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What does CAN stand for?

CAN stands for Change Attitudes Now


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Our lives are filled with attempts to change attitudes, to influence our decisions, or to persuade us to do one thing or another. There are several theories, which try to explain the phenomenon of attitude change.
Some psychological theories consider the possibility that attitudes affect the social structure: Sarnoff, Katz and McClintock (1965; cited in Valley & Thompson, 1998) argue that attitudes shape people?s feelings and perceptions, as well as their behaviour concerning change. Attitudes.
Emotion is a common component in persuasion, social influence, and attitude change. Much of attitude research emphasized the importance of affective or emotion components. Emotion works hand-in-hand with the cognitive process, or the way we think, about an issue or situation. Emotional appeals are commonly found in advertising, health campaigns and political messages. Recent examples include no-smoking health campaigns and political campaign advertising emphasizing the fear of terrorism.
'Why I Wear the Badge': Arlington Officers Working to Change Attitudes.
a. Racism. It has often been said you can't legislate morality. Yet, changes in civil rights laws and policies have been accompanied by changes in attitudes. Since Brown vs. Board of Education in 1954, the percentage of white Americans favoring integrated schools has more than doubled. Since Civil rights act of 1964, the percentage of white Americans who described their neighborhoods, friends, co-workers, or fellow students as all white declined by 20 percent for each of these measures.