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Attraktion: en fenomenologisk studie om upplevelsen av att attrahera

Ahlberg, Anna and Rydberg, Martin (2008)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate how individuals perceive the process of sexual/romantic attraction. A phenomenological approach was used, where the participants were asked to reflect as freely as possible upon a question formulated by the authors. 13 persons were selected through purposive sampling, eight men and five women, all between 20 and 30 years old were interviewed but only 8 were analyzed through phenomenological based software MCA-Minerva. The results showed that all participants talked about three steps; eye contact, closing the distance and conversation. In the latter step they differed regarding actions taken to attract. For instance one tried to analyze the person of interest and another tried to make the other... (More)
The aim of this study was to investigate how individuals perceive the process of sexual/romantic attraction. A phenomenological approach was used, where the participants were asked to reflect as freely as possible upon a question formulated by the authors. 13 persons were selected through purposive sampling, eight men and five women, all between 20 and 30 years old were interviewed but only 8 were analyzed through phenomenological based software MCA-Minerva. The results showed that all participants talked about three steps; eye contact, closing the distance and conversation. In the latter step they differed regarding actions taken to attract. For instance one tried to analyze the person of interest and another tried to make the other person feel comfortable. Moreover the women tended to prefer men approaching them instead of doing it themselves. (Less)
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author
Ahlberg, Anna and Rydberg, Martin
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Attraction, Phenomenology, Meaning constitution, Social psychology, Socialpsykologi
language
Swedish
id
1317625
date added to LUP
2008-03-17
date last changed
2008-03-17
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to investigate how individuals perceive the process of sexual/romantic attraction. A phenomenological approach was used, where the participants were asked to reflect as freely as possible upon a question formulated by the authors. 13 persons were selected through purposive sampling, eight men and five women, all between 20 and 30 years old were interviewed but only 8 were analyzed through phenomenological based software MCA-Minerva. The results showed that all participants talked about three steps; eye contact, closing the distance and conversation. In the latter step they differed regarding actions taken to attract. For instance one tried to analyze the person of interest and another tried to make the other person feel comfortable. Moreover the women tended to prefer men approaching them instead of doing it themselves.},
  author       = {Ahlberg, Anna and Rydberg, Martin},
  keyword      = {Attraction,Phenomenology,Meaning constitution,Social psychology,Socialpsykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Attraktion: en fenomenologisk studie om upplevelsen av att attrahera},
  year         = {2008},
}