Cognitive Dissonance Reduction

Concept: Cognitive Dissonance Reduction

Definitions of Cognitive Dissonance Reduction

DefinitionTypeReference
The existence of dissonance causes psychological discomfort and motivates the individual to act upon this by changing their opinions, attitudes, beliefs or behaviours.DependentFestinger, 1962

Measurements of Cognitive Dissonance Reduction

DimensionsItemsAnchorsCronbach AlphaSample SizeTypeItems IncludedCopyrightedReference
5 7 0.88 541 Developed Yes No Parguel, Lunardo & Benoit-Moreau, 2017
18 7 0.82 451 Developed Yes No Lavergne & Pelletier, 2015
3 5 0.90 202 Developed No No Tussyadiah et al., 2018
4 7 0.81 224 Adopted Yes No Chen, Tran & Nguyen, 2019
3 7 0.81 125 Developed Yes No Keng & Liao, 2009
3 5 0.71 46 Adopted No No Beal et al., 2006