A cartoon titled 'Bystander intervention is a superpower', with a stick figure who is saying: 'Excuse me, but I heard what you said just now, and that is really not OK. You can't treat people like that.
bystander effect at a London train station.
The Bystander Effect Why would a person standby and fail to help another person in trouble? In social psychology, this is known as the bystander effect. Learn why it happens and explore some examples.