SOCIAL ANIMAL

a concept applied to humans and animals where some need more social contact than others. Also called social being. You can also read about social instinct for more understanding.

SOCIAL ANIMAL: "Joe was a social animal and craved interaction with other people."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL ANIMAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-animal/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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