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group risk taking

embarking on a hazardous, dangerous, or uncertain course of action as a social group. Studies of group polarization and choice shift indicate that group decisions tend toward greater extremity or risk than individual decisions. See risky shift.

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imagery training

imagery training

a series of exercises to improve the clarity, vividness, and controllability of the images from the five senses, first individually, then in combination.