SOCIAL ASSIMILATION By N., Sam M.S. - 88 1. The process of different cultures merging together. 2. The process where people are absorbed into a culture. Have a look on acculturation. SOCIAL ASSIMILATION: "There was social assimilation between the Americans and the Italians in Joe's community." Related Psychology Terms Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Collectivist and Individualist Cultures Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population FROMM, ERICH (1900—) COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL ASSIMILATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-assimilation/ (accessed May 25, 2022).