Note on the drawing power of crowds of different size.

@article{Milgram1969NoteOT,
  title={Note on the drawing power of crowds of different size.},
  author={Stanley Milgram and Leonard Bickman and Lawrence Berkowitz},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  year={1969},
  volume={13},
  pages={79-82}
}
This study reports on the relationship between the size of a stimulus crowd, standing on a busy city street looking up at a building, and the response of passersby. As the size of the stimulus crowd was increased a greater proportion of passersby adopted the behavior of the crowd. The results of this study suggest a modification of the Coleman and James model of the size of freeforming groups to include a contagion assumption. Ill a typical urban setting, when a group of people engage in an… 

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