Communication, psychology, marketing and other scholars from the US and Germany discuss persuasion in the rhetorical tradition; the effects of message features; media influence as persuasion; behavioral, cognitive, and social outcomes of persuasion; being persuaded; theories, including discrepancy models of belief change, functional attitude theory, reasoned action theory, the elaboration likelihood model, reactance theory, and inoculation theory; and contexts like political persuasion, mass media and drug prevention, marketing and advertising, the legal setting, and technology.
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X stands for Reactance
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Therefore seven discrete reactance steps are provided.
So at the suggestion of their friend Dr Lucy (Joy Behar), an advocate of reactance theory - the notion that if you limit someone's choices, they will rebel and choose what they cannot have - the women grant their spouses 'hall passes' for one week.
We concluded that electrode needle location, procedure deviations, user experience, time after death, and temperature can affect resistance and reactance measurements.
Among more specific topics are the theory of psychological reactance, developmental psychology, equity as a prerequisite for enduring customer relationships, and the scientific basis of economic behavior.
The theory of psychological reactance provides another clue to understand the limited effects of health communication campaigns like the social norms one.