SOCIOMETER THEORY

theory stating that self-esteem is important as it is a measure of social appeal. High self-esteem will promote a person's acceptance by others.

SOCIOMETER THEORY: "Sociometer theory is a measure of our social appeal."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOCIOMETER THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sociometer-theory/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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