scientific Studies

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Browsing Archive: April, 2011

Cognitive Dissonance

Posted by Atticus & Jay Walker on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : Psychological 

As a skeptical based brand, it is baffling to us that people can believe in so many different things that have little or no evidence to support them and often have plenty of evidence against them.  We tend to look at these people as cranks, kooks, or loonies.  There is a tendency to ridicule and make fun of these people and sometimes this is an appropriate response, but we need to remember what Leon Festinger had to say in his book, When Prophecy Fails:

 “…through the mocking and scoffi...

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