How Human Mind Produces Cognitive Dissonance?

By Elif Çalışkan

We have already mentioned both cognitive dissonance and the 3 efficient strategies to reduce it in our previous article. However, it has shown up a question about how human mind produces cognitive dissonance. Researchers have also distinguished three ways that produce cognitive dissonance: effort justification, induced compliance, and free choice (Vaughan & Hogg, 2010).  Then, let us see how these paradigms differ from each other.

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