AA: What is the difference between the halo effect and selective perception?
Halo effect: occurs when one attribute is used to develop an overall impression of a person situation. Causes same problem as stereotypes: individual differences become obscured
Selective perception: The tendency to single out aspects of a situation or person that reinforce or appear consistent with one's existing beliefs, values or needs. the tendency to define problems from your own point of view
Difference: Halo affect judges a person based on one of their attributes whereas selective perception judges a situation or person based from their own point of view