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The Mind at Odds: Understanding Cognitive Dissonance

Freudian Trips

Do you ever find yourself justifying choices that feel out of sync with your beliefs? Do arguments with loved ones over differing opinions leave you feeling frustrated and misunderstood? If so, you're not alone. Cognitive dissonance, the mental discomfort created by holding conflicting ideas, is a universal human experience.
In "The Mind at Odds: Understanding Cognitive Dissonance", we'll dive into the fascinating science behind why our brains sometimes work against us. You'll discover:
  • The pioneering experiments that uncovered the hidden power of dissonance.
  • How dissonance shapes our everyday lives, from consumer choices to personal relationships.
  • The role of dissonance in social issues like political polarization and the spread of misinformation.
  • Strategies for overcoming dissonance, promoting greater self-awareness, and fostering empathy for others.
Written in clear, engaging language, this book is your guide to navigating a world of contradictions. Whether you're seeking personal growth, better communication skills, or a deeper understanding of human behavior, "The Mind at Odds" offers valuable insights for everyone.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Mar 21st, 2024
  • Pages: 26
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.05in - 0.11lb
  • EAN: 9798320463421
  • Categories: Applied Psychology