Search for dissertations about: "Torun Lindholm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Torun Lindholm.

  1. 1. Group membership and eyewitness testimony

    Author : Torun Lindholm; Jerry Shaw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Eyewitness testimony; group membership; intergroup biases; memory performance; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis includes four empirical studies that explore whether eyewitness accounts of a violent crime may be affected by factors related to the group membership of witness, perpetrator, and victim.Study 1 investigates how an immigrant and a Swedish perpetrator of a simulated, violent robbery are evaluated and remembered by immigrant and Swedish witnesses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social and cognitive biases in large group decision settings

    Author : Emma A. Bäck; Torun Lindholm; Ola Svenson; Vincent Yzerbyt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; large group decision-making; social identity; procedural justice; intergroup biases; attitudes; status quo position; cognitive restructuring; post-decision consolidation; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis consists of three studies on the effects of group membership in large group decisions. The overall aim was to contribute to understanding how individuals react when decisions are made in large groups. We explored consequences of procedural justice concerns within such groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. New perspectives on cognitive dissonance theory

    Author : Sebastian Cancino Montecinos; Torun Lindholm; Fredrik Björklund; Roland Deutsch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Cognitive dissonance theory; Attitude change; Dissonance reduction; Emotion regulation; Mental representations; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Cognitive consistency is generally considered a fundamental aspect of the human mind, and cognitive dissonance theory is the most famous and studies theory within this framework. Dissonance theory holds that when related cognitions are in conflict (e.g. when behaving counter to one’s attitudes), people will experience negative affect. READ MORE

  4. 4. Security in the welfare state : Attachment, religion and secularity

    Author : Joel Gruneau Brulin; Pehr Granqvist; Torun Lindholm; Staffan Kumlin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attachment theory; Welfare State; Religion; Secularity; Security; Social trust; Political trust; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Because of the industrial revolution some 200 years ago, a growing part of the western world’s population started moving to cities and away from traditional sources of security, like families or local communities. Consequently, social security, such as aid for the sick and elderly, came to be organized through the public domain, giving rise to the welfare states. READ MORE

  5. 5. Retrieval effort and accuracy in eyewitness testimony

    Author : Philip U. Gustafsson; Torun Lindholm; Fredrik U. Jönsson; Laura Mickes; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; eyewitness testimony; eyewitness accuracy; eyewitness memory; retrieval ease; judgment accuracy; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : For better or worse, eyewitness testimonies make up common evidence in criminal trials. This has the benefit that it allows for guilty offenders to be convicted even in the absence of physical evidence. However, the fallibility of memory also means that eyewitnesses may be mistaken in their recall, risking wrongful, innocent convictions. READ MORE