PEER PRESSURE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 the impact exerted by a peer group on its separate members to fit in with or conform to group expectations by thinking, feeling, and acting in a like or approved way. Commonly referred to as peer-group pressure. PEER PRESSURE: "My daughter has struggled greatly this year with peer pressure." Related Psychology Terms MAJORITY INFLUENCE GROUP PRESSURE ASCH SITUATION MINORITY INFLUENCE BLOOD PRESSURE OUTGROUP BLOOD PRESSURE PLURALISTIC IGNORANCE NORMAL-PRESSURE HYDROCEPHALUS (NPH) OPEN GROUP Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PEER PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/peer-pressure/ (accessed January 26, 2021).