SOCIAL FACILITATION

when we improve our performance in a task when other people are present. This could be due to a heightened state of awareness. Some people in contrast perform worse. See audience effect.

SOCIAL FACILITATION: "In social facilitation people will perform better with people present than with no one with watching."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL FACILITATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-facilitation/ (accessed March 4, 2021).
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