ANCHOR By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 OBJECTIVE ALPHA MOTOR NEURON PHYLOGENY ANCHORING BIAS VON RESTORFF EFFECT ABSOLUTE PITCH CONSUMMATORY RESPONSE POSTEMPLOYMENT SERVICES COPULA RETIREMENT COUNSELING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANCHOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anchor/ (accessed January 21, 2021).