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Russian translation: самоисполняющееся пророчество

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English term or phrase:self-fulfilling prophecy
Russian translation:самоисполняющееся пророчество
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12:36 Feb 4, 2009
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English term or phrase: self-fulfilling prophecy
Definition from A social psycology glossary:
The process by which someone's expectations about a person or group leads to the fulfillment of those expectations.

Example sentence(s):
  • Whether or not a teacher is aware of it, the self-fulfilling prophecy is at work, impacting students either to their benefit or their detriment. Educational psycology
  • According to The Law of Self-fulfilling Prophecy, people respond the way you expect them to respond. You get what you expect. terrybragg.com
  • However, those who see technical analysis as a self-fulfilling prophecy argue that these indicators are "right" only because extremely large numbers of people base trading decisions on these same indicators, thereby using the same information to take their positions, and, in turn, pushing the price in the predicted direction. Investopedia
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самоисполняющееся пророчество
Самоисполняющееся пророчество — это изначально ложное определение ситуации, вызывающее новое поведение, которое делает изначально ложное представление истинным.
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3 +4самоисполняющееся пророчество
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самоисполняющееся пророчество

Definition from Р. Мертон. Самоисполня:
Самоисполняющееся пророчество — это изначально ложное определение ситуации, вызывающее новое поведение, которое делает изначально ложное представление истинным.

Example sentence(s):
  • Хотя мотивы самоисполняющегося пророчества можно проследить ещё в мифах Древней Греции и Индии, сам термин был популяризован в XX веке американским социологом Робертом К. Мертоном. - Википедия  
  • По мнению Стоунса, тут имело место «самоисполняющееся пророчество», когда соответствующие ожидания и установки стимулируют возникновение того или иного явления. - статья  
Andrey Rykov
Russian Federation
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Yes  Svetlana Zatolokina: Самоисполняющееся пророчество
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