Attitudes and Beliefs: How Beliefs affect the Attitudes

Attitudes and Beliefs: How Beliefs affect the AttitudesAn attitude is a relatively enduring organization of beliefs, feelings, and behavioral tendencies towards socially significant objects, groups, events or symbols.

It is a learned predisposition to respond in a consistently favorable or unfavorable manner with respect to a given object.

It is an expression of evaluation toward a person, place, thing or event. It will always have a positive and negative element and have a tendency to behave in a certain way.

Attitudes are formed primarily based on underlying values and beliefs. While attitude is the predisposition to act in a particular way towards an object or situation, opinion is the expression of the judgment of an individual about a particular set of facts.

It is an evaluation of the circumstances presented to an individual.

Beliefs are acquired through real experiences but the original experience related to a particular belief is mostly forgotten.

It affects the quality of our work and relationships because we experience what we believe and it is not based on reality. They are an important part of our identity.

They may be religious, cultural or moral. Beliefs reflect who we are and how we live our lives. It is composed of multiple factors tending to family, society and the structure of life. It is the trust that something is true and good without any doubt.

It is an internal feeling that something is true, even though that belief may be unproven or irrational.

I believe that walking under a ladder brings bad luck.

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