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Synonyms for dissonance



Synonyms for dissonance

Synonyms for dissonance

a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality

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The affect of cognitive dissonance on investment means that investors can fail to make important decisions as they may find the options and situation too uncomfortable to think about.
Discussions about identifying and alleviating cognitive dissonance have, for instance, found places for themselves at Freshman Orientation seminars and in various forms of first-year experience courses.
The cognitive dissonance in just this little part of their proposal is astounding.
It's astounding how people justify wrong behaviors and answer the Merchants Behavior Integrity Test questions revealing their cognitive dissonance and bad tendencies.
The present study sought to make comparisons on scores for The Cognitive Dissonance Test (DISS) (Cassel et al.
We call this cognitive dissonance," said Katie Sarofim, a professor of psychology at the Lebanese American University.
Grounded in research, the very readable introduction highlights the importance for teachers to develop their pedagogical content knowledge and identifies characteristics of rich tasks that create cognitive dissonance and the types of questions that support students working through conflicting ideas.
Such thoughts only invite cognitive dissonance because they contradict Americans' bold, hunter-gatherer instincts, which include providing for one's spouse and children.
38) Cognitive dissonance is the "psychological conflict resulting from incongruous beliefs and attitudes held simultaneously.
Cognitive dissonance is the uncomfortable feeling we get when our minds are registering conflicting information, when this happens, our natural reaction is to induce dissonance reducing thoughts or actions to regain consonance.
The intention was to address affective aspects of teaching including: teacher efficacy, learning styles, cognitive dissonance, relaxation, and beliefs as they influence behavior in order to motivate reflection and change.
Cognitive dissonance (Festinger, 1957) is revealed between hot target and neutral picture recognition, recorded and computed with simple statistical comparisons.
In the United Kingdom over the past decade, they've been trying to conquer cognitive dissonance by having surgeons attend regular audits.
It embraces cognitive dissonance, ambiguity, and visionary oddities and the short stories by Aimee Bender, Kelly Link, Bruce Sterling and others provide diverse satisfying examples of how this is accomplished.
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that when college students are made to feel cognitive dissonance about their diet and exercise behaviors, they will be more likely to adopt healthier diet and exercise habits--particularly when the dissonance is tied to appearance rather than health concerns.
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