DESCRIPTIVE NORMS

The socially determined standards or morms describing how people react , feel and think in any given situation. Compare injunctive norms.

DESCRIPTIVE NORMS: "The descriptive norms look at the normal reactions we have to situations."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DESCRIPTIVE NORMS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/descriptive-norms/ (accessed October 4, 2020).
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