self-fulfilling prophecy


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self-fulfilling prophecy

n profecía autocumplida
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They point to that meta-analyses that show that, for example, "replications of some of the most classic studies of self-fulfilling prophecy or expectancy-induced bias have often failed." "The biasing affects of expectations and stereotypes on person perception hover barely above zero, making stereotype and expectancy biases one of the smallest effects in a field characterized by generally modest effects" (p.
The result is a self-fulfilling prophecy: Muslims are accused of being violent as a people, and so some become violent.
Campaigners fighting to save the school said the fall in pupil numbers was a "self-fulfilling prophecy" and there were no suitable alternatives.
It was a wishful, self-fulfilling prophecy that has steered the world's attention away from his own brutality and on to the much-feared alternative to his rule.
Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy."
I am optimistic that a significant amount of tenders by stockholders will become a self-fulfilling prophecy, and will compel the board to do the right thing by redeeming the poison pill and waiving Delaware 203, so that the tender offer can close.
Our horizons and expectations are too low and low expectations, alas, can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. This isn't about being exclusive, it's about ensuring we have the right mix of top, middle and budget facilities.
On his part, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Stavros Lambrinidis, whose country is also suffering severe financial troubles, described the downgrading of Portugal's ratings as "madness" that could lead to a "self-fulfilling prophecy."
I think that is what is called a self-fulfilling prophecy.
I will continue doing my best to combat such an attitude, although it does become a self-fulfilling prophecy, as Dr.
They may have been abused, betrayed or have suffered some great financial loss, but they generally see life as a self-fulfilling prophecy they can't change.
We're in danger of a self-fulfilling prophecy. The OBR warns that growth won't be as good as we hoped.