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'''Social approval''' is the positive evaluation of an individual or group in a social context. The [[social reinforcement]] provided has important inplications for [[social behavior]], in that people will generally consistently act in ways to win approval and avoid criticism.
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'''Social approval''' is the positive evaluation of an individual or group in a social context. The [[social reinforcement]] provided has important inplications for [[social behavior]], in that people will generally consistently act in ways to win approval and avoid criticism.
   
 
Intrapersonally it is important for peoples [[self esteem]] to win [[social acceptance]].
 
Intrapersonally it is important for peoples [[self esteem]] to win [[social acceptance]].
   
At the interpersonal level the construct is important in understanding [[group dynamics]],[[intergroup relations]] [[peer pressure]] and ideas of [[popularity]] and [[reputation]].
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At the interpersonal level the construct is important in understanding [[group dynamics]],[[intergroup relations]] [[peer pressure]] and idea of [[popularity]] and [[reputation]].
   
   
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Social approval is the positive evaluation of an individual or group in a social context. The social reinforcement provided has important inplications for social behavior, in that people will generally consistently act in ways to win approval and avoid criticism.

Intrapersonally it is important for peoples self esteem to win social acceptance.

At the interpersonal level the construct is important in understanding group dynamics,intergroup relations peer pressure and idea of popularity and reputation.


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