Cognitive dissonance theory

You approach the subway on your way back to the hotel and you notice that you have several seating options. You choose to sit next to a well-dressed older man. why you may have made the decision to sit next to this particular person.

Discuss the attributions that may have played a role in your choice of seating.

How do our attitudes, perceptions, and experiences affect our actions?
Discuss where our attitudes towards people or situations, come from.
Define and discuss cognitive dissonance.
Address cognitive dissonance theory in relation to the above scenario. How do our behaviors impact our attitudes?

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