This study investigated the level of cognitive dissonance and its relationship to thinking styles, social support resources,and some demographical variables among Yarmouk University Students. The population of the study consisted of (775) male and female students from Yarmouk university. The study adopted Cassel, Chow & Reiger’s cognitive dissonance scale, Alhamouri’s thinking styles scale, and Zimet, Dahlem, Zimet & Farley’s social support scale. The results showed that the level of cognitive dissonance among students was moderate in general and in all domains except feelings control. Furthermore, the results showed significant differences in the level of cognitive dissonance due to gender in favor of males, college in favor of scientific majors, and the university level in favor of the first-year students. Finally, the results showed that the other important , legislations style, interior style, minority style, executive style, liberate style, family and the preservative style explaned (14.1%) of cognitive dissonance
Al Alazamat, Omar Atallah and Al Otoum, Adnan Yousuf
"Cognitive Dissonance and its Relationship with Thinking Styles and Social Support Resources among Yarmouk University Students,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 7:
22, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol7/iss22/2