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 The Bandwagon Effect

The Bandwagon Effect

Origin of The term "Bandwagon " refers to the band through a parade.

The Bandwagon effect is a Psychological Phenomenon in which people do something primarily because other people are doing it regardless of their own belief which they may ignore or override.

This tendency of people to align their beliefs and behaviors with those of a group is also called Herd Mentality.


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Example of Bandwagon Effect.

Example of Bandwagon Effect.

  • Social Media.

One example of the bandwagon effect is that when people see a comment on social media that received a lot of likes or upvotes, they become more likely to upvote it themself.

  • Politics.

Bandwagon is a fallacy based on the assumption that the opinion of the majority is always valid: that is, everyone believes it, so you should too. It is also called an appeal to popularity, the authority of the many, and argumentum ad populum (Latin for "appeal to the people"). (What is the bandwagon fallacy in politics?)


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Appeal to common belief.

Appeal to common belief.

The bandwagon fallacy is also sometimes called the appeal to common belief or appeal to the masses because it's all about getting people to do or think something because “everyone else is doing it” or “everything else thinks this.” Example: Everyone is going to get the new smartphone when it comes out this weekend.

or, It's okay to cheat on exams because everybody does it.


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Bandwagon effect: blindly following others without evidence of it being the right choice.



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Bandwagon Effect as a Cognitive Bias.

Bandwagon Effect as a Cognitive Bias.

Individuals who were influenced by the anti-vaccination movement, for example, became less likely to get routine childhood immunizations for their children. This large-scale avoidance of vaccinations has been linked to a recent measles outbreak.

Source - Verywell Mind.


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Bandwagon effect: Blindly following others without evidence of it being the right choice.


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