PUBLIC DISTANCE ZONE By N., Sam M.S. - 2 A term in social psychology, it is the zone of comfort adopted by an individual when interacting with others in a group. That is, their "personal space". PUBLIC DISTANCE ZONE: "Lance jokingly referred to his public distance zone as "MySpace"." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study ANTISOCIAL REACTION Hitler and Conformity FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION HORNEY, KAREN (1885-1952) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PUBLIC DISTANCE ZONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-distance-zone/ (accessed November 26, 2021).