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    It gives the idea that a theoretical way to deal with comprehension the mental procedures of cognitive dissonance and self-attribution, is that both of these mental procedures are self-regard based procedures, which originate from an individual's have to feel that they are imperative, effective, and in control. Such theoretical point of view additionally includes the impact of inclination, because of the way that people would tend to promptly credit effective results to themselves and their endeavors, and also to be hesitant to ascribe antagonistic results to their endeavors. Cognitive dissonance is "nervousness that outcomes from all the while holding opposing or generally contradictory dispositions, convictions, or something like that, as…

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    Cognitive dissonance can be found daily in any lifestyle. No one is perfect, people from any social or political status can be affected by cognitive dissonance. However, it is important that the law enforcement attempt to prevent cognitive dissonance from affecting decisions made. Especially, when someone involved in law enforcement has knowingly made a wrongful decision and is attempting to justify it not only to themselves but others. Cognitive Dissonance is defined as the state of having…

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    intermingled that they can hardly be separated. Nevertheless, we sometimes say things we do not mean or act in a way we do not approve of. This clash creates cognitive dissonance, which causes discomfort and a need for justification. Since human beings do not like discomfort or cognitive dissonance, we then come up with a different perspective on our words and actions or we might even start filtering the information just to get rid of the cognitive dissonance by justifying our words and actions…

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    Employees will experience cognitive dissonance when they have the experience of being incompatible with other employees (Nolan & Nail, 2014). As employees experience cognitive dissonance, this could be a company determinant. Employees with negative attitudes may experience reduced job performance, meager employee engagement, and unscrupulous behavior (Nolan & Nail, 2014). Conversely, it might lead to the company not meeting their organizational commitments. As a financial advisor with…

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    Applying the theory of cognitive dissonance to events of historical past can be quite complex and takes a great deal of reflection. The theory is broad in nature, for this reason it can be applied to a vast number of social situations including, but not limited to, explaining white anger against blacks over slavery. Several studies have been conducted that show when people experience dissonance, to reduce that unpleasant conflict or feeling they either make up excuses or change their beliefs.…

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    Cognitive dissonance is a situation involving conflicting attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. This leads to discomfort which leads to the changing of one 's attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors to reduce discomfort and restore balance. For example pre-marital sex. Being raised with Christian values but wanting to have sex even though it 's morally wrong. People tend to seek consistency in their life. So when they come to a problem, such as sex before marriage, they stumble upon an inconsistency…

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    Leon Festinger’s cognitive dissonance theory revolutionized the world of social psychology. It did so by focusing on the on-going cognitions in people’s minds, particularly- dissonant cognitions. His model stated that unpleasant feelings produced by dissonant cognitions motivate us to do something to change our state. My essay will focus on the reduction of dissonance, as I noted it to be an interesting phenomena which can be done in a multitude of ways- the most convenient being convincing…

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    Alleviating Cognitive Dissonance In the chapter “Quieting the Mind” of the book, Opening Skinner’s Box, author Lauren Slater examines the theory of cognitive dissonance. Leon Festinger, a psychologist at the University of Minnesota, originally introduced the theory of cognitive dissonance to psychology in 1957. The basic way of thinking about cognitive dissonance is that it refers to a situation when two or more cognitive elements (such as behaviors and attitudes/ beliefs) are inconsistent,…

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    Cognitive dissonance (Festinger, 1957) is an uncomfortable feeling created by a situation that involves conflicting behaviors or ideas. In the example given in class (Festinger, L., Riecken, H. W., & Schachter, S., 1956) aliens would come and rescue a group of “Seekers” from a flood on December 21,1954 at midnight. When the aliens did not come, this created cognitive dissonance. They believed that aliens were coming; aliens did not show up. There are five ways to bring back cognitive…

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    feeling you get when this happens is called cognitive dissonance (Aronson et al; 2014). Cognitive dissonance is the uncomfortable feeling that succumbs you when you act in a way that doesn’t line up with your customary positive image. Coincidently, dissonance does have ways to be lowered (Aronson et al; 2014). The reduction of dissonance can be accomplished in three different…

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