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Halo effect and Devil Effect are some of the cognitive factors in human life that help us to evaluate other people based on their physical appearance which is always wrong because of the change in time and has a different story ending as the outcome. I define the Halo and Devil effect as when your first impression of something influences the overall major judgment. Furthermore the Halo effect can be an extension of an overall good impression of a person or one of the person’s traits to influence the overall judgment of that person. E. L. Thorndike's author of an article also helped to explain the devil effect as an inverse phenomenon sometimes called the "Horn Effect", which doesn't seem to get as much attention from people even though its impact is just as serious in society as the Halo effect. Here, if a person seems particularly deficient in a critical trait, then that person is automatically assumed to be deficient in many other traits as well, related or otherwise.
Personally I believe that Halo Effect and Devil Effect should not be used to judge people. I have had a lot of influence from Halo Effect and Devil Effect in my life growing up. For example getting raised in Western Africa I where I learned to play soccer from early stage in life. Later on I moved to the United States and I got into school and went to try out for the soccer team but because I was seen as “tall” for the coach turned my down before I even finished my sentences. This is one of the example of Devil effect I have had which I have been judged but I had different story to it.
In the article “professors: Hot at your own risk” by Wilson, Robin shows a site where college students from different colleges go online and rate their professors according to their academics aspect of teaching and also how well the professors carry themselves . But because some of the professors...