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In an intriguing experiment, Festinger and Carlsmith (1959) asked participants to perform a series of dull tasks. Participant's attitudes toward this task were highly negative. They were then paid either \$1 or \$20 to tell a waiting participant (really a confederate) that the tasks were really interesting.

Who experienced the greatest amount of cognitive dissonance?

A

The researchers, Festinger and Carlsmith.

B

The group that was paid $1 to lie.

C

The group that was paid $20 to lie.

D

The confederates who were lied to.

E

Both the \$1 and $20 groups experienced equal amounts of cognitive dissonance.

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