ANCHORING

noun. 1. with regard to adaptation level principle, the assigning of positioned guidelines for judgment rating systems. Based on this standard, all judgments are general to an implied measure of equivalence- 2. the manner in which any number of subjects in a list being discovered function as mainstays with the other subjects are connected.

ANCHORING: "When anchoring was applied to the scenario, it appeared the minority groups were not as disadvantaged as a whole as they seemed to be prior to such."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANCHORING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anchoring/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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