Search for dissertations about: "social cognition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 swedish dissertations containing the words social cognition.

  1. 1. Reaching agreement in a management team : a study of social influence

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Marie Tomicic; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agreement; decision-making; management teams; social influence; social influence mode; cognition; managerial cognition; groups; leadership; beslutsfattande; beslutsmetoder; företagsekonomi; sociologiska aspekter; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the question of how agreements are reached without consensus in management teams. It is argued that agreements should be viewed as a social influence phenomenon and that attention should be directed to the process of reaching agreements. READ MORE

  2. 2. Behaving as a Christ‐Believer : A Cognitive Perspective on Identity and Behavior Norms in Ephesians

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Rikard Roitto; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ephesians; norms; behavior norms; morality; social identity; social identity theory; social cognition; attribution; cognitive science; New Testament exegesis; Efesierbrevet; normer; beteendenormer; moral; social identitet; social identitetsteori; social kognition; attribution; kognitionsvetenskap; Nya testamentets exegetik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the understanding of how first century Christ-believers, particularly those who shared the imagination of Ephesians, experienced the relation between their social identity as Christ-believers and behavior norms. In order to understand this, a number of theories from the cognitive sciences are used in combination with historical-critical methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prejudice: The Interplay of Personality, Cognition, and Social Psychology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nazar Akrami; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Prejudice; implicit prejudice; explicit prejudice; generalized prejudice; personality; Big-Five personality; social dominance orientation; right-wing authoritarianism; social psychology; group membership; group identification; cognition; stereotype knowledge; priming; stereotype activation; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : Three main theoretical approaches to the study of the causation of prejudice can be distinguished within psychological research. The cognitive approach suggests that prejudice is a function of cognitive processes where stereotypic information about social groups, stored in memory, is automatically activated and affects people’s judgements and behavior toward members of the target group. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fördelade kunskapsprocesser i ledningscentraler vid nödsituationer : Koordination och situationsmedvetenhet

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Henrik Artman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dynamic Decision Making; Distributed Cognition; Distributed Decision Making; Coordination; Communication; Cognition; Emergency Management; Command and Control; Microworld; Situation Awareness; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to an understanding of how people work in co-ordination centres for controlling dynamic environments. It examines several theoretical perspectives that have been used to analyse cognition, co-operation and technology within dynamic decision-making. READ MORE

  5. 5. Distributed cognition in home environments The prospective memory and cognitive practices of older adults

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mattias Forsblad (Kristiansson); Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Distributed cognition; intelligent use of space; cognitive aging;

    Abstract : In this thesis I explore how older people make use of, and interact with, their physical environment in home and near-by settings to manage cognitive situations, specifically prospective memory situations. Older adults have in past research been shown to perform better on prospective memory in real-life settings than what findings in laboratory-like settings predict. READ MORE