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Power of People: Why Being in a Crowd Feels Good

Power of People: Why Being in a Crowd Feels Good

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Being In A Crowd

  • Humans are a social species, designed to feel a heightened sense of physical arousal when around others.
  • Being in a crowd has many psychological and social benefits, even if all the people are complete strangers.

The presence of other people can increase the intensity and focus of our own behaviour, and also facilitate certain manners.

Many behavioural studies show that people act differently when around others, showing an increase in efficiency and focus. The crowd provides a cue of the required b...

  • Crowds can influence learning, as certain behaviour (emotional and physical) is contagious.
  • Crowds can make certain experiences richer, like being in a packed stadium watching a game, or going to a rock concert. The experience becomes much more enjoyable and exciting.
  • Crow...

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