GROUP CONSCIOUSNESS By N., Sam M.S. - 158 1. The awareness of the group and members and common characteristics exhibited by the group. The awareness of the collective. 2. Group's total awareness of itself. Can be greater than the sum of people in it. GROUP CONSCIOUSNESS: "The group consciousness is how aware the group is of itself." Related Psychology Terms JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) MASS HYSTERIA DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS Dissociative Identity Disorder EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) LEARNING ADDS SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP CONSCIOUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-consciousness/ (accessed July 3, 2022).