The self-fulfilling prophecy
may begin within the individual or, as in Rosenthal and Jacobson's (1992) experiment, from the outside world.
First of all, the first impression a job candidate makes in an interview becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy
She says labeling a 12-year-old "gay" may be a self-fulfilling prophecy
Innovate, or you'll fall prey to the self-fulfilling prophecy
Economic disruptions then become a self-fulfilling prophecy
as local depositors flee domestic banks and spur financial market turmoil.
This failure to replicate the self-fulfilling prophecy
effects of Rosenthal's 1968 "Pygmalion in the Classroom" study once again raises doubts about generalizability of the historic study.
Problems such as poor self-image and low self-esteem can develop into tendencies to discount abilities, squelch risk taking, and spawn a self-fulfilling prophecy
that reinforces underachievement.
Anticipating requirements becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy
A bad review in Art forum, house organ of the mainstream New York art world, can only be a self-fulfilling prophecy
Expectancy theory, also referred to as the self-fulfilling prophecy
effect, originated as an intriguing axiom about teachers' influences on students' performances.
Although it is not inconceivable that some revenue agents might seize upon the "new business" language in the ruling to disallow a current deduction for training expenses (especially following the Journal's assigning such prominence to the argument(5)), most taxpayers should seek to avoid that self-fulfilling prophecy
To suggest to the big boss that you don't believe it's a dead certainty that you'll get the job will make it a self-fulfilling prophecy