Category Archives: cognitive dissonance

Brain Pain–Part 4: Imminent and Inevitable

This blog entry is fourth in a series documenting the application of the Theory of Cognitive Dissonance to a variety of issues throughout American History. See the introductory entry “Dealing with Dissonance”  for a detailed overview explaining the background and basics of … Continue reading

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Brain Pain—Part 3: The Delta Dawn Syndrome

This blog entry is third in a series documenting the application of the Theory of Cognitive Dissonance  to a variety of issues throughout American History. See the introductory entry “Dealing with Dissonance” for a detailed overview explaining the background and … Continue reading

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Brain Pain—Part 2: The Great Disappointment

This blog entry is second in a series documenting the application of the Theory of Cognitive Dissonance to a variety of issues throughout American History. See the introductory entry “Dealing with Dissonance” for a detailed overview explaining the background and … Continue reading

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Brain Pain–Part 1: Dealing with Dissonance

You don’t often hear the term consonance. But if you’ve ever heard the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, you have been exposed to the musical type of consonance. The word comes from the word part “-son-” …that indicates “sound,” like in “sonic” … Continue reading

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