ANCHOR By N., Sam M.S. - 19 noun. when determining a sequence of unbiased judgments, it is a guide employed to assist in such. Commonly referred to as an anchoring point ANCHOR: "In experiments, participants will sometimes refer to reference points as the anchor." Related Psychology Terms ESTHETICS Evaluation of a Qualitative Study EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Evaluation of a Quantitative Study DELAYED REACTION EMOTION (Theories) LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY (Forensic Psychology) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANCHOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anchor/ (accessed July 5, 2022).