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Discuss two or more explanations of group display as an adaptive response.

Myrdal claims that the fundamental cause of lynching in the US was fear of the Negro, which led
white mobs to turn to `lynch law' as a means of social control. Out of all documented cases, nearly 3…

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more deindividuated (less self-attentive), leading to a breakdown of self regulation processes. This
in turn led to an increase in the level of atrocities committed against the victim. Therefore, although
seen as an adaptive response, group display isn't always good as it can lead to violence or people
being killed…


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