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domid24

  • 2 years ago

Shay was very upset about the grade she earned on her exam. She approached the teacher during class while the room was silent. Many other students listened to Shay and began to add to the conversation conveying their thoughts too. The reaction of the class best represents

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  1. InYourHead
    • 2 years ago
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    It sounds like "groupthink." "Groupthink" is basically where all the people in a group try to keep in agreement. Like if the group believes in some idea, the rest of the group will tend to agree with the idea, just to feel the comfort of being in agreement with the entire group. The people who don't agree with the idea will usually keep their mouths shut, because they don't want to be seen as outcasts.

  2. dominion21
    • 2 years ago
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    Basic theory of 'the masses'. Despite a different or indifferent opinion just the simplistic physical presence of three or more can shift an opinion or inability to express an individual opinion positive or negative. Peer pressure in a sense. Great answer InYourHead!!

  3. Bigfan
    • 2 years ago
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    How about Group polarization?

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