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    I am having a difficult time discerning the difference between attitude and behavior...Arent they somewhat the same? And usually your behavior depends on your attitude?
    Can you please help with the question below?

    Describe the reciprocal relationship between behavior and attitudes.

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    Although this topic is massive and really tricky, I offer some notes and resources to give you an overview:

    First of all, you might look at how the two are related but not completely identical. For example, please differentiate that attitudes are defined by experts as "evaluations people make about objects, ideas, events, or other people" (http://www.sparknotes.com/101/psychology/social_psychology/attitudes.html).

    Attitudes are closely related to behavior because they ...

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