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discordance

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a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality

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In the following section, I explore these possibilities through the framework of cognitive dissonance theory.
This belief is consistent with past research that recognizes decision difficulty to be an important source of cognitive dissonance (Festinger, 1957; Menasco and Hawkins, 1978).
Hess (2000) identified three strategies which effectively produces distance in relationships: Avoidance, Disengagement and Cognitive Dissonance. Avoidance is one of the common ways through which people create distance (Hess, 2003).
The goal of the present study was to determine if there are relationships between the concept of empathy in social psychology and the neural representation of cognitive dissonance. We hope this paper makes a significant contribution to evaluating the social and psychological aspects of human altruism, desensitization to media violence, emotional and cognitive desensitization to violence, reoccurring conflicts among racial and ethnic groups, and the complexity of the construct of empathy
Pestal equated the state of cognitive dissonance with the process of dissonance resolution and advocated combating cognitive dissonance.
--Maratsade and Sheehredd, Cognitive Dissonance members, Sisters Of Elune
While some educators see resistance in this reaction, I see, at least initially, cognitive dissonance. Another student appears suddenly confounded, arching her eyebrows and peering upwards--a response that might lead some educators to assume she "doesn't get it." I, again, see cognitive dissonance.
In many cases, their "injury" is cognitive dissonance between the idea they think they can think a better world into being (according to their unique view of what would be better) and the reality that their job is to observe and report.
@PoliticalYeti Today's cognitive dissonance: those on the left who hate Tony Blair for being a calculating centrist, but passionately defend Jeremy Corbyn's fence-sitting tactics on Brexit.
This creates a problem that is known in the social psychology literature as 'cognitive dissonance': that there is a discord and contradiction between two different realities that the subject simultaneously perceives.
Cognitive Dissonance: Reexamining a Pivotal Theory in Psychology, 2nd Edition
He will help attendees understand how we use and tolerate the cognitive dissonance of our critical thinking and apply it to ideas American Jews hold as central in Jewish identity.
"I wrote this novel because I was so tired of how many lies about climate change, veganism, and the cognitive dissonance between both in the world, and I wanted it to change.
In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort experienced by a person who acts one way but believes another.
This study utilized cognitive dissonance theory proposed by Festinger (1957) to conceptually explain and interpret the findings of the study.
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