In den 1920er Jahren entdeckte der Psychologe Edward Thorndike, dass Versuchspersonen beim Bewerten anderer Menschen sich sehr stark von einzelnen Persönlichkeitsmerkmalen (z.B. Aussehen) leiten ließen.

Diese Persönlichkeitsmerkmale schienen quasi die anderen Persönlichkeitsmerkmale zu überstrahlen. Er nannte dieses Phänomen daher den „Halo-Effekt“.

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