Search for dissertations about: "Developmental psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 swedish dissertations containing the words Developmental psychology.

  1. 1. Metacognition and Confidence: Mood, Individual Differences, Developmental and Social Aspects

    Author : Anna-Carin Jonsson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; Developmental; Eyewitness memory.; Individual Differences.; Calibration.; Realism in confidence judgments.; Metacognition.; psychology; psykologi; developmental; eyewitness memory; individual differences; calibration; realism in confidence judgments; metacognition;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the realism in people's confidence judgments. Study I investigated whether mood influences the confidence people have in their event memory. However, there were no significant differences in the realism of the participants' confidence judgments between conditions (elated and neutral). READ MORE

  2. 2. Moral Lessons from Psychology : Contemporary Themes in Psychological Research and their Relevance for Ethical Theory

    Author : Henrik Ahlenius; Jonas Olson; Frans Svensson; Antti Kauppinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; consequentialism; deontology; emotion; ethics; evolution; innate; moral judgment; moral philosophy; psychology; utilitarianism; virtue; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the implications for moral philosophy of research in psychology. In addition to an introduction and concluding remarks, the thesis consists of four chapters, each exploring various more specific challenges or inputs to moral philosophy from cognitive, social, personality, developmental, and evolutionary psychology. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Development of Conduct Problems in Early Childhood : The Role of Psychopathic Traits and Psychopathic Personality

    Author : Louise Frogner; Henrik Andershed; Anna-Karin Andershed; Essi Viding; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conduct problems; callous-unemotional traits; developmental psychopathology; diagnostics; early childhood; psychopathic traits; psychopathic personality; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Research has shown that children displaying conduct problems (CP) early in life are at greater risk for severe CP and other negative outcomes later in life. However, not all children with early-onset CP will develop severe CP over the life-course. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reactions to novelties : Developmental aspects

    Author : Kerstin Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis considers different aspects of infants' and children's reactions to novelties, that is, unfamiliar persons, objects, and situations. In Study I, the developmental phenomenon stranger wariness was investigated from a temperamental perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mutual actions : developmental links between aspects of the parent-adolescent relationship and adolescent risk behaviors

    Author : Sabina Kapetanovic; Therése Skoog; Arne Gerdner; Margareta Bohlin; Kari Trost; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; risk behaviors; parent-adolescent relationship; disclosure; communication; Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth studies; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Adolescence is a critical time for the onset or intensification of engagement in risk behaviors, such as delinquency and alcohol use. Parents are often advised to supervise adolescents or set rules for behavior control in order to protect their adolescents from harm. READ MORE