BIRDS-OF-A-FEATHER PHENOMENON

n. a group phenomenon which describes how human beings tend to be attracted to and be affiliated with people similar to themselves. This results in friendships and cliques wherein individuals having similar interests circulate in the same network.

BIRDS-OF-A-FEATHER PHENOMENON: "Among friends, the mutual tweeting and retweeting of each other's updates on a constant basis is a common example of the Birds-of-a-Feather Phenomenon."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIRDS-OF-A-FEATHER PHENOMENON," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/birds-of-a-feather-phenomenon/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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