Thursday, January 19, 2006

It's good to be in the middle

Here's an interesting research finding:

New research suggests observers tend to overestimate the performance of people located in the centre. “We have identified a biasing cue in objective judgments: the target’s position”, the researchers concluded. “These results have implications for selection interviews and performance assessment tasks such as grading, auditions or any evaluation of individuals competing in groups”.

[From the British Psychological Society Research Blog]

19/01/2006 13:47 by Matt Mower | Permalink | comments:
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