Essays Tagged: "bystanders"

Resumé of living in a virtual world

ent himself in cartoonlike world .The resolution was much lover the on the monitors that showed the bystanders what was going on ,in the HMD of each player.The game started and you should shoot the ot ... and kill you. But after ending of the game he did not get isolated from the smell and sound of the bystanders.Most people believe that HMDs is the minimum of the point entry. The bodysuit fitted virt ...

(3 pages) 115 2 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Smoke Prevention

car accidents, AIDS, suicides, murders, drug overdoses and fires combined. Plus, smokers kill 3,000 bystanders every year with second hand smoke.If those statistics aren't enough to keep you from smok ...

(1 pages) 73 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Passive Social Influence and the Bystander Effect.

s the diffusion of responsibility. The general hypothesis that has been tested is: As the number of bystanders increases, it is less likely that any one onlooker will help (Darley and Latane, 1968). S ... l help (Darley and Latane, 1968). Social influence adds to this idea. Passive social influence from bystanders acts on the diffusion of responsibility and maximizes the bystander effect. Although pro- ...

(7 pages) 181 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

An Experience of a Lifetime

ns and cut-off shirts passing out from drinking too much Heineken, Hennessey and other liquors. The bystanders seemed to be keeping tabs on which person might drink the most. Furthermore, I noticed th ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Why People Don't Help in a Crisis"

to decide if they have a personal responsibility to be involved. Darley and Bibb try to explain why bystanders are uncaring and unconcerned when it comes to helping others in emergencies.One of the re ... By not addressing the problem they are just letting the situation get worse.The second problem that bystanders fear is looking like fools if they decide to help, when in fact it?s not an emergency at ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Eye Safety

ing dangerous chemicals or tools at home. They also need to remember that there is also a danger to bystanders who are near the people using these items. Bystanders need to wear goggles too or stand a ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Sacco-Vanzetti Trial

r containing several other people and then drove away from the crime scene.Investigators questioned bystanders. Many witnesses stated that the robbers were Italians. This wasn't a big lead for investi ...

(4 pages) 51 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Non-Lethal Weapons Research Paper

hen lethal force isn't appropriate and if lethal force could cause collateral damage to property or bystanders. Although there are some draw backs to these new weapons like a false sense of security a ...

(5 pages) 125 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A poem written under the title 'matter'

tranquil battle fields.Gravestones stepped upon by the giant foot of lightning.Humble hands of the bystanders age.Some things lost to the reincarnation of youth,New stones set skimming, before plungi ...

(1 pages) 82 3 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Scarlett Letter

Chillingworth.In the second part, it discusses about a conversation between Chillingworth and some bystanders. Chillingworth asks who Hester is and what her crime was. The bystander tells him the pas ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Night" by Elie Wiesel: Elie once said that whoever witnesses an atrocity and does nothing to stop is just as guilty as the one committing it. Write whether you agree or disagree with this statement

. During the Holocaust there were over 6 million people persecuted, but there were many more silent bystanders who were unable to do anything because they feared for their lives. It is human nature to ... young and innocent child by the S.S. The Jews that witnessed the hanging of the boy were all silent bystanders who, according to Elie, should be punished in the same manner that the executioner was. T ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The conflict

rs…' often causes feelings of despair and loneliness where we just want to be alone and when bystanders such as family and friends who provide 'neutrality' try and comfort us we often push them ...

(2 pages) 1494 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sacco-Vanzetti Trial

r containing several other people and then drove away from the crime scene.Investigators questioned bystanders. Quite а few witnesses avowed that the burglars were Italians. This wasn't а ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Middle Class Morality in Pygmalion" Based on Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw

r and sister were long gone upon his return. Another example of this is also from Act I, where nosy bystanders (men) stood out for Eliza (woman) with the silly sense of heroic conquest to save her fro ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Identify the issues raised by the growth of Manchester and analyze the various reactions to those issues over the course of the nineteenth century.

e of aesthetics and environmental issues to the increasing harshness of the populace's lives. While bystanders contend that the laborers lived in dreadful conditions, those benefitting from the indust ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Bystander Affect.

ribes this by stating that “the probability of help is inversely proportional to the number of bystanders.” (Bystander) In other words, the greater the number of bystanders, the less likely ... o nothing to offer the victim assistance. “According to a basic principle of social influence, bystanders monitor the reactions of other people in an emergency situation to see if others think th ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Seizures; a Misunderstood Cellular Event

as well as amnesia.1 A curious aspect regarding simple and complex partial seizures is that often, bystanders may not be able to discern that a seizure is taking place, if they notice anything out of ...

(4 pages) 17 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

PDHPE-sports med for hockey player

g? Did you twist your leg/ankle in any way when the ball hit you? You could also talk to teammates, bystanders and other coaches to get an idea of what has happenedObserve- Look to see if there are an ...

(23 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology