|Overview: Ingroup vs Outgroup|
A group with which you identify.
A group with which you do not identify.
Ingroup vs Outgroup: The Difference Explained
John Spacey, updated on April 26, 2016
An ingroup is a social group with which an individual identifies. An outgroup is a social group with which an individual doesn't identify.Examples of social groups include nationality, hometown, organizational membership, race, gender, age, political ideology, religion and subcultures. Something as seemingly trivial such as cheering for the same sports team can create a strong sense of group membership amongst individuals. Being a member of a group my give an individual a sense of social fulfillment and comradeship. It is also associated with conformity, pressure to conform, favoritism, discrimination and other cognitive biases.
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