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Unformatted text preview: o Fed on schedule o More demanding in toilet training o Expected sons to keep rooms clean o Permitted sons to select clothes and friends o Encouraged to persist at difficult tasks o Praised a lot for accomplishments • Low n-ach sons o Cognitive Motives Festinger (1957) We’re motivated to reduce “cognitive dissonance” (mental tension/ disharmony) EXAMPLE: • Belief/thought #1: “Husband is faithful” • Belief/thought #2: “….found evidence to the contrary” EXAMPLE On Test • Being Unaware of Our Motives Wife Sister-in-Law Psych Major Psych Major Study in Spain Study in Spain Double Major (Psych & Spanish) Double Major (Psych & Spanish) M.A. in Spanish M.A. in Spanish Teach at Comm. College Teach at Comm. College About 4 years apart...
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, Chord, Thematic Apperception Test, David McClelland, Cognitive Motives Festinger, limejuice o Group