GROUP-SERVING BIAS

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The cognitive tendencies that contribute to an overvaluing of a person's group, particularly the tendency to credit the group for its successes but to blame external factors for its failures.

GROUP-SERVING BIAS: "Group serving bias will credit a group for success."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP-SERVING BIAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-serving-bias/ (accessed December 9, 2022).

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