MERE-THOUGHT POLARIZATION

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was first proposed by U.S. psychologist Abraham Lesser and it implies that simply thinking about an attitude can lead to an immediate polarization in the direction of that attitude.

MERE-THOUGHT POLARIZATION: "The mere-thought polarization concept explains that the mere thought of an attitude towards a specific subject, can automatically dictate the direction of the response."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MERE-THOUGHT POLARIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mere-thought-polarization/ (accessed July 4, 2022).

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