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Teacher Expectations: Accuracy and the Quest for the Powerful Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0047
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is framed around reviewing the scientific and empirical literature that has addressed three questions regarding teacher expectations: How powerful are expectancy effects in the ... More


The Less Than Extraordinary Power of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: Considerations Based on Common Sense, Daily Life, and a Critical Evaluation of the Early Classic Experiments

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is the first of four that critically evaluates the conclusion that the biases and self-fulfilling prophecies created by interpersonal expectations constitute major ways in which people ... More


Do Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Accumulate or Dissipate?

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theory and data regarding the accumulation of self-fulfilling prophecies over time and across perceivers. The theoretical case for powerfully accumulating self-fulfilling ... More


The Extraordinary Power of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter captures the enthusiasm many social psychologists had (and sometimes still have) for self-fulfilling prophecies. It reviews many of the early classic studies, demonstrating ... More


You Better Change Your Expectations Because I Will Not Change (Much) to Fit Your Expectations: Self-Verification as a Limit to Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Self-verification constitutes one reason self-fulfilling prophecies are generally not very powerful. Self-verification refers to the idea that people are often highly motivated to see themselves in a ... More


The Once Raging and Still Smoldering Pygmalion Controversy

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the earliest empirical research demonstrating that false beliefs sometimes create their own realities through self-fulfilling prophecies. First, it reviews the earliest work on ... More


Important, Interesting, and Controversial Work on Accuracy, Bias, and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies That Did Not Fit Elsewhere

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0080
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews interesting and important research on self-fulfilling prophecies, expectancy biases, and accuracy that did not fit elsewhere in this book. With respect to self-fulfilling ... More


The 90% Full Glass Contests the Bias for Bias

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0082
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter captures many of the themes of this book by first summarizing a “story” common throughout the social sciences. It is a story that emphasizes the role of stereotypes, social beliefs, and ... More


Social Reality Is Not Always What It Appears To Be: The Scientific Roots of Research on Interpersonal Expectancies

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews some of the earliest research relating social perception to social reality. This includes some of the earliest (and classic) studies of stereotypes, the “New Look” in perception ... More


Interaction Models

ROBERT V. DODGE

in Schelling's Game Theory: How to Make Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199857203
eISBN:
9780199932597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857203.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter begins with a section on social constructs called models. Models simplify situations by embodying relationships involved in some transparent manner that makes the phenomenon that is ... More


Organizational Learning Disabilities and Organizational Amnesia

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter has a wide focus, covering many of the cognitive problems that are secondary to chronic organizational stress. Stress interferes with organizational learning, organizational memory is ... More


Sources of Uncertainty—Prognostic Research

Dominic Wilkinson

in Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669431
eISBN:
9780191748783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669431.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

There are a number of different factors that contribute to uncertainty in prognosis. This chapter looks at the science of prognosis, and the example of birth asphyxia. In practice, one substantial ... More


Schools that Actualize High Expectations for All Youth: Theory for Setting Change and Setting Creation

Rhona S. Weinstein

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Despite a large literature about educational expectancy effects as well as current U.S. policy focused on raising expectations in schooling, intervention research has been relatively rare. Drawing ... More


Action and expected experience

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The description of the perceptual mechanism has so far been very passive but in fact action is heavily involved in unconscious perceptual inference. This chapter first connects perceptual inference ... More


Neighborhoods, Social Efficiency, and Social Equity

George C. Galster

in Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the degree to which the processes of neighborhood change and the outcomes they yield are socially desirable. It investigates whether the primarily market-driven processes that ... More


Reality Lives! Redeeming an Apparently Unfulfilled Prophecy

Michael Harris Bond

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0040
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Michael Harris Bond and behavioral scientist, reflects on his most underappreciated work: a thesis research on the concept of social reality and the opposite of a self-fulfilling prophecy, which he ... More


The Business of Technology Expectations

Neil Pollock and Neil Williams

in How Industry Analysts Shape the Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198704928
eISBN:
9780191774027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704928.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Strategy

Drawing upon the Sociology of Expectations, the chapter conceptualizes industry analysts as commercial ‘promissory organizations’: prolific producers of future-oriented research. To chart their many ... More


Introduction: The Future on Stage

Ariel Colonomos

in Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The future is an idea about worlds to come. The world we live in is seen as more uncertain, and demand for predictions and forecasts about international politics is growing. This book explores the ... More


Expecting the Worst

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 5 examines the second path to violence in protest marches. Like the other two paths, it leads to violent clashes between protesters and police due to interactions, interpretations, and ... More


Risk, Biases, and Logical Fallacies

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The wide array of risks facing institutions of higher learning is presented. Risk is a multi-faceted concept that can be addressed through avoidance, assumption, reduction, transfer, and sharing ... More


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