[What is] the Galatea Effect

The Galatea effect is essentially if a player thinks and believes they can succeed they will succeed and vice versa. It’s about confidence in one’s own ability and the feeling of destiny.

The name comes from a Greek myth where Pygmalion, a sculptor who falls in love with a statue he has created. The statue is Galatea who comes to life.

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Rob Reed
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