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The hypothetical dieter can help to demonstrate the four conditions that must exist for cognitive dissonance to occur.
44 years older than the United States students, which may account in part for the lower cognitive dissonance mean scores.
37) The well-established theory of cognitive dissonance (38) suggests that even if Perkins may have found his work initially repugnant or unethical, the years he spent toiling in those tainted fields more likely eased than tortured his conscience.
Cognitive dissonance takes on different names for different situations, such as culture shock when someone moves into a new environment, and buyer's remorse when someone makes a purchase.
It was also noted and discussed, however, that this new hope can also be a source of cognitive dissonance in that the new belief may be in opposition to old beliefs.
Involuntary recognition is a cognitive dissonance process, making the psychophysical PAP method valuable in a wide array of applications.
When individuals feel cognitive dissonance between their attitudes about health behaviors and their actual health behaviors, it is proposed that their feelings of risk regarding their physical appearance and health will become elevated.
Cons: There's a bizarre cognitive dissonance between what is obviously creator Marco Pennette's deeply personal writing and the hysterical reactions registered on the laugh track - jokes this bone-cutting about a family in crisis merit rueful, knowing chuckles, not outlandishly zany, steroidally juiced trills of merriment.
To explain counterfeit purchases we expand on commodity theory, mood-based concepts, and cognitive dissonance.
That said, the book critique challenges the student to consider new information, and perhaps work through cognitive dissonance that may have resulted from the reading.
And given that the soulful monologue in "Sideways" comes from the depressed Miles, who probably would be considered in real life a "problem drinker," a sad sack with none of the aspirational characteristics marketers remind us are important in selling the "wine life-style," it seems there's a bit of cognitive dissonance in the California air.
The cognitive dissonance customarily wrought by figure/ground relationships is toyed with, yet the effect is neither to introduce depth nor to stabilize the pictorial field.

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