The Social Dynamics of Thinking

Social dynamics¬†can refer to the behaviour of groups that results from the interactions of individual group members as well as the study of the relationship between individual interactions and group level behaviours. It is often assumed that the act of thinking is highly individual. Better thinking or poor thinking is located inside the brain or …

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Group Obedience

Have you ever stopped yourself from speaking up at a meeting because you felt that the idea or suggestion would not be appreciated or ridiculed? Groupthink is a phenomenon where the desire¬†for group cohesiveness and a quick decision cloud the judgment of the people in the group. The decision taken is often less than ideal. …