AMBIVALENCE OF AN ATTITUDE

the magnitude to which the assessment feedback corresponding with a disposition are contradictory to each other. If the assessment feedback are consistently good or consistently bad, ambivalence is minimal. If both good and bad feedback are corresponding with the disposition, ambivalence is at a maximum level.

AMBIVALENCE OF AN ATTITUDE: "Gary was surprised at the high ambivalence his mother's attitude carried."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMBIVALENCE OF AN ATTITUDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ambivalence-of-an-attitude/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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