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diffusion ofresponsibility

occursin groups when an individual feels less responsibilitybecause accountability is diffused amongst the group.Evident in emergency situations, whereby the larger thenumber of bystanders, the less responsibility each bystanderfeels.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.