Sökning: "Causal attributions"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Causal attributions.

  1. 1. Help-Seeking and Causal Attributions for Helping

    Författare :Ingrid Olsson; Anders Biel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Causal attributions; communication; consensus; directness; gender; help-seeking; household-management; indirect; prosocial-behavior; self-serving; sex-differences; spouses; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates help-seeking and effects of help-seeking on causal attributions for helping (i.e., what people believe caused help or lack of help). Additionally, it examines self-serving and other-serving attributions (i. LÄS MER

  2. 2. On Causal Attribution

    Författare :B. Ingemar B. Lindahl; Dugald Murdoch; Ingmar Pörn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; causation; cause-condition distinction; causal selection; differentiating factor; inus condition; explanation; covering-law model; Mill’s methods; objectivity; pragmatics; responsibility; abnormalism; history; science; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation treats of the problem of attributing the occurrence of an individual event or state to a single cause — a problem commonly understood either as a question of distinguishing the cause from the mere conditions or as a matter of singling out, from several causes, one cause, as the cause. The main purpose of the study is to clarify some basic concepts, and some criteria of ascertainment of the cause, that may be discerned in the literature on causal attribution. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Patients’ and Spouses’ Perspectives on Coronary Heart Disease and its Treatment

    Författare :Anita Kärner; Björn Bergdahl; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Björn Sjöström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Causal attributions; coronary disease; drug treatment; lifestyle changes; phenomenography; patient adherence; spouses; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Lifestyle changes and drug treatment can improve the prognosis and quality of life for patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), but their co-operation with suggested treatment is often limited. The aim of this thesis was to study how patients and their spouses conceive CHD and its treatment. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Employee selection : Mechanisms behind practitioners’ preference for hiring practices

    Författare :Kristina Langhammer; Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Johnny Hellgren; Scott Highhouse; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; employee selection decision making; employee data collection methods; hiring practices; self-efficacy; causal attribution; behavioral intention; agency; Psychology; psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : Despite the great advances science has made in developing selection decision aids practitioners’ generally remain reluctant to adopt them. This phenomenon is considered today one of the greatest gaps in industrial, work and organizational psychology. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Hedonism as the Explanation of Value

    Författare :David Brax; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Value; Pleasure; Hedonism; naturalism; affective science; Meta-ethics;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis defends a hedonistic theory of value consisting of two main components. Part 1 offers a theory of pleasure. Pleasures are experiences distinguished by a distinct phenomenological quality. This quality is attitudinal in nature: it is the feeling of liking. LÄS MER