SOCIAL LOAFING By N., Sam M.S. - 41 where a person reduces their effort when working in a social situation. Compare social facilitation. See social interference. SOCIAL LOAFING: "Joe was using social loafing in the community work program." Related Psychology Terms Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY DAY HOSPITAL (Day Care Program) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL LOAFING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-loafing/ (accessed July 2, 2022).