SOCIAL PUNISHMENT

any negative stimulus like shunning, emotional withdrawal or sign of disapproval. Compare social reinforcement.

SOCIAL PUNISHMENT: "Social punishment is any negative stimulus a person receives in society."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL PUNISHMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-punishment/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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