SOCIAL FORCE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 applied to any global, systemic and powerful process that influences people in social settings. See social influence. SOCIAL FORCE: "Peer group pressure is an example of social force." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL INTERACTION BEHAVIORAL CONTAGION SOCIAL NORMS SOCIAL INFLUENCE SOCIAL INFLUENCE SOCIAL PRESSURE RECIPROCAL DETERMINISM SOCIAL ANIMAL GUIDED PARTICIPATION BEHAVIOR DETERMINANT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL FORCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-force/ (accessed May 11, 2021).