Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 13th, 2004
According to recent research published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, "H. Abikoff et al. (1993) presented elementary school teachers with a videotape of a 4th-grade male child exhibiting behavior associated with either Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Comparisons with ratings generated from a control tape (same child exhibiting unremarkable behavior) suggested that oppositional tendencies inflated teacher ratings of ADHD for boys. The term 'halo effect' has been used in the literature to refer to the impact of one...
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