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Sammanfattning : The present thesis includes four empirical studies that explore whether eyewitness accounts of a violent crime may be affected by factors related to the group membership of witness, perpetrator, and victim.Study 1 investigates how an immigrant and a Swedish perpetrator of a simulated, violent robbery are evaluated and remembered by immigrant and Swedish witnesses. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The present thesis consists of three studies on the effects of group membership in large group decisions. The overall aim was to contribute to understanding how individuals react when decisions are made in large groups. We explored consequences of procedural justice concerns within such groups. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cognitive consistency is generally considered a fundamental aspect of the human mind, and cognitive dissonance theory is the most famous and studies theory within this framework. Dissonance theory holds that when related cognitions are in conflict (e.g. when behaving counter to one’s attitudes), people will experience negative affect. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Because of the industrial revolution some 200 years ago, a growing part of the western world’s population started moving to cities and away from traditional sources of security, like families or local communities. Consequently, social security, such as aid for the sick and elderly, came to be organized through the public domain, giving rise to the welfare states. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Personal pronouns represent important social categories; they are among the most common words in communication and are therefore highly interesting in studying psychological perspectives and relations. The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether pronouns are used in semantic contexts in a way that reflect psychological biases. LÄS MER