Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
What is a Group?
For example, social psychologists would not define our class as being a group.
What is a Collective?
Distinguished from a group. Example: out class.
The first thing that leads to it is the illusion of invincibility. This is linked to the illusion of the inherent
morality of the group.
As the number of people in a group increases, sometimes the depth of cognitive processing seems to
In cohesive groups, there is an emphasis on agreeing. This influences what they are discussing.
The more directive leadership you have, the less likely people will be voicing opinions against said
leadership. Resolutions only come quickly if people agree rather than disagree on the content of
The idea that the presence