These norms prescribe the appropriate way to respond in social situations but also that which should be avoided. They apply across group settings, social settings and are sometimes specific to a group. See social conventions.
What is SOCIAL NORMS?
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SOCIAL NORMS: "The social norms tell us how to react and not react in social situations."
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