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Inoculation

Inoculation is the artificial introduction of microorganisms or other substances into the body or into a culture medium.


 

In social psychology, inoculation is a technique for strengthening a person's attitude and his resistance to persuasion by exposing him to a small dose of the opposing attitude.

 

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Inoculation
- The act or art of inoculating trees or plants.
- The act or practice of communicating a disease to a person in health, by inserting contagious matter in his skin or flesh.
- Fig.: The communication of principles, especially false principles, to the mind.
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