ATTITUDE-BEHAVIOR CONSISTENCY

the extent to which a person's behavior is consistent with his or her attitude associated with that object. Positive attitudes are supposed to be associated with approach behaviors- negative attitudes are supposed to be associated with withdrawal behaviors.

ATTITUDE-BEHAVIOR CONSISTENCY: "A person's attitude-behavior consistency can be evaluated by determining whether the person acts in a way that is congruent with the attitude."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ATTITUDE-BEHAVIOR CONSISTENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/attitude-behavior-consistency/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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