Search for dissertations about: "Henry Montgomery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Henry Montgomery.

  1. 1. The Role of Causal Attribution and Self-Focused Attention for Shyness

    Author : Charlotte Alm; Erik Lindberg; Ann Frodi; Henry Montgomery; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Shyness; self-focused attention; behavioral inhibition; attribution; internal causes; external causes; Blyghet; självfokuserad uppmärksamhet; beteendemässig inhibition; attribution; interna orsaker; externa orsaker; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna avhandling var att undersöka på vilket sätt och i vilken utsträckning blyga personer skiljer sig från icke-blyga personer med avseende på deras attributionsmönster. Resultaten från 3 kvantitativa och 1 kvalitativ studie visar en något annorlunda bild av hur blyghet relaterar till social kognition jämfört med tidigare forskning i området. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intergroup Relations : When is My Group More Important than Yours?

    Author : Luisa Batalha; Bo Ekehammar; Henry Montgomery; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Attitude ambivalence; intergroup bias; ingroup favouritism; outgroup favouritism; ethnic prejudice; social identity; social dominance orientation; system justification; conservatism; sexism; prejudice; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Intergroup relations are characterised by favourable and unfavourable biases. Towards one’s own group these biases are mostly favourable – ingroup favouritism. Research has, however, shown that outgroup favouritism, that is, the preference for a group to which the person does not belong, also permeates intergroup relations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting traffic safety among young male drivers - the role of mental elaboration

    Author : Birgitta Falk; Henry Montgomery; Ola Svenson; Frank McKenna; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Young drivers; driving behaviour; social influence; persuasion; risk behaviour; intervention; speeding; test-retest effect; traffic safety; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the potential of mental elaboration as a means of decreasing risky driving among young male drivers. Around 600 young male drivers participated in the three studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coincidences and Paranormal Belief

    Author : Gergö Hadlaczky; Joakim Westerlund; Henry Montgomery; Peter Brugger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coincidences; surprise; paranormal belief; parapsychology; telepathy; associative processing; probabilistic reasoning; Ganzfeld; associative learning; automatic processing; controlled processing; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In this thesis it is argued that coincidences play an important role in the formation of belief, including belief in the paranormal. Three papers are presented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decision Strategies : Something Old, Something New, and Something Borrowed

    Author : Neda Kerimi; Henry Montgomery; James Shanteau; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Decision strategies; inference; preference; compensatory; non-compensatory; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In this thesis, some old decision strategies are investigated and a new one that furthers our understanding of how decisions are made is introduced. Three studies are presented. In Study I and II, strategies are investigated in terms of inferences and in Study III, strategies are investigated in terms of preferences. READ MORE