A series of emergencies are to be staged on New York 8th Avenue independent subway. The trains make so stops between 59th and 125th street. The train would last 7 and a half minutes.
The experiment would run weekdays from 11am to 3pm. 15th April 1968 to 26th June 1968. There would be 6-8 trails run each day with a total of 103 trials all together.
victim would collapse 70 seconds into journey. All victims are males and were identically dressed in Eisenhower jackets old trousers and a tie. 3 of the victims were white and 1 black.
All the models were white. if the models were in the critical area they would help after 70 seconds or 150 seconds, if the models were in the adjacent area they would help the victim 70 seconds or 150 seconds after.
2 people were observers. they were all female and took seats in the adjacent area. they recorded race sex and location of every passenger and how long it look for the first helper to arrive.