Barbara Stuart

Barbara Stuart works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as assistant to the Director of Mediation. A certified teacher and she holds a M. Ed. from Cambridge College, MA; and a Ph. D. from Southwest Bible College and Seminary, LA in Christian Counseling Psychology.


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Articles and Video:

Cognitive Dissonance: A Spiritual Perspective (06/26/01)
When dissonance occurs people will adjust their patterns of behavior so as to reduce dissonance and move towards consonance. The reason for this adjustment is because no one wants to feel uncomfortable and efforts are made to reduce the tension felt as a result of the dissonance.