Cognitive Dissonance

Misophonia: Into the mind of sounds

Misophonia: Into the mind of sounds

What noise makes your skin crawl? Nails on a chalkboard or the scraping of a fork on a plate. Imagine never being able to escape the everyday noises that cause your fight or flight response. For those with Misophonia, a rare disorder triggered by certain sounds, running away is not always possible or practical. Misophonia …

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Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance

Consistency is often sought in people‚Äôs beliefs and perceptions, so what happens when our beliefs conflict with those previously held?  The term is used to describe the feeling of discomfort that results from two conflicting beliefs. Where there is a discrepancy between the two something must change to eliminate/reduce the dissonance.  How does it work? …

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