Individuals will decide to show preferential treatment to members of their group, can be influenced to go against their own instincts, and may conform to group standards.
Examples of Group Behavior Groupthink Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people, in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an incorrect or deviant decision-making outcome.
The group must be isolated from outside influences.
A group of moderate democrats may shift from moderate to strongly liberal views in a group when together.
A strong drive for groupcohesiveness, reduction of individual differences, social arousal, anonymity, and diffusion of responsibility are all factors that contribute to deindividuation within a group.