Psychology: Attitude-behavior consistency.

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Select an attitude you currently hold. Consider the various factors that affect your own attitude-behavior consistency.

1. a brief description of the attitude you selected.
2. Explain whether or not there is consistency between your behavior and your attitude.
3. Explain two factors that might affect this attitude-behavior relationship.
4. Then, state if this attitude is strong or weak and explain how the strength of your attitude may influence your behavior.
5. Finally, describe one challenge that attitude researchers might face in predicting behaviors from attitudes and explain why.

Support your response with references to the Learning Resources and other scholarly literature.

READINGS

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  • Kraus, S. (1995). Attitudes and the prediction of behavior: A meta-analysis of the empirical literature. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21(1), 58–75.
    Attitudes and the Prediction of Behavior: A Meta-analysis of the Empirical Literature by Kraus, S., in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 21/Issue 1. Copyright 1995 by Sage Publications, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Sage Publications, Inc. via the Copyright Clearance Center.
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  • Regan, D. T., & Fazio, R. H. (1977). On the consistency between attitudes and behavior: Look to the method of attitude formation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 13(1), 28–45.
    On the Consistency Between Attitudes and Behavior: Look To the Method of Attitude Formation by Regan, D. T., & Fazio, R. H., in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 13/Issue 1. Copyright 1977 by Elsevier Science & Technology Journals. Reprinted by permission of Elsevier Science & Technology Journals via the Copyright Clearance Center.
  • Snyder, M., & Kendzierski, D. (1982). Acting on one’s attitudes: Procedures for linking attitude and behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 18(2), 165–183.
    Acting On One’s Attitudes: Procedures for Linking Attitude and Behavior by Snyder, M., & Kendzierski, D., in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 18/Issue 2. Copyright 1982 by Elsevier Science & Technology Journals. Reprinted by permission of Elsevier Science & Technology Journals via the Copyright Clearance Center.

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