Culture and mental health : sociocultural influences, by Sussie Eshun; Regan A R Gurung

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Interpersonal expectancy effect was unintentionally discovered by Rosenthal (discussed in Rosenthal, 1994) while he was working on his dissertation. He discovered that because of the way he treated his subjects, they behaved as he had expected them to. The participants’ performance was an artifact of how Rosenthal treated them during the study. He quickly realized he had stumbled upon an interesting human phenomenon of interpersonal expectancy effect, where the belief of one person alters how he/she interacts with another, which elicits from that person the very behavior the first person was expecting to see.

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