Designing Neighborhoods for Safety Social Psychology

Ep 253: How to Prevent Violence in Your Neighborhood

  • January 11, 2016
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    Passengers on an airplane spring to action when a stewardess needs help – but a neighborhood in New York City does very little when a woman is attacked. What’s different ? How can we take what we learn from the airplane and apply it to the attack? Lecturing the neighborhood residents probably won’t […]

Episode 36: Kitty Genovese: What Really Happened?

  • November 25, 2007

Kitty Genovese: what you think you know about what happened to her is wrong. While the story lead to a long and successful line of research in bystander intervention, what people think they know about Kitty Genovese is largely incorrect.