collective behavior

(noun) “A non-institutionalized activity in which several people voluntarily engage” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: collective behaviors
  • A type of behavior.
  • Also called crowd behavior.

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Collective Behavior. Connexions, June 4, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42979/1.2/).

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