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Social Group
Two or more people who share a common identity, a sense of unity, and shared goals/norms.
2 or more people at the same place at the same time with nothing in particular in common.

EX.People standing at a bus stop.
2 or more people who share a common characteristic.

Ex. blondes, republicans, male/femals, coke drinkers.
Primary Social Groups
-Person Orientated
-Intense Interaction
-More frequent interaction
-more intimate

Ex. Family
Secondary Social Groups
Goal Oriented
Less Frequent Interation
Less Intimate
*Some people use their work groups as a primary group rather than secondary

Ex. Groups of students in class.
Group Size
2 Person group is the basis for all social relationships. 3rd person makes relationships more complex as a small group becomes larger it becomes more stable.
Reference Groups
The groups we use as standards to measure ourselves.
5 Types of Interaction
1. Non-verbal- any interaction non-
2. Exchange-Something in return.
3. Cooperative-Common Goal.
4. Conflict-struggle over resources.
5. Competition-Conflict with rules.
speaking or taking the other person into account very intentional.

Ex. giving full attention when someone is speaking.
4 Consequences of Participating in a group
1. Attitudes- fairly positive= you fairly positive.
2. Perceptions- how you percieve the world can be changed by a group.
3. Motivations- motivations changes determine by people who work with them.
4. Emotions- Dominate membersemotions effect group. Leaders.