Essays about: "Motivated Cognition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Motivated Cognition.

  1. 1. English learning in and ut of school : A qualitative study of upper secondary school teachers' cognition

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Adis Tucek; [2020]
    Keywords : Second language acquisition and learning; extramural English; internal and external motivation; teacher cognition.;

    Abstract : The prevalence of the English language in society today has made it possible for people to learn English in different situations and in different ways. Therefore, it was of interest to research upper secondary school teachers’ beliefs and experiences concerning how their students learn English in different situations in school and out of school and concerning their students’ motivation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of Overconfidence Bias on Entrepreneurs Financing Decisions : The Case of Growth-oriented Startups in Sweden and Germany

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    Author : Suci Ariyanti; Hayk Mnatsakanyan; [2020]
    Keywords : Startups; cognitive bias; overconfidence; entrepreneurial cognition; capital financing; institutional comparison; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : Background: Both Authors have many years of finance background and as well as studying entrepreneurship motivated to tackle the less researched area in entrepreneurship: entrepreneurs’ behavioural impact on their financial decisions. Such decisions in initial stages of startup formation have a critical impact on company’s future development which raises the importance of understanding the behavioural motives of the entrepreneurs. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Visual Conveyance of Narrative : From A Cognitive Perspective

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : Ossian Borg Gyllenbäck; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative; visuals; video games; mise-en-scene; fabula syuzhet; engagement; casual cognition; narrativ; visuell; datorspel; mise-en-scene; fabula syuzhet; engagemang; kausal kognition;

    Abstract : This qualitative study aims to explore, from a cognitive perspective, the influence visuals have on conveying the game's narrative and how this engages the player. The focus being to further the understanding of how both visuals and narrative affect the overall experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate change beliefs and attitudes relationship to informational influences and demographic factors

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Tobias Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Influence; Identity; Cognitive Dissonance; Cognitive Consistency; Motivated Cognition;

    Abstract : One of the biggest challenges for the modern society is that of climate change. Despite the growing accumulation of scientific evidence that points towards a strong need for action to be made regarding anthropogenic (human made) climate change, there is a lack of unity in what actions are needed and an outspread passivity amongst both establishments and the public. READ MORE

  5. 5. The nature of conservatism and liberalism : A cognitive neuroscience perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Hans Eldblom; [2017]
    Keywords : conservatism; liberalism; amygdala; ACC; political ideology as motivated social cognition; threat; uncertainty; the chicken and the egg problem;

    Abstract : In this essay, the author explores the nature of (1) conservatism and (2) liberalism, through a cognitive neuroscience perspective. Traditionally, political behavior and ideological reasoning have been understood in terms of social forces. READ MORE