Search for dissertations about: "psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1567 swedish dissertations containing the word psychology.

  1. 1. An Inquiry into Satisfaction and Variations in User-Oriented Elderly Care

    Author : Petri Kajonius; Ali Kazemi; Åke Wahlin; Boo Johansson; Åke Wallin; Petri J. Kajonius; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Satisfaction; elderly; care quality; user-orientated care; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The foundation for this thesis is an ongoing discussion about quality in Swedish elderly care: Which are the most important factors that contribute to elderly care in terms of satisfaction among older persons, and what are the primary reasons for their differences? Aims. The principal aim was to examine what determines satisfaction with elderly care in home care and nursing homes, using the perspective of older persons (Studies I and II). READ MORE

  2. 2. Moral Lessons from Psychology : Contemporary Themes in Psychological Research and their Relevance for Ethical Theory

    Author : Henrik Ahlenius; Jonas Olson; Frans Svensson; Antti Kauppinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; consequentialism; deontology; emotion; ethics; evolution; innate; moral judgment; moral philosophy; psychology; utilitarianism; virtue; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the implications for moral philosophy of research in psychology. In addition to an introduction and concluding remarks, the thesis consists of four chapters, each exploring various more specific challenges or inputs to moral philosophy from cognitive, social, personality, developmental, and evolutionary psychology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents in Sweden : A mixed-methods study within the discipline of Psychology of Religion and the research field of Identity Development

    Author : Victor Dudas; Önver A. Cetrez; Valerie DeMarinis; Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; identity development; religion; education; best friends; Assyrians Syriacs; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study was to explore the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents (N=74; age: 9-15 yrs.) at two schools in Södertälje, Sweden. Being a sequential mixed-methods study, a quantitative phase preceded a qualitative phase. READ MORE

  4. 4. Explaining everyday problem solving

    Author : Annika Wallin; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; domain-specificity; ecological rationality; evolutionary psychology; practice theory; situated action; universal problem solver; everyday cognition; Explanations; everyday problem solving; domain-generality; causality; social information; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : How well can we explain natural occurrences of cognitive behaviours given the theoretical frameworks available to us today? The thesis explores what has to be assumed in cognitive theory in order to provide such an explanation, in contrast to being able to predict behaviour under controlled circumstances. The behaviours considered are all of the type described as involving higher level cognition or being representation hungry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Choice Blindness: The Incongruence of Intention, Action and Introspection

    Author : Petter Johansson; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; Filosofi; Philosophy; latent semantic analysis LSA ; intentional stance; folk psychology; change blindness; verbal report; self-knowledge; extrospection; introspection; action; Choice blindness; intention;

    Abstract : This thesis is an empirical and theoretical exploration of the surprising finding that people often may fail to notice dramatic mismatches between what they want and what they get, a phenomenon my collaborators and I have named choice blindness. The thesis consists of four co-authored papers, dealing with different aspects of the phenomenon. READ MORE