1964 experimenter personality manipulation did not

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(Zimbardo et al., 1964) Experimenter personality manipulation did not affect whether people ate grasshoppers But what about attitudes toward eating grasshoppers afterward? For eaters: Nice experimenter No attitude change Clear external justification for eating Nasty experimenter More pro-grasshopper Little external justification for eating “Their eyes are adorable.” “They taste like shrimp.”
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Why oh Why Effort J ustification The tendency to reduce dissonance by finding reasons for why a person has devoted time, effort, or money for something that turned out to be unpleasant or disappointing. Hazing for fraternities Dog owners Parents
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Cognitive Dissonance Theory: A Critical Examination Cognitive Dissonance : Feeling of discomfort caused by holding two conflicting cognitions. Problems with this? I like comedies more than horror movies. I just saw a horror movie. Any 2 conflicting cognitions?
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Cognitive Dissonance Theory: A Critical Examination Inconsistencies that threaten core sense of self cause dissonance. Inconsistencies that result from free choice Inconsistencies that have insufficient justification Inconsistent behaviour that harms oneself or others The inconsistent behaviour was foreseeable
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