GROUP SELECTION By N., Sam M.S. - 16 the term describing the concept that social groups can act as adaptive units in natural selection. See kin selection. Compare individual selection. GROUP SELECTION: "Group selection sees social groups being able to adapt." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) SALESMANSHIP CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures ECOLOGICAL STUDIES ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUP SELECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/group-selection/ (accessed July 1, 2022).