CognitiveDissonance(4.5)outline

CognitiveDissonance(4.5)outline - Cognitive Dissonance...

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Cognitive Dissonance Theory Highlights the power of _______________ Enables us to persevere through inconsistencies We want to maintain a stable, positive self-image If there is information suggesting otherwise, it is very discomforting to us The discomfort is called dissonance, because there is a discord between We are motivated to reduce the dissonance
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Moderators of Dissonance actions 1) Sense of _____________for the outcome 2) Amount of ______you had for the behavior 3) The ___________of the consequences
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Dissonance Reduction Attitude change Minimize the inconsistency Minimize personal responsibility Misattribute the__________ Engage in ___________________ System Justification
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Rationalization is typically not rational E.g. May effect how we perceive information about a topic Distortions of reality that fit our preconceived notions How do we combat Dissonance?
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1) Induced Compliance Paradigm Counterattitudinal Advocacy
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Insufficient Justification Those who got the $1 ____________to say it was interesting then those who got $20 Why???? Getting paid $20 provides ______________for lying
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Insufficient Punishment Parenting and punishing children When you remove the external justification, kids need to find internal
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CognitiveDissonance(4.5)outline - Cognitive Dissonance...

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