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The creation of rationale to alleviate psychological discomfort caused by the evidence presented by facts that contradict beliefs and ideas that the individual is reluctant to reevaluate.

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Cognitive Dissonance and Punishment: Discovery vs. Stipulated Scenario

According to the Aronson & Carlsmith study, 1963: children facing a mild punishment for playing with the toy bridge the dissonance gap by derogating it their attitude persists after punishment ...
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