Sentence Examples


  • Reducing cognitive dissonance Now, here comes a second step in Elster 's argument (Elster 1986, § II).
  • But if you are a fanatic, that realization would cause too much cognitive dissonance to sink in.
  • It could therefore be expected to set up cognitive dissonance in anyone considering voting Conservative.
  • In order to reduce that dissonance, rather than renounce their beliefs, they did the exact opposite.
  • In such a situation there is little dissonance caused by a chaplain traveling from a distant campus.

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