PUBLIC DISTANCE ZONE

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"."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PUBLIC DISTANCE ZONE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-distance-zone/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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