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The Halo Effect

"The Halo Effect" and "Blinding Charisma": Food for Understanding and Thought, Thought, and More Thought

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.21.2015 | Education
SaraKay Smullens

In 1920 psychologist Edward Thorndike (1874 to 1949) coined the phrase, "The Halo Effect," which grew to define one's overall impression in his or her life --- of a person, a leader, a product, of absolutely anything -- as experienced only positively, with any neutral, conflicting or negative thoughts completely ruled out.

Why You Might Not Want To Be Beautiful

Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.02.2012 | Women

There are lots of benefits to having people think you are beautiful, research suggests. According to some studies, good-looking people get hired faste...