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bystander behaviour

 the behaviour shownby those who witness an emergency. This is often referred to as 'bystanderapathy' because of the tendency of bystanders to ignore the emergency when in thecompany of others.

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actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.