GROUP RISK TAKING By N., Sam M.S. - 1 the term used to describe the embarking on a hazardous or uncertain course of action for the group. Group decisions tend toward more risk than individual decisions. GROUP RISK TAKING: "Group risk taking saw the group embark on a more hazardous course of adventure." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ESTHETICS Counselor and Client Safety Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development COGNITIVE DISSONANCE (Dissonance Theory) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) CHILD PSYCHIATRY LEVEL OF ASPIRATION JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP RISK TAKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-risk-taking/ (accessed December 2, 2021).