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What is Reaction in the Presence of Other People
Reaction in the presence of othe people is a term of the social psychology. Henk Wilke and Arjaan Wit define possible basic responses of the individuals and responses of the individuals in the presence of other people.

Reaction in the presence of other people is a term of the social psychology. Henk Wilke and Arjaan Wit define possible basic responses of the individuals and responses of the individuals in the presence of other people.

  • Dominant responses - response of a person’s repertoire responses, especially well-learned or instinctive reaction.
  • Non-dominant responses - new, complex or untested responses that an individual had not or rarely used
  • Social facilitation - a higher incidence of the predominant responses due to the presence of others
  • Social inhibition - a lower incidence of non-dominant responses due to the presence of others
  • Evaluation apprehension - a stressful situation of a man whose behavior is observed by others; it can cause the anxiety and lead to poor performance or to the performance improvement, depending on how much an individual the performance knows and how much he practiced it
  • Attention conflict - a conflict between paying attention on the task, and paying attention to other persons present

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Last update: 17.02.2016

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