SHEEP-GOAT EFFECT

an effect seen in parapsychology experiments where the sheep, people who believe in it, and the goats, those who don't, succeed at the given task. See decline effect; differential effect; focusing effect; position effect; preferential effect.

SHEEP-GOAT EFFECT: "Joe had seen evidence of the sheep-goat effect in his experiments."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHEEP-GOAT EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sheep-goat-effect/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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