NATURAL GROUP

describes any group which is formed through natural social processes which are typical of the society in which the group is found. For example, natural groups could be an- audience, board of directors, clique, club, committee, crowd, dance troupe, family, gang or even a jury.

NATURAL GROUP: "Natural groups form in societies as a natural process of relationship forming, for example a child may have the following natural groups: club, cliques and school groups."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "NATURAL GROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/natural-group/ (accessed April 20, 2018).
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