GREGARIOUSNESS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the tendency for people to associate with others in groups, organisations and activities so they can enjoy social life for its own sake. Develops slowly as we age from children. GREGARIOUSNESS: "Gregariousness is a drive to be social." Related Psychology Terms BASKING IN REFLECTED GLORY (BIRG-ING) BOGARDUS SOCIAL DISTANCE SCALE SOCIAL CONTROL SOCIAL INTERACTION KIDS' CULTURE TOTAL INSTITUTION GUIDED PARTICIPATION ETHNIC DRIFT BYSTANDER EFFECT SCHIZOID DISORDER OF CHILDHOOD OR ADOLESCENCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GREGARIOUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gregariousness/ (accessed October 20, 2021).