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Articles About Group Psychology

A Genetic Link to Leadership
A specific DNA sequence has been significantly associated with the likelihood that an individual is linked with a leadership position.

Racism and Knowledge of History
The acknowledgement of racism hinges on people's knowledge of history. If you are a member of a group that has been disadvantaged in the past you will not be surprised that this is frequently not acknowledged - and may be denied - by people from other backgrounds.

Volunteers Disliked
Employees who readily volunteer even for unwanted tasks tend to be disliked by less selfless colleagues.

Consistent Contributors
Consistent contributors help to increase efficiency by positively influencing less motivated members of their group.

Instinctive Staring
A study of the instinctive tendency for people in a group to stare at the person most likely to be offended if a controversial comment is made.

New Light On Altruism
New light on ways in which people are prepared to sacrifice personal advantage for the common good and what happens when freeloaders take advantage of their altruism.

Conflict And In-Group Bias
In-group bias is the basis for discrimination, the favoring of people in your group over those in another. makes minimal use of cookies, including some placed to facilitate features such as Google Search. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to the use of cookies.
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