group dynamics

noun
1.
the interactions that influence the attitudes and behavior of people when they are grouped with others through either choice or accidental circumstances.
2.
the study of such interactions.

Origin:
1940–45

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group dynamics
 
n
(functioning as singular) psychol a field of social psychology concerned with the nature of human groups, their development, and their interactions with individuals, other groups, and larger organizations

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Agents can also be given group tasks, which in turn may be influenced by their own group dynamics.
Pigeons flocks use hierarchical group dynamics to decide where to fly orbiter.
Those synchronized dips and waves seem to hold secrets about perception and group dynamics.
Warns that, although technology enables networked learning, group dynamics are crucial and must be considered.
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