halo effect


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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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The spike in congressional approval in the May 5-8 Gallup poll most likely reflects a halo effect from Americans' overwhelming approval of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Specific topics include the influence of future choice importance and arousal upon the halo effect, individual differences in self-attribution of emotion, cognitive manipulation of boredom, persistent effects of information about internal reactions, cognitive control of painful sensory input, self-persuasion and fear reduction from escape behavior, and cognitive and social determinants of food intake.
There is a halo effect going on where interest in both draws is pushing them up," he said.
The spokesman said: "There is a halo effect going on where interest in both draws is pushing them up.
psychologist Edward Thorndike in 1920, the Halo Effect describes how an overall impression shapes specific judgments.
ALFA Romeo has added a stunning new Spider to its line-up for 2007, which the sporting Italian firm is hoping will have a halo effect throughout the range.
There is also a halo effect for the products generally because they are seen as belonging to a green stable.
Higher ed insiders are beginning to perceive a national greening megatrend that is not likely to reverse itself--producing greener campuses and providing a halo effect in transforming today's energy knowledge towns into college towns before our eyes.
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Poor interview practices that result from interviewers' bias, halo effect (i.
In testing the rankings, I find that the halo effect has an influence on the survey portion of the rankings; however, I also find that the rankings as a whole are informative in creating profitable trading strategies.