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Concordia: The psychology of disaster

What happens psychologically when people are faced with a disaster like the sinking Costa Concordia cruise ship?

Professor Ed Galea, director of the Fire Safety Engineering Group at the University of Greenwich, and Dr John Drury, a specialist in crowd psychology at the University of Sussex, discuss how people act when disaster strikes.

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