com

Catherine is the Manwell Family Professor in Life Sciences at Amherst College in Massachusetts.
You can read more about her work on her faculty page: https://www.amherst.edu/people/facstaff/casanderson