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Attitudes and Behavior

  • By: Leandre R. Fabrigar & Maia S. Kredentser
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The relationship between attitudes and behavior has long been a topic of central interest within social psychology. Early theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of attitudes generally assumed a strong association between attitudes and behavior. Such an assumption ...