What Binds Us?

 Shared physical activity binds us together for better or worse. Dance instructors and dictators have one thing in common and that is they understand the power of unity. When people walk,sing,dance,or shout in pursuit of a common goal, they feel a connection to those doing the same. Physical and ideological proximity are closely linked,research suggests. Once we’re in line with others,”we’re willing to sacrifice more for them-toward good or evil,”observes Scott Wiltermuth of the University of Southern California

 

Published in Psychology  Today

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