Accuracy, bias, self-fulfilling prophecies, and scientific self-correction.

  • Lee Jussim
  • Published 2017 in The Behavioral and brain sciences


In my Précis of Social Perception and Social Reality (Jussim 2012, henceforth abbreviated as SPSR), I argued that the social science scholarship on social perception and interpersonal expectancies was characterized by a tripartite pattern: (1) Errors, biases, and self-fulfilling prophecies in person perception were generally weak, fragile, and fleeting; (2… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X16000339


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@article{Jussim2017AccuracyBS, title={Accuracy, bias, self-fulfilling prophecies, and scientific self-correction.}, author={Lee Jussim}, journal={The Behavioral and brain sciences}, year={2017}, volume={40}, pages={e18} }