SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY

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Self-fulfilling prophecy is a belief or expectation that will bring about its fulfilment. You can have a look on Pygmalion effect; upward Pygmalion effect; demand characteristics; expectancy effect etc.

SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY: "A self-fulfilling prophecy is one that is brought about by itself."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-fulfilling-prophecy/ (accessed December 2, 2021).

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