Meaning of ANCHORING in English

ANCHORING

also as anchoring heuristic , means that the decision maker makes a judgement by starting from an initial value( anchor ) and then adjusts to make the final decision

Note: Anchoring doesn't just happen with numbers; it also happens with first impressions and reputations.

eg: First impressions on Sean always act as anchors for future behavior and attitudes toward him; what you hear of Sean from others can also influence and anchor the way you behave to him when you meet him.

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