Presentation on theme: "SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY AP PSYCH CH 11. ◦ Labels have a POWERFUL effect on people ◦ Are you dumb, smart, an A student, a 32 on your ACT ◦ How does this."— Presentation transcript:
◦ Labels have a POWERFUL effect on people ◦ Are you dumb, smart, an A student, a 32 on your ACT ◦ How does this effect people?
Rosenthal and Jacobson ◦ Rats in a maze – psychology students recorded times ◦ Experimenters told students that some rats were “slow learners” some were “bright” ◦ Data showed that rats that were believed to be bright were faster. ◦ Expectations influences students’ observations
Research transferred to classroom ◦ Teachers were given false information about academic potential of 20% of students. ◦ Children were “spurters” and would blossom ◦ Random, no test indicated this ◦ Those who the teachers expected to blossom, did. ◦ Rosenthal and Jacobson ◦ Self-fulfilling prophecy – observations or behavior that result primarily from expectations ◦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGEUVM6QuMg
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