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New perspectives on cognitive dissonance theory

@inproceedings{MontecinosNewPO,
  title={New perspectives on cognitive dissonance theory},
  author={Sebastian Cancino Montecinos and Sebastian and Cancino}
}
Cognitive consistency is generally considered a fundamental aspect of the human mind, and cognitive dissonance theory is the most famous and studies theory within this framework. Dissonance theory holds that when related cognitions are in conflict (e.g. when behaving counter to one’s attitudes), people will experience negative affect. This affective reaction motivates people to engage in various dissonance-reduction strategies (e.g. attitude change). The aim of this thesis was to investigate… 

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