Attitudes, Values and Interests


Definition of attitudes, values and interests; Components of attitudes; Formation and maintenance of attitudes; Measurement of attitudes, values and interests; Theories of attitude change; Strategies for fostering values; Formation of stereotypes and prejudices; Changing others behaviour; Theories of attribution; Recent trends.

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Reference Study Material:

  1. Social Dominance Orientation: A Personality Variable Predicting Social and Political Attitudes
  2. The Structure of Human Values: A Principal Components Analysis of The Rokeach Value Survey (RVS)
  3. Antecedents of Attitudes Toward the Poor
  4. On Cognitive Busyness: When Person Perceivers Meet Persons Perceived
  5. Attitudes and the Experience of Integration
  6. Who Is Guilty? Undergraduate Students’ Attitudes Towards Hate Crime Based On Sexual Orientation
  7. Implicit Social Cognition: Attitudes, Self-Esteem, and Stereotypes
  8. Sober Second Thought: The Effects of Accountability, Anger, and Authoritarianism on Attributions of Responsibility
  9. Belief in a Just World: How Our Perceptions Impact Our Judgments
  10. Aggression at School: Belief in a Personal Just World and Well-Being of Victims and Aggressors
  11. The Belief In A Just World’s Impact On Subjective Well-Being In Old Age
  12. Blaming God for Our Pain: Human Suffering and the Divine Mind
  13. Bridging Boundaries: The Equalization Strategies of Stigmatized Ethno-racial Groups Compared
  14. Conceptions of Self across Eastern and Western Traditions: An enquiry into managerial relevance
  15. The Epistemic-Teleologic Model of Deliberate Self-Persuasion
  16. Emotionality And Perceptual Defense
  17. Repressive/Defensive Coping And Identification Thresholds For Pleasant And Unpleasant Words
  18. Implementation Intentions and Efficient Action Initiation
  19. In a Violent World a Just World Makes Sense: The Case of “Senseless Violence” in The Netherlands
  20. Judgments of the Lucky Across Development and Culture
  21. Do Just World Believers Process Unfair Authoritative Decisions Differently?
  22. Apocalypse Soon? Dire Messages Reduce Belief in Global Warming by Contradicting Just-World Beliefs
  23. Measurement of Subjective Values
  24. Measuring Cross-Cultural Values: A Qualitative Approach
  25. Moral Typecasting: Divergent Perceptions of Moral Agents and Moral Patients
  26. Why Are Conservatives Happier Than Liberals?
  27. On The Content And Structure of Values: Universals or Methodological Artefacts?
  28. Rage and Reason: The Psychology of The Intuitive Prosecutor
  29. Ratings and Rankings: Reconsidering The Structure of Values and Their Measurement
  30. Can Imagined Interactions Produce Positive Perceptions? – Reducing Prejudice Through Simulated Social Contact
  31. A Prospective Investigation of the Relationship Between Just-World Beliefs and the Desire for Revenge After September 11, 2001
  32. Schema Model of the Self-Concept
  33. The Self-Schema Model: A Theoretical Approach to the Self-Concept in Eating Disorders
  34. Socio-spatial Planning in the Creation of Bridging Social Capital: The Importance of Multifunctional Centers for Intergroup Networks and Integration
  35. Structure of Human Values: Testing the Adequacy of the Rokeach Value Survey
  36. The Likert Scale Revisited: An Alternate Version
  37. The Measurement of Values Across Cultures: A Pairwise Comparison Approach
  38. Fluidity in The Self-Concept: The Shift from Personal to Social Identity
  39. The Structure of Social Values: Validation of Rokeach’s Two-Value Model
  40. Universals in The Content and Structure of Values: Theoretical Advances and Empirical Tests in 20 Countries
  41. Measurement Equivalence of 10 Value Types from The Schwartz Value Survey Across 21 Countries
  42. Value-System Segmentation: Exploring the Meaning of LOV



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