Kitty Genovese Syndrome

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A term referring to the nonresponse of multiple witnesses to a violent crime as it is occurring and at a time where action would prevent or minimise injury or death
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However, LDV ensures there is no observer effect on components under test.
Another problem facing researchers arises from the observer effect -- sending sensors and instruments into the clouds can affect the environment, altering the very electric fields on which they collect data.
Relying on best practice can also lead to observer effects (see Wikipedia entries on the observer effect and the Hawthorne effect).
The difference and advantage of live mobile ethnography, however, is its ability to minimize the observer effect, where a third-party presence in home environments can alter the authentic behavior of respondents.
Both constant and observer effect models received relatively similar support ([DELTA]AICc < 2; Table 2).
Building on the observer effect in quantum mechanics, Schmidt used this theory to direct his experimental research--long before the quantum realm became fashionable or trendy in popular culture.
Samuel's interest in the recorder and the clipboard indicates that our presence was associated with some observer effect.
Because there was no significant difference between their measurements, and in order to reduce the number of parameters to be estimated, no observer effect was included in this model.
It is this type of observer effect that may have prevented private speech from occurring in previous studies.
Cognitive bias is a general term that is used to describe many observer effects in the human mind, some of which can lead to perceptual distortion, inaccurate judgment, or illogical interpretation.
In so doing, it is worth noting that observer effects can be considerably overestimated.