Search for dissertations about: "Nazar Akrami"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Nazar Akrami.

  1. 1. Prejudice: The Interplay of Personality, Cognition, and Social Psychology

    Author : Nazar Akrami; Bo Ekehammar; Rainer Riemann; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Prejudice; implicit prejudice; explicit prejudice; generalized prejudice; personality; Big-Five personality; social dominance orientation; right-wing authoritarianism; social psychology; group membership; group identification; cognition; stereotype knowledge; priming; stereotype activation; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Three main theoretical approaches to the study of the causation of prejudice can be distinguished within psychological research. The cognitive approach suggests that prejudice is a function of cognitive processes where stereotypic information about social groups, stored in memory, is automatically activated and affects people’s judgements and behavior toward members of the target group. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges when Generalizing Psychological Measurements across Populations : Applications in Machine Learning and Cross-Cultural Comparisons

    Author : Mathias Berggren; Robin Bergh; Nazar Akrami; Mikael Hjerm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; personality; machine learning; culture; gender differences; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In order to ascertain the validity and applicability of psychological theories, models, and measurements, it is important to examine their generalizability across different assessment situations. In this thesis, I examine how the application of measures outside of their initial domain may cause complications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prejudiced Personalities Revisited : On the Nature of (Generalized) Prejudice

    Author : Robin Bergh; Nazar Akrami; Bo Ekehammar; Gordon Hodson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Prejudice; Personality; Explicit attitudes; Implicit attitudes; Ethnocentrism; Big Five; Agreeableness; Openness to Experience; Fördomar; Personlighet; Attityder; Ingruppsfavoritism; Femfaktormodellen; Vänlighet; Öppenhet för nya erfarenheter; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In the media, one type of prejudice is often discussed as isolated from other types of prejudice. For example, after Breivik’s massacre, intolerance toward Muslims was intensely debated (for good reasons). However, his manifesto also disclosed extreme attitudes towards women and gays, a fact which passed without much notice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Response Time as Self-Schema Indicator : Implications for Personality Assessment

    Author : Lars-Erik Hedlund; Bo Ekehammar; Nazar Akrami; Martin Bäckström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Self-schema; response time; inverted-U effect; heritability; personality assessment; curvilinearity; personality trait; five factor model; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The focal objective of this thesis was to examine the potential advantage of introducing the self-schema concept, indexed by response time, into personality assessment. The basic rationale for the use of response time is that a self-schema facilitates response time for self-referent information as it permits people to make assessments easier and automatic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ideological roots of climate change denial : Resistance to change, acceptance of inequality, or both?

    Author : Kirsti Maria Jylhä; Nazar Akrami; Mats Fredrikson; Christopher Cohrs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Climate change denial; ideology; political orientation; social dominance orientation; dominance of nature; personality; gender; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Climate change denial has been found to correlate with sociopolitical ideology. The general aim of the present thesis was to investigate this relation, and more specifically to 1) test the unique effects of intercorrelated ideological variables on denial, and 2) investigate the psychological underpinnings of the ideology-denial relation. READ MORE