A negative reaction or unpleasant motivational arousal (urge to do the opposite) to rules, norms or individuals when someone experiences a threat to their freedom of choice.
22. Cheerleader effect
Also known as the group attractiveness effect, a cognitive bias where individual faces are perceived as more attractive when in a group and flanked by other faces than when perceived in isolation.
23. Golem effect
One of the widely observed psychological effects in educational and organizational environments, a phenomenon where lower expectations from superiors (managers or teachers) can actually lead to poor performance in an individual as was originally anticipated.
24. Hedonic treadmill
A psychological tendency to quickly adapt back to a relatively neutral and stable hedonic level despite significant positive or negative events as good or bad experiences affect happiness temporarily.
25. Worse-than-average effect
Also known as the below-average effect, it is another cognitive bias where an individual underestimates their own abilities and accomplishments and assumes others are better than them.
So there you have it!
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