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Chapter 6: Attitudes

Cognitive Dissonance
At the Beyond Intractability Website, read about cognitive dissonance, including how to eliminate it, how to use it to reduce conflict, and how to produce it. You'll also find links to excellent additional references as well as other resources.

Cognitive Dissonance Slide Tutorial
This site provides a comprehensive PowerPoint tutorial on cognitive dissonance theory.

Communication Studies Database
This site has links to extensive resources of communication studies.

Center for Communication Studies
The University of Arkansas Center for Communication Studies maintains this site that has links to social and behavioral science research.

The Gallup Organization
The site of the renowned public opinion organization posts results and analyses of surveys. The analyses explain the methods used and provide the questions asked.

Survey Research Resources
The site has information about survey research for social issues, policy analysis, and marketing.

The Judas Priest Case
Read the article from The Skeptical Inquirer about the litigation against the rock group Judas Priest for alleged subliminal messages that influenced two teens to commit suicide.

Political Polls
The Cable News Network (CNN) posts results of its own political polls.

Create Your Own Poll
These two links specialize in surveys and polls. Some even allow
you to create your own online poll, which would make a wonderful group project.

Research Databases
Click on "Social Science and Survey Research" and access results of surveys and attitude assessments.

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology has abstracts of journal articles dealing with attitude research.

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