SOCIAL PRESSURE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See social force; social influence. SOCIAL PRESSURE: "Social pressure can be exerted by a person or a group." Related Psychology Terms GROUP PRESSURE INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE SOCIAL INFLUENCE BODY-MIND PROBLEM, MIND CONTROL FESTINGER, LEON SOCIAL INFLUENCE BODY-MIND PROBLEM, MIND CONTROL SOUND PRESSURE MINORITY INFLUENCE GROUPTHINK Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-pressure/ (accessed January 6, 2021).