SOCIAL PRESSURE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-pressure/ (accessed July 17, 2020).
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