Co-operation and competition in groups: simulation of crowd panic
AIM OF EXERCISE: to examine some of the determinants of crowd panic behaviour; to see how far it is possible to set up in the laboratory a meaningful experimental analogue of a large-scale social phenomenon.
KeywordsEmotional Arousal Experimental Task Reward Structure Class Member Crowd Behaviour
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