FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO ATTITUDES

a theoretical perspective that postulates that attitudes are formed to serve one or more different functions and that these functions can influence processes such as attitude change and attitude-behavior consistency.

FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO ATTITUDES: "The functional approach to attitudes looks at the theories or processing attitudes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO ATTITUDES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-approach-to-attitudes/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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