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halo effect

[′hā·lō i‚fekt]
(industrial engineering)
A tendency when rating a person in regard to a specific trait to be influenced by a general impression or by another trait of the person.
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Whether a Matthew effect truly occurs in reading has been much debated (e.
Much of the controversy surrounding the Matthew effect is due to inconsistent evidence for the fan spread effect (e.
This was the case in the only study to date to investigate the Matthew effect using a sample of children with learning disabilities.
Given their own and the findings of others, Scarborough and Parker concluded that the Matthew effect remains "elusive, despite the plausibility and widespread acceptance of that well-reasoned hypothesis" (p.
Almost all previous studies have sought to test for a Matthew effect simply by identifying rich and poor readers as those with high and low reading test scores, respectively, at or near the beginning of their school careers and then comparing these scores to those from a later time point (e.
Consequently, testing for a Matthew effect is determined In part by which of these sets of diverse factors are included in the estimated model.
Merton, writing his well-known paper "The Matthew effect in science" (Merton, 1968) (see also the next section), had in mind the whole parable or only the verse "For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that has not shall be taken away even that which he hath" (Merton, 1999).
Moreover, the story of Merton's Matthew effect in science was not finished with the publication of the "Science" paper in 1968.
That, however, has nothing to do with the Matthew effect.
Why and how could we measure the Matthew effect for countries?
The micro-structure of the Matthew effect for countries.
Since then, he has produced more than 150 publications, most notably the Atlas of the Matthew Core Journals, which presented his Matthew Core Journals, based on his discovery of the Matthew Effect for countries.