SOCIAL DESIRABILITY

1. The extent that a person is considered to be a valuable member of a social group. 2. The bias shown by people to present themselves in positive ways to the community.

SOCIAL DESIRABILITY: "Social desirability is a way of being admired by a group."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL DESIRABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-desirability/ (accessed May 31, 2020).
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