social facilitation


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social facilitation

the effects of the presence of an audience on a person's or team's performance. The term is a misnomer because the effects are not always facilitative and it has therefore been replaced with audience effects when the audience observes the activity but is not actively involved and coaction effects when the audience is concurrently engaged in the same activity.
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The tendency to consume greater amount of food in social context has traditionally been attributed as social facilitation, which is an important characteristic of social and flocking birds.
Social facilitation (Zajonc, 1965) describes the phenomenon of increased physical performance in the presence of others.
Among the topics are social facilitation and social loafing: revising Triplett's competition studies, minority influence: revisiting Muscovici's blue-green afterimage studies, tyranny: revisiting Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment, helping in emergencies: revisiting Latan?
Research on social facilitation has addressed the impact of distraction in groups.
This result is most likely due to social facilitation, such that individuals tend to do better on an easy task when another person is nearby than when the individuals are alone (Park & Catrambone, 2007).
Key Words: Group Running, Cohesion, Recreational Runners, Social Support, Social Facilitation
Of course, there is also social facilitation of bad behavior, too, such as bullying and barking.
the benefits of social facilitation in a non-private space when simple tasks were assigned.
The five factors of SIS namely are Social Manipulation, Social Facilitation, Social Empathy, Extroversion, and Social Adaptability.
The outcomes are articulated with the theory of social facilitation.

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