SOCIAL MOTIVE By N., Sam M.S. - 356 motive that we acquire as a result of interaction with other people. See psychological need. SOCIAL MOTIVE: "The need for affiliation or achievement are examples of social motive." Related Psychology Terms ACHIEVEMENT TESTS SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) ECOLOGICAL STUDIES MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL MOTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-motive/ (accessed October 1, 2022).