SELF-CONSISTENCY PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE DISSONANCE THEORY

a variation of cognitive dissonance theory stating it is likely to occur when an inconsistency involves an aspect of self. Dissonance is only reduced by affirming an aspect of self.

SELF-CONSISTENCY PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE DISSONANCE THEORY: "Self-consistency perspective of cognitive dissonance theory deals with affirming our inconsistencies of self."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-CONSISTENCY PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE DISSONANCE THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-consistency-perspective-of-cognitive-dissonance-theory/ (accessed October 10, 2019).
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