SOCIAL COMPARISON THEORY

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This states that people evaluate their own abilities and attitude relative to other peoples. We compare ourselves with others. In this comparison theory we tend to group with people with similar attitudes and abilities.

SOCIAL COMPARISON THEORY: "In social comparison theory we tend to group with people with similar attitudes and abilities."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL COMPARISON THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-comparison-theory/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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