Yet, all of us have stood in the department store in a stressful state of cognitive dissonance
wrestling with a 'To buy or not to buy' decision.
According to the theory of cognitive dissonance
proposed by Festinger (1962), people who experience dissonance caused by inconsistent relations among cognitive elements may motivate themselves to reduce the inconsistency or to avoid situations that increase the inconsistency.
Thogerson (2004) performed a cognitive dissonance
study on the consistencies and inconsistencies in environmentally responsible behaviors.
The study is based upon concepts that encompass cognitive dissonance
theory, alongside with students' evaluation of teachers and courses.
In the current study, we qualitatively investigate the relationship between teacher beliefs and their associated teacher practices at two public elementary schools with diverse student populations through the theoretical perspective of cognitive dissonance
Last, cognitive dissonance
could initiate a mental recovery process of searching for supportive information that results in the reduction of the dissonance itself (George & Edward, 2009).
Your brain hates cognitive dissonance
so it justifies the effort, usually by deciding the task actually was valuable.
Although schema theory describes how an individual processes information attempting to make sense of it, the theory does not describe how a decision is made (Axelrod, 1974); however, cognitive dissonance
theory has provided an overview of the thought process a person undertakes when he or she thinks about a decision internally (Festinger, 1962).
Leviticus, Gabriel, Cognitive Dissonance
, and other supernatural deities populate this witty, apocalyptic fantasy.
The aim of our research is to explore the link between Action Identification Theory and Cognitive Dissonance
Theory, focusing on the impact of identification of a dissonant behavior on the processes of dissonance reduction.
You may experience cognitive dissonance
reading Death by Calcium.
describes the mental stress and discomfort experienced by an individual who is confronted with two true, but apparently contradictory observations.