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Diffusion of Responsibility


Diffusion of responsibility - Wikipedia

Diffusion of responsibility is a sociopsychological phenomenon whereby a person is less likely to take responsibility for action or inaction when other bystanders or witnesses are present. Considered a form of attribution, the individual assumes that others either are responsible for taking action or have already done so.


Link with feeling good bias, because in a group, people have a better excuse not to do anything.

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