CONTRAST EFFECT

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1. the understanding of an intensified or heightened variation between two stimulants or feelings when they're juxtaposed or whenever they run consecutively. 2. with regard to psychological experiments, an effect wherein volunteer's opinions veer away from an anchor following its introduction.

CONTRAST EFFECT: "The contrast effect isn't terribly common, but is interesting to see when it arises in psychological experimentations."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CONTRAST EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contrast-effect/ (accessed November 26, 2022).

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