LATITUDE OF ACCEPTANCE By N., Sam M.S. - 77 The basis of attitudal positions a person would prefer and the range of positions the individual considers acceptable. The first part of the social judgment theory. LATITUDE OF ACCEPTANCE: "The latitude of acceptance explains the reasons for an individuals behavior." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) ANTISOCIAL REACTION ESTHETICS Identifying Relevant Theories and Models SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) IMITATION Dissociative Identity Disorder COGNITIVE DISSONANCE (Dissonance Theory) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LATITUDE OF ACCEPTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/latitude-of-acceptance/ (accessed June 26, 2022).