The tendency of a group to remain together (feeling similarity and affective bonds) over time.
The perception that one's group members are potential sources of reward or gain.
Collaborative effort to achieve shared goals with others perceived as being members of one's group.
Perception that one is safe, comfortable, and valued by members of one's group.
Perception that one's group is exclusive, requiring particular positive characteristics for entry or membership.
Instances when collaboration between group members leads to shared interests being met.
The tendency of a principle or belief to become more strongly held after evidence that holding the belief leads to a positive gain.