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Unformatted text preview: - We feel the need to afFliate with people.- Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) Cognitive Motives- ±estinger (1957)- We’re motivated to reduce “cognitive dissonance” (mental tension/disharmony)- Examples- Belief/thought 1:- Husband is faithful- Belief/thought 2:- . .found evidence to the contrary.- Example of being unaware of our motives About 4 years apart. Sister kept hearing parents say why don’t you do what your sister did she did so good at school. Sister is chasing daddy’s approval....
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, Thematic Apperception Test, stimulus motives, Cognitive Motives