Search for dissertations about: "Self-Control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the word Self-Control.

  1. 1. Self-Control and Altruism

    Author : Conny Wollbrant; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-Control; Temptation; Game Theory; Experiment; Pro-Social Behavior; Conditional Cooperation; Altruism; Public Goods; Trust; Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two theoretical papers on self-control (Chapters 1-2) and four empirical papers (3-6) of which two (Chapter 5 and 6) explore determinants of pro-social behavior, while the other two (Chapters 3-4) examine the relationship between self-control and prosocial behavior. (1) “A Theory of Self-Control-Conflict: The Pyrrhic Motions of Reason and Passion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-Control, Financial Well-Being, and Motivated Reasoning : Essays in Behavioral Finance

    Author : Camilla Strömbäck; Ali M. Ahmed; Gustav Tinghög; Daniel Västfjäll; Marcus Selart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dual-process theory; Self-control; Financial behavior; Financial well-being; Affective forecasting; Motivated reasoning;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve our understanding of how individual differences in intuitive and analytic decision making are associated with people’s behavior as well as their well-being. The first three essays investigate, in turn, how self-control—a typical System 2 driven ability—correlates with financial behavior, financial well-being, and affective forecasting ability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-Knowledge/Self-Regulation/Self-Control: A Ubiquitous Computing Perspective

    Author : Lars Hall; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pervasive computing; affective computing; persuasive computing; Psychology; Psykologi; ubiquitous computing; computer-mediated extrospection; precommitment; distributed motivation; distributed cognition; neurofeedback; biofeedback; metacognition; brain-imaging; learning strategies; emotion regulation; mental strategies; verbal report; implicit learning; consciousness; introspection; self-control; Self-knowledge; self-regulation;

    Abstract : This thesis is about self-knowledge, self-regulation and self-control. All three of these terms are easily understandable, and apply to situations in our daily lives (like misjudging one’s own competence at retiling the bathroom floor, or feeling the anxiety and thrill of doing unsupervised work, or guiltily hitting the snooze-button for the fifth time, and missing half a day of school). READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-control of study habits

    Author : Brit Rönnbäck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Studieteknik;

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  5. 5. Essays on Pro-Social Behavior and Self-Control

    Author : Conny Wollbrant; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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