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Cognitive Consistency Theory in Social Psychology: A Paradigm Reconsidered

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Cognitive Consistency Theory in Social Psychology: A Paradigm Reconsidered

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Cognitive Consistency Theory in Social Psychology: A Paradigm Reconsidered

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Cognitive Consistency Theory in Social Psychology: A Paradigm Reconsidered

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Routledge

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Psychological inquiry, 2018, Vol.29 (2), p.45-59

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English

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From the 1950s onward, psychologists have generally assumed that people possess a general need for cognitive consistency, whose frustration by an inconsistency elicits negative affect. We offer a novel perspective on this issue by introducing the distinction between epistemic and motivational impact of consistent and inconsistent cognitions. The ep...

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Cognitive Consistency Theory in Social Psychology: A Paradigm Reconsidered

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TN_cdi_crossref_primary_10_1080_1047840X_2018_1480619

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1047-840X

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1532-7965

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10.1080/1047840X.2018.1480619

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