SOCIAL DESIRABILITY RESPONSE

Is the tendency of a person to give answers that will see them in a favourable light, rather than give the true way they feel.

SOCIAL DESIRABILITY RESPONSE: "Social desirability response is when we want people to look upon us favourably."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL DESIRABILITY RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-desirability-response/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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