Essays about: "social cognitive theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the words social cognitive theory.

  1. 1. Why we don’t change for climate change : motivational effects of different perspectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Adam Wallin; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change; social cognitive theory; motivation; engagement; communication;

    Abstract : Lately, climate change communications have shifted focus from confirming the problem to promoting solutions, a move that involves more complex cognitive functions of motivation and social contexts. Increased media coverage of climate change solutions has not lead to an increase in climate engagement, implying that it’s not the volume but the design of climate change communication that matters most. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does Intelligence Analysts Operate? An Essay on Cognition in Intelligence-Led Policing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Carl Ursing; [2019]
    Keywords : Intelligence; Cognition; Decision-making; Police; ILP; Intelligence-Led Policing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cognition in Intelligence Analysis is a crucial compartment of understanding how the analysis is shaped. By acknowledging Intelligence Analysts as human, they become liable to the same cognitive constraints that shape everyday thinking. This study outlines how cognition is used in the analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stay active. : Factors motivating elderly people to stay physically active after physiotherapy

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Hälsa och rehabilitering

    Author : Ahmed El Shafey; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical activity; older people; motivation; physical therapy.;

    Abstract : Background: Despite the known benefits of physical activities in the management of many chronic diseases associated with aging, a majority of elderly patients within primary health care have difficulties reach the daily recommendation of physical activity and risking being inactive after physiotherapy. Therefore, it is important to understand the factors influencing their motivation in order to provide support for them to stay physically active after physiotherapy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing: The Holy Grail of Compensation Contracts? - An experimental analysis of the psychological processes that underlie the effect of contract frame on work effort

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marc Blauert; Tim Kastrup; [2019]
    Keywords : Bonus contract; Penalty contract; Framing; Loss aversion; Basic psychological needs; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to analyse the psychological processes that underlie the effect of framed compensation contracts on work effort. Methodology: The study is based on an online survey experiment (N=113) and applies quantitative research methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. "I Want Something to Change" - An Exploration of Volunteers’ Motives to Support Lebanon’s 2018 Independent Election Campaigns

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Carina Vogelsberger; [2019]
    Keywords : social movement theory; contentious politics; collective identity; elections; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This ethnographic case study explores the motivations of Lebanese campaign volunteers in the age between 18 and 30 years to support the coalition of independent candidates, Kuluna Watani, in Lebanon’s 2018 parliamentary elections. Following a mixed, inductive-deductive approach, the study builds on nine semi-structured interviews with volunteers of the Beirut-based campaigns, LiBaladi and Sabaa. READ MORE