GROUP POLARIZATION

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Tendency for members of a group discussing an issue to move toward a more extreme version of the positions they held before the discussion began. Respond in more polarising ways than expected an individual member would.

GROUP POLARIZATION: "In group polarisation the group responds in an extreme way."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP POLARIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-polarization/ (accessed July 4, 2022).

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