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The Psychology of Groups

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

The Psychology of Groups

Jeremy Dean over at PsyBlog has a series of articles about the psychology of groups which are the usual great collection of nuggets of insight into how groups work. Why should you care? Because …

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The Psychology of Groups

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  1. am not so sure about this article, i would rather be in a team that recognizes the importance of freedom of speech and working together with clear visions set, clear communication and appropriate work ethics rather than following or conformity. I would rather be ostracized, as I clearly can think for myself and know whats right or wrong for the greater good; and not be molded into a group or manipulated by groups that serve to boost their own individual silos. There is a thing called team work and nobody seems to be taking notice of this concept. Everyone is in it for themselves at the end of the day, whether in a group or not. I personally do not want to be attached to such groups and sheepish mentality!

  2. It’s called groupthink. It’s a component of a cult.

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