FLOCKING By N., Sam M.S. - 2 the term that is used to describe the grouping of birds that comes from a social attraction and interaction. Related to colonial nesting and is different to aggregation. See herd instinct. FLOCKING: "We see flocking in groups of birds." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SUBITIZING ECOLOGICAL STUDIES FROMM, ERICH (1900—) MENTAL PATIENT ORGANIZATIONS SZONDI TEST MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FLOCKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flocking/ (accessed December 2, 2021).