Según Leon Festinger, autor de la teoría de la Disonancia Cognitiva hace más de 40 años, “las personas no soportamos mantener al mismo. Disonancia cognitiva y percepción. Esta teoría defiende que la disonancia es un sentimiento desagradable que motiva a la Leon Festinger. Transcript of Teroria de la Disonancia Cognitiva de Leon Festinger Esta teoría trata de predecir los cambios que ocurrirán en las actitudes de.

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Carlsmith published their classic cognitive dissonance experiment in People will, moreover, take action to reduce discrepancies in attitudes, whether by changing others to bring them closer to oneself or by changing one’s own attitudes to bring them closer to others.

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Among people who felt the shock but sustained no damage from the earthquake, rumors were widely circulated and accepted about even worse disasters to come.

To use Festinger’s example, a chess novice does not compare his chess abilities to those of recognized chess masters, [47] nor does a college student compare his intellectual abilities to those of a toddler. Festinger and his co-authors concluded that the following conditions lead to increased conviction in beliefs following disconfirmation:. His theories and research are credited with renouncing the previously dominant behaviorist view of social psychology by demonstrating the inadequacy of stimulus-response conditioning accounts of human behavior.

Some subjects, who were led to believe that their participation in the experiment had concluded, were then asked to perform a favor for the experimenter by telling the next participant, who was actually a confederate, that the task was extremely enjoyable.

He stated his main set of hypotheses as follows:.

Perhaps one of the greatest impacts of Festinger’s studies lies in their “depict[ion] of social behavior as the responses of a thinking organism continually acting to bring order into his world, rather than as the blind impulses of a creature of emotion and habit,” as cited in his Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award.

Festinger and his collaborators, Henry Riecken and Stanley Schachter, examined conditions under which disconfirmation of beliefs leads to increased festknger in such beliefs in the book When Prophecy Fails.

Behaviorists focused only on the observable, i. Y no me creo que las personas no seamos capaces de mantener ideas incongruentes. February 11, aged 69 New York City. Festinger labeled communications arising from such pressures toward uniformity as “instrumental communication” in that the communication is not an end in itself but a means to reduce discrepancies between the communicator teorai others in the group.

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He decided not to pursue treatment, and died on February 11, Rather than abandoning their discredited beliefs, group members adhered to them even more strongly and began proselytizing with fervor.

Stanley Schachter Elliot Disonamcia. The group studied a small apocalyptic cult led by Dorothy Martin under the pseudonym Marian Keech in the booka suburban housewife.

The lower-floor residents near the stairs are more likely than their lower-floor neighbors to befriend those living on the upper floor. For example, in a two-storey apartment building, people living on the lower floor next to a stairway are disonancla closer to upper-floor residents than are others living on the same lower floor.

Y es que esto de leer cosas tan interesantes y no poder decir nada estaba acabando conmigo. History Philosophy Portal Psychologist. Instrumental communication is contrasted with “consummatory communication” where communication is the end, such as emotional expression. During this time, Festinger published his highly influential paper on social comparison theory, extending his prior theory regarding the evaluation of attitudes in social groups festingee the evaluation of abilities in social groups.

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Festinger also later described the increased conviction and proselytizing by cult members after disconfirmation as a specific instantiation of cognitive dissonance i. Dissonance reduction can be achieved by changing cognition by changing actions [58]or selectively acquiring new information or opinions. He further argued that pressures to communicate arise when discrepancies in opinions or attitudes exist among members of a group, and laid out a series hypotheses regarding determinants of when group members communicate, whom they communicate with, and how recipients of communication react, citing existing experimental evidence to support his arguments.

Festinger’s seminal work integrated existing research literature on influence and social communication under his theory of cognitive dissonance. Leon Festinger 8 May — 11 February was an American social psychologistperhaps best known for cognitive dissonance and social comparison theory.

Festinger, Stanley Schachter, and Kurt Back examined the choice of friends among college students living in married student housing at MIT. It was at MIT that Festinger, in his own words, “became, by fiat, a social psychologist, and immersed myself in the field with all its difficulties, vaguenesses, and challenges. Dissonance was created for the subjects performing the favor, as the task was in fact boring.

Festinger and James M. The team observed the group firsthand for months before and after the predicted apocalypse. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Festinger’s influential social comparison theory can be viewed as an extension of his prior theory related to the reliance on social reality for evaluating attitudes and opinions to the realm of abilities.

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Warning against the dangers of such demands when theoretical concepts are not yet fully developed, Festinger stated, “Research can increasingly address itself to minor unclarities in prior research rather than to larger issues; people can lose sight of the basic problems because the field becomes defined by the ongoing research.

He then moved to the University of Minnesota inand then on to Stanford University in For example, liking was simply a function of reward according to behaviorism, so greater reward would produce greater liking; Festinger and Carlsmith’s experiment clearly demonstrated greater liking with lower reward, a result that required the acknowledgement of cognitive processes.

In other words, people simply tend to befriend their neighbors. Con el tiempo voy tomando las riendas de mi destino y me hago responsable de las cosas que provoco o no con mis actitudes y aprendo a valorarme y a valorar a las personas tal cual son. A veces hasta por vestirse de tal o cual manera hay que justificarse.

In addition, Festinger is credited with the ascendancy of laboratory experimentation in social psychology as one who “converted the experiment into a powerful scientific instrument with a central role in the search for knowledge. He is also known in social network theory for the proximity effect or propinquity.

They also found that functional distance predicted social ties as well. Publicado el 24 abril Temas: The messages purportedly said that a flood would destroy the world on December 21, Writing infour years after closing his laboratory, Festinger expressed a sense of disappointment with what he and his field had accomplished:.

Cognitive dissonance Effort justification Social comparison theory.

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Despite such recognition, Festinger left the field of social psychology inattributing his decision to “a conviction that had been growing in me at the time that I, personally, was in a rut and needed an injection of intellectual stimulation from dissonancia sources to continue to be disonanxia.

To use Festinger’s example of a smoker who has knowledge that smoking is bad for his health, the smoker may reduce dissonance by choosing to quit smoking, by changing his thoughts about the effects of smoking e.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Although fesfinger counter-intuitive that people would choose to believe “fear-provoking” rumors, Festinger reasoned that these rumors were actually “fear-justifying. Estos ejemplos muestran la necesidad que tenemos las personas de justificar lo innecesario o, incluso, lo injustificable.