Some implications of the “Socratic effect” for alternative models of cognitive consistency1


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    This research was supported by National Science Foundation grant GS-29241. Appreciation is extended to the MRC Social and Applied Psychology Unit, University of Sheffield, England, for providing space and facilities for the experiments reported, and to Daniel and Barbara Romer for their assistance in data collection.

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