GROUP FALLACY By N., Sam M.S. - 248 1. Assumption that a group will possess qualities not understood by analysing qualities of each member. 2. Assumption that a group is uniform. Fallacy is involved with prejudice and ideas of collective guilt. GROUP FALLACY: "Group fallacy is often based on prejudice." Related Psychology Terms LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION MASS HYSTERIA A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP FALLACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-fallacy/ (accessed February 6, 2023).