Sökning: "Cognitive dissonance"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden Cognitive dissonance.

  1. 1. Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance, and Trust

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Författare :Mikael Elinder; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic voting; Voting; Regional economic conditions; Political attitudes; Cognitive dissonance; Social capital; Trust; Economic growth; Robustness; Applied econometrics; Elections; Self-interest; Election promise; Pocketbook voting; Prospective voting; Retrospective voting; Child care; Local economic conditions; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: (with Henrik Jordahl and Panu Poutvaara) We present and test a theory of prospective and retrospective pocketbook voting. Focusing on two large reforms in Sweden, we establish a causal chain from policies to sizeable individual gains and losses and then to voting. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Risk and Rationality Effects of contextual risk and cognitive dissonance on (sexual) incentives

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Författare :Andréa Mannberg; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Health risk; Uncertainty; Risk aversion; Self-Control; Time-inconsistency; Cognitive dissonance; Regret; Norms; Social identity; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] theoretically analyzes how the level and uncertainty of future prospects affect incentives to abstain from sexual risk taking in the presence of HIV. The results suggest that, for individuals with limited access to HIV treatment, uncertainty of future health may be an important factor driving unsafe sex practices and support the empirical finding of a weak link between sexual behavior, HIV prevalence, and HIV knowledge in poor countries; therefore suggesting that AIDS policy needs to be calibrated in order to fit within different social contexts. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Observing and influencing preferences in real time. Gaze, morality and dynamic decision-making

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Författare :Philip Pärnamets; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; eye gaze; morality; decision-making; preference formation; embodied cognition;

    Sammanfattning : Preference formation and choice are dynamic cognitive processes arising from interactions between decision-makers and their immediate choice environment. This thesis examines how preferences and decisions are played out in visual attention, captured by eye-movements, as well as in group contexts. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Universal Burdens : Stories of (Un)Freedom from the Unitarian Universalist Association, The MOVE Organization, and Taqwacore

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University

    Författare :Anthony Fiscella; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Unitarian Universalist Association; Decolonialism; Inclusivity; Democracy; Human rights; Un Freedom; Unfreedom; Freedom; Liberation; Liberty; UUA; MOVE Organization; Philadelphia; Virginia; Taqwacore; Critical Religion Theory; History of religion; Islam; American Muslims; Anarchism; Anarchists; Punk rock; Hardcore; Social Movements; Frances Ellen Watkins Harper; Jiddu Krishnamurti; Zen; Imperialism; Cognitive dissonance; Racism; Indigenous peoples; First Nations; Colonialism; Critical pedagogy; Critical race studies;

    Sammanfattning : Zen Buddhists have long given the following advice to attain liberation: “Eat when you’re hungry. Sleep when you’re tired.” In other words: “Freedom” is the “knowledge of necessity” (Hegel, Marx, and Engels). LÄS MER

  5. 5. Läroboken i historieundervisningen en fallstudie med fokus på elever, lärare och läroboksförfattare

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Annie Olsson; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; history; use of textbooks; history didactics; attitude research; education; pupil; teacher; textbook author; school; cognitive dissonance theory; historia; läroboksanvändning; historiedidaktik; attitydforskning; undervisning; elev; lärare; läroboksförfattare; skola; kognitiv dissonansteori; historia med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning; history of education;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis is to investigate why history textbooks are used the way they are and to identify possible reasons for the contradictions and dilemmas regarding the role of the textbook in history education. This thesis describes a case study of the history teaching at an upper secondary school class and investigates the attitudes of the pupils, teachers and textbook authors towards history, the teaching of history, textbooks and the use of textbooks. LÄS MER