GROUP FALLACY By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 SCAPEGOAT THEORY BUZZ GROUP EXPLICIT PREJUDICE BUZZ GROUP OPINION GIVER AUXILIARY EGO RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS FAMILY PATTERN ASPIRATIONAL GROUP LEADERSHIP Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GROUP FALLACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-fallacy/ (accessed October 18, 2021).