Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
7. How does Attitude influence our thought and behaviour? Explain with example. (250 words)
Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications
Why the question:
The question is based on the theme of Attitude and its influence on our behaviour.
Key Demand of the question:
Analyse how Attitude influence our thought and behaviour.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Start with the definition of Attitude.
An attitude is “a relatively enduring organization of beliefs, feelings, and behavioural tendencies towards socially significant objects, groups, events or symbols”. Since, attitude also includes pre-disposition to behave in certain ways, therefore our attitude can be regarded as the predictor of our behaviour in relation to the attitude object.
Such questions are best explained with examples.
Conclude by highlighting its significance.