7 Myths of Crowd Psychology

6 Aug

How do you imagine an archetypal crowd of people – say at a concert, a sporting event or a demonstration?

If you picture an irrational, spontaneous, suggestible, emotional and even potentially dangerous group then you are in good company.

…you are also wrong.  This is a very interesting, myth busting, scientific review of many of the false beliefs we have about crowds.  The crowds, it turns out, are much wiser than you think.

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