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September 24, 2010 Learning represents a “rational” process Inputs = outputs Another possibility – we’re not rational, but we rationalize Cognitive Dissonance – inconsistency in our mind Assertion: we don’t like contradictions and inconsistencies Dissonance – arousal – comes from recognizing contradictions
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Unformatted text preview: in ourselves Contradictions two logically incompatible thoughts, or holding a though that is inconsistent with a completed behavior There is pressure to reduce dissonance to be consistent Effort Justification I went though so much to be in this group, I must really like it....
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