Do amnesics exhibit cognitive dissonance reduction? The role of explicit memory and attention in attitude change.

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In two studies, we investigated the roles of explicit memory and attentional resources in the process of behavior-induced attitude change. Although most theories of attitude change (cognitive dissonance and self-perception theories) assume an important role for both mechanisms, we propose that behavior-induced attitude change can be a relatively automatic… (More)

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@article{Lieberman2001DoAE, title={Do amnesics exhibit cognitive dissonance reduction? The role of explicit memory and attention in attitude change.}, author={Matthew D. Lieberman and Kevin N. Ochsner and Daniel T. Gilbert and Daniel L. Schacter}, journal={Psychological science}, year={2001}, volume={12 2}, pages={135-40} }