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Teacher Expectations and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: Knowns and Unknowns, Resolved and Unresolved Controversies
This article shows that 35 years of empirical research on teacher expectations justifies the following conclusions: (a) Self-fulfilling prophecies in the classroom do occur, but these effects are
Social perception and social reality : a reflection-construction model
This article presents a reflection-construction model of relations between social perception and social reality.
Teacher expectations: Self-fulfilling prophecies, perceptual biases, and accuracy.
Trois possibilites d'explication de la relation entre les attentes de maitres et la reussite des eleves (prophetie, biais perceptifs, prediction correcte), sont etudiees sur des donees de 27
Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: A Theoretical and Integrative Review
Self-fulfilling prophecies have become a major area of research for social, personality, developmental, and educational psychologists. This article reviews classroom self-fulfilling prophecies in
Teacher expectations: II. Construction and reflection of student achievement.
Hypotheses regarding self-fulfilling prophecies, perceptual biases, and accuracy were tested using longitudinal data relating 98 6th-grade math teachers' expectations to 1,731 students' performance.
Ethnic and National Stereotypes: The Princeton Trilogy Revisited and Revised
Three studies assessed changes in the content, consensus, and favorableness of 10 ethnic and national stereotypes by replicating and extending the Princeton trilogy. Results indicated that throughout
In search of the powerful self-fulfilling prophecy.
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Modifiers of naturally occurring self-fulfilling prophecies were examined, yielding a strong pattern showing that teacher perceptions predicted achievement more strongly for low achievers than for high achievers and a much weaker pattern show that teacher overestimates predicted Achievement more strongly than teacher underestimates.
Political diversity will improve social psychological science.
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This article reviews the available evidence and finds support for four claims: (1) Academic psychology once had considerable political diversity, but has lost nearly all of it in the last 50 years, and increased political diversity would improve social psychological science by reducing the impact of bias mechanisms such as confirmation bias, and by empowering dissenting minorities to improve the quality of the majority's thinking.
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