India has among the highest road fatalities in the world, with reports suggesting that at least 400 people succumb to injuries each day. This makes it imperative for every Indian to be well versed with life saving first aid techniques, but it also raises another conundrum – the bystander effect. As shocking as it may be, the bystander effect is a modern phenomenon in which passersby and crowds simply turn into mute spectators when there is any accident or medical emergency. So, how do we get past this and encourage people to help out in such situations to increase your chances of survival? Here’s one nifty trick that science says is sure to help.
While we certainly hope that you don’t find yourself in a situation that requires emergency care or help, we’ll breathe easy knowing that you are better prepared.
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