Search for dissertations about: "attitude change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 swedish dissertations containing the words attitude change.

  1. 1. Alcohol induced attitude change

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Erik Nordström; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attitude change; intoxication; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis includes four empirical studies intended to investigate certain conditions for awareness of attitude change and the attitude change patterns linked to mild alcohol intoxication. In study 1, retrospective ratings of initial attitudes exhibited a clear and significant displacement towards the position of post-influence attitudes, and this displacement was larger with more relevant issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning Chemistry at the University level Student attitudes, motivation, and design of the learning environment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Chemistry, Umeå University

    Author : C. Anders R. Berg; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : laboratory work; open experiments; attitude; university level; motivation; cognitive load; laboratory instruction styles; attitude change; design of learning situation; student questions.;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the research this thesis is based upon was to study students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry at university level and their motivation from three perspectives. How can students’ attitudes towards learning chemistry be assessed? How can these attitudes be changed? How are learning situations experienced by students with different attitude positions?An attitude questionnaire, assessing views of knowledge, learning assessments, laboratory activities, and perceived roles of instructors and student, was used to estimate students’ attitude positions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Values and Attitudes across Peace Operations Change and Stability in the Political Psychology of Swedish ISAF Soldiers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Ralph Sundberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace support operations; peacekeeping; soldiers; ISAF; Afghanistan; political psychology; combat exposure; values; value change; attitudes toward violence; attitude change; personality; Big Five; person-environment fit; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Participation in Peace Support Operations (PSOs) is one of the most common military duties assigned to present-day Western soldiers. Previous research concerned with the psychological effects of these missions on the individual soldier has focused on issues of mental health and how to ensure military effectiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. The malleability of political attitudes : Choice blindness, confabulation and attitude change

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Thomas Strandberg; [2020-05-18]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; choice blindness; confabulation; self-perception; political psychology; attitude change;

    Abstract : This thesis is an empirical and theoretical investigation of choice blindness, in particular in the domain of political attitudes. Choice blindness is a cognitive phenomenon in which people do not notice dramatic mismatches between what they choose and what they get while still offering seemingly introspective arguments to explain their (putative) choice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prejudice in context over time how demographic, economic and social conditions influence anti-immigrant attitudes in adolescents and adults

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Jeffrey Mitchell; Umeå universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anti-immigrant attitudes; context; adolescence; formative years; impressionable years; social trust; social change; attitude change; longitudinal analysis; attitudinal environments;

    Abstract : Background Thesis explores the contexts that influence anti-immigrant attitudes in both adolescents and adults, and how contexts influence changes anti-immigrant attitudes in societies over time. Whereas previous research into anti-immigrant attitudes has either focused on micro socialization factors in adolescence, or threat inducing factors in adulthood; this thesis forwards an approach that synthesizes these two ideas. READ MORE