Anchoring biases and the perseverance of self-efficacy beliefs

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This research investigated the effects of anchoring biases on judgments of self-efficacy, and the perseverance of initial efficacy judgments as subjects received firsthand performance feedback. Prior to attempting a novel task, subjects judged the level of performance they could achieve in relation to an anchor value representing a low, intermediate, or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01172935

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