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Cognitive Dissonance: How It Influences Behavior - Psychology
A more common example of cognitive dissonance occurs in the purchasing decisions we make on a regular basis. Most people want to hold the belief that they ...
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Cognitive Dissonance - Definition of Cognitive Dissonance - Phobias
Sep 3, 2013 ... Cognitive dissonance can cause frustration and anger, and may even increase ... A classic example from literature occurs in Aesop's Fables.
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How Attitudes Form, Change and Shape Behavior - Psychology
For example, you might have mixed feelings about a particular person or issue. ... Cognitive dissonance is a phenomenon in which a person experiences ...
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Cognitive Psychology: The Science of How We Think
Given such a sweeping definition, it is apparent that cognition is involved in ... Quiz - Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development · What Is Cognitive Dissonance ?
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Psychology Theories (Cognitive, Behavioral & More)
For example, behavioral theories demonstrated how conditioning can be used to learn ... 4 Explanations for Forgetting · Attention · Cognitive Dissonance Theory ...
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Communication Dissonance – What Is Communication Dissonance?
Jan 1, 2014 ... Learn the definition of communication dissonance. ... Cognitive Dissonance - Definition of Cognitive Dissonance · Total Communication ...
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What Is Cognition? - Psychology - About.com
Definition: Cognition is a term referring to the mental processes involved in gaining ... Cognitive Psychology Careers · What Is Cognitive Dissonance?
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What Is Groupthink? - Psychology - About.com
Groupthink definition - Image: doctor-a / www.sxc.hu .... It All Along" Phenomenon · Cognitive Dissonance: Why Do Conflicting Beliefs Cause Us Discomfort?
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What Is Attention? (How Psychologists Define Attention) - Psychology
Attention is a concept studied in cognitive psychology that refers to how we actively process specific information present in our environment. As you are reading ...
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Cognitive Psychology - About.com
Cognitive psychology is the branch of psychology that focuses on internal ... The term cognitive dissonance is used to describe the feeling of discomfort that ...
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