SOCIAL INHIBITION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a restraint on person's feelings and expressions in the belief that others may disapprove of their behaviour. See audience effect. SOCIAL INHIBITION: "Social inhibition causes people to limit their feelings and behaviour." Related Psychology Terms EXPECTANCY EFFECT BODY SCHEMA DIFFERENTIATION OF SELF INTERNAL CONTROL SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY TABOO (TABU) EROTOMANIA SOCIAL FACILITATION BODY LANGUAGE DEMAND CHARACTERISTICS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL INHIBITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-inhibition/ (accessed August 7, 2020).