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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
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • Warns that, although technology enables networked learning, group dynamics are crucial and must be considered.
British Dictionary definitions for group dynamics

group dynamics

noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (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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