Results for: self-fulfilling-prophecy

What is experimenter bias?

Experimenter Bias, also known as Experimenter Expectancy, is made up of all the things an experimenter might unwittingly do to influence the results of an experiment to resemble his hypothesis. You could consider this a self-fulfilling prophecy to some extent.

What is labeling theory?

This is the theory of how self identity is influenced by the labels that are applied. It frequently meshes with theories of self fulfilling prophecies and stereotyping.