A shutter with ‘cognitive dissonance’ spray painted on it
A shutter with ‘cognitive dissonance’ spray painted on it
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Consonance is boring, dissonance is hard

Is there a way to manage cognitive dissonance that doesn’t involve changing what we do or believe, or fooling ourselves?

[“They’re coming to take us away, ha ha (or are they?)” (image: Maxime Raynal/Flickr CC BY)

A new theory

Dissonance for everyone

A mural of a queue of people waiting for a vaccine
A mural of a queue of people waiting for a vaccine
Who gets to go first? (image: Wilfried Pohnke/Pixabay)

Accidental behavioural economist in search of wisdom. Uses insights from (behavioural) economics in organization development. On Twitter as @koenfucius

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