The listener is more inclined to feel put on the spot, and compelled to respond with greater attentiveness.
Questions are more likely answered with greater care and detail. Strength and Intimidation in Numbers Some aggressors like to dominate a situation by having a number of associates or friends present to support her or his position.
This may be especially true if such demonstrations are a departure from their baseline (normal) behavior.
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