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Types of Mass Behavior: Definitions & Examples

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Mass behavior is defined as _____.

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1. Mass hysteria is the common term used to describe a situation in which _____.

2. Ruby thinks that Sam looked intoxicated at the office party so she mentions to another co-worker that he must have been drunk because his girlfriend probably broke up with him. This is an example of a _____.

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of types of mass behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The concepts you will be tested on are:

  • The group behavior of people who aren't close together
  • Mass hysteria
  • Gossip
  • Fad

Skills Practiced

You will also have the chance to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mass behavior lesson on unfounded claims about a topic spread informally
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mass hysteria and fad
  • Information recall-access the knowledge you've gained regarding the group behavior of people who aren't in a specific geographical location

Additional Learning

For more information on this psychological phenomenon, review the lesson entitled Types of Mass Behavior: Definitions & Examples. This lesson will help you accomplish the following:

  • Define mass behavior
  • Know what slander is
  • Identify examples of fads
  • Review how long a fashion is popular
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