halo effect


halo effect

noun

Definition of HALO EFFECT

:  generalization from the perception of one outstanding personality trait to an overly favorable evaluation of the whole personality

First Known Use of HALO EFFECT

circa 1928

halo effect

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HALO EFFECT

: generalization from the perception of one outstanding personality trait to an overly favorable evaluation of the whole personality

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