Group Pressure

Between Suffering and Motivation

  • Anushka Sharma Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  • Dr. Rajasekaran V School of Social Sciences and Languages (SSL), Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Personal behavior, Group pressure, Suffering, Motivation, Rational behavior


A perspective analysis by a survey conducted to identify how personal behavior gets moulded under the pressure exerted by the group a student stays in. The participants chosen for this survey include students of 18 to 21 years of age. The questions framed for this survey are kept very simple so that it can easily be comprehended by the participants. An important finding is that participants are unaware of the sudden change of mood when experiencing this pressure, so the danger lies here that if repeatedly he/she undergoes this condition then most likely chances are there that this, what we call as not rational behavior, becomes his/her attitude. This survey aims at finding out this erratic change of pattern in behavior and how the surveyed students dealt with the group pressure.


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How to Cite
Sharma, A., & V , D. R. (2020). Group Pressure. The International Journal of Social Sciences World (TIJOSSW), 2(2), 56-62. Retrieved from