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Unformatted text preview: Biased assimilation – any opposing info that is given to us is incorrect (less convincing) Sleeper effect – views are changed and are unaware Cognitive dissonance – aversive thinking process that creates negative emotions because there are opposing thoughts and behaviors or opposing thought processes Direct Find info that supports our beliefs Change our view points or behavior Trivialization (how we think our behavior is unimportant) Indirect Search for the positives (self affirmation) Less Leads to More Effect Counter attitudinal processes Less – more cognitive dissonance More – less cognitive dissonance (induced / forced compliance) Hypocrisy: agreeing / behaving in a particular way that is opposite of how we really feel “public eye” Less cognitive dissonance Stay under public eye Rationalize why (look at failures)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course PSYC 205 taught by Professor Roberts-whalen during the Spring '08 term at Baton Rouge CC.
- Spring '08
- Social Psychology