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Are You a Hero or a Bystander?

Maria Redin

Who Is Likely to Step Up or Freeze Up in a Crisis; Research Identifies Prime Traits.

Empathy, or care or concern for others, runs high in people with heroic tendencies, according to a 2009 study led by Sara Staats, a professor emeritus of psychology at Ohio State University in Newark.

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  • Hillary Newman

    I would like to think that I would act like a hero is a life or death situation. Reading these stories are really inspring. It reminds me of our series, People Are Awesome.

    Have you ever been in a situation where you risked your life to save someone else?