Search for dissertations about: "bias"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 922 swedish dissertations containing the word bias.

  1. 1. Confirmation Bias in Criminal Cases

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Moa Lidén; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; legal decision making; bias; confirmation bias; criminal cases; criminal procedure; police; prosecutor; judge; legal system; empirical legal research; evidence based law; debiasing technique; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : Confirmation bias is a tendency to selectively search for and emphasize information that is consistent with a preferred hypothesis, whereas opposing information is ignored or downgraded. This thesis examines the role of confirmation bias in criminal cases, primarily focusing on the Swedish legal setting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bias in prediction : on correction methods

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell

    Author : Sven Rydberg; Stockholms universitet.; [1963]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  3. 3. In-group bias control

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Öyvind Jörgensen; Øyvind Jørgensen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; In-group bias; in-group favoritism; control; stereotypes; prejudice;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Många människor förespråkar en egalitär norm. I detta ingår att man ska bemöta människor på lika villkor och inte låta sig påverkas av irrelevanta faktorer som människors etniska ursprung, sexuella läggning eller norska brytning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Drugs and the Convention on the Rights of the Child Fragmentation, Contention and Structural Bias

    University dissertation from Stockholm University : Department of Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Damon Barrett; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child rights; drug control; Convention on the Rights of the Child; structural bias; critical child rights studies; International Law; internationell rätt;

    Abstract : Responding to the harms caused by drug use and the drug trade is one of the most pressing and interdisciplinary challenges of our time, within which the protection of children has become central. But there has been relatively little academic attention to the international legal dimensions of drug policy, despite the existence of a dedicated international legal framework on the issue and a range of other treaties that include drugs in some way. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowing if you would have known : A model of the hindsight bias

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anders Winman; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Hindsight bias; knew-it-all-along effect; calibration; realism of confidence; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : A common finding in previous research on judgment under uncertainty is that when participants are presented with the correct answer to a general knowledge item or feedback about the actual outcome of an event they respond as if they "knew-it-all-along", as if the presented answer or outcome was easy to predict. The present thesis consists of ten experiments and offers a new theoretical model of this phenomenon, commonly referred to as hindsight bias. READ MORE