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La théorie de l'équilibre structural revisitée

Abstract : Based on experimental research we reviewed and thoroughly examined the paradigm of cognitive consistency. In contrast with various consistence theory predictions, we showed that people are not systematically endowed with consistent cognitive structures and do not defend themselves very carefully against ideological ?aggressions? inducing inconsistency. We explained these findings by the fact that consistency has a cognitive value only in self relevant fields. On the other hand, studies on cognitive consistency gave rise to comparisons between classical formalism of graphs and a new formalism one: the graph of relationships. Both graphs converge on consistency factors. The graph of relationships underlies two new factors: assimilation and disjunction. Their analysis gave rise to psychological interpretations.
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Louis Barthelemy. La théorie de l'équilibre structural revisitée. Psychologie. Université Nancy 2, 2007. Français. ⟨NNT : 2007NAN21025⟩. ⟨tel-01752862⟩



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