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JGWeissman comments on Bystander Apathy - Less Wrong

25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 13 April 2009 01:26AM

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Comment author: JGWeissman 13 April 2009 02:39:48AM 0 points [-]

If everyone reports only 10% of the time when no one else does, then a group of three should report 1-0.9\^3 ~= 27% of the time.

I agree. The experiment with the confederates seems to be testing something stronger than the bystander effect.