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Attitudes are generally viewed as containing cognition (beliefs), affect (emotions) and conation (intentions and actions) (Fishbein & Ajzen, 1972).
Conation (koh NAY shun) is a derivative of the Latin word conatus, which is defined as a natural tendency, impulse or striving; used in Spinozism philosophy, it is referred to as the inclination of a thing to persist in its own being.
But although everything possesses this drive, Clinton is unique as an instance of pure conation.
A question closely related to that of incompleteness of acquisition is that of uncertainty: the outcome of a social encounter is uncertain because (1) the number or scope of the relevant contextual features is unpredictable, and (2) the contextual configuration of features will differ from situation to situation (it should be stressed that the configuration of features depends on its accessibility as well as memory, affect, conation (e.
The tripartite model states that cognition, affect, and conation are the fundamental components of attitude.
The authors emphasize the psychological aspects of performance support, the fundamental limitations of human memory, perception, cognition, conation, and psychomotor skills and how they can be reduced through electronic performance support, as one of the most important pursuits of this century.
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Conation was used to refer to the conscious decision-making part of the personality.
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Included in this group is CONATION, where an attempt to undertake the action denoted by the predicate is specified.
I would not fully understand these differences until decades later when I began to study the concept of conation, the individual's natural and preferred mode of action when approaching a challenge.