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Graduate student in educational psychology. I study inference.


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answered Judgments of similarity between samples of writing
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answered Web-based tools for documenting studies?
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comment Do the students that report “friendly” teachers perform better on standardized tests?
I'm not sure if they do so for 'friendly' teachers, but the student's attractiveness does influence at least the expectation of the teacher: [here's the paper](jstor.org/stable/2112099). It's a fairly old article, but could put you on the right track. Abstract: > Rosenthal and Jacobson found that a teacher's expectations about a child's behavior strongly influence his actual behavior. Generally, teachers form their first impressions of children, and thus develop their expectations for them, from two sources of information--the children's school record and their physical appearance. In this e