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the unpleasant emotion that results from holding two contradictory beliefs, attitudes, or behaviors at the same time.

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Believing in two contradictory ideas at the same time
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The internal conflicts a person feels when he/she attitudes that are in opposition to each other.

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Who is credited with coining the term cognitive dissonance?

leon festinger

What is the Cognitive Dissonance Theory?

Cognitive dissonance is a psychological term which describes the uncomfortable tension that comes from holding two conflicting thoughts at the same time.

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Cognitive dissonance.

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The cast of Cognitive Dissonance - 2012 includes: Edmund Poliks as Laurence DeHavillard

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What is meant when someone has cognitive dissonance?

Cognitive dissonance is the word used to describe the feeling of discomfort or stress when one has two conflicting beliefs. One would then change something to reduce the dissonance.

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Cognitive Dissonance, I think.

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Is cognitive dissonance positive or negative?

I believe it can be both, while every article I read refers it as a negative thing, I believe that it can be very positive and constructive. Though I could be completely wrong. If I am not mistaken, my cognitive dissonance, and as George Orwell refers as "Doublethink" allows me to challenge my ideologies to find what is closer to the truth, instead of sticking with one thing I tend to see things from a wider perspective.

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