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Display Rules

Cultural rules dictating whether and how to express one’s emotions in a certain situation.

Example: When the boss’s annoying favorite assistant fell on his face during the office talent show, everyone found it hilarious but few dared to laugh.

Display Rules
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Display Rules. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/display-rules/