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Social Facilitation

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 behaviour to the person unsure of what to do. Example: Watching a movie in a packed theater often has the crowd laughing, providing us information about acting the same way.

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