Skip to main content

LUP Student Papers

LUND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

Effekten av känslorna skam och ledsnad på implicita och explicita stereotyper mot äldre/yngre

Eriksson, Celie and Oskarsson, Maria (2003)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of this experiment was to investigate the effect of shame and sadness on stereotyping towards older/younger persons. Velten mood induction procedure was used to induce the relevant emotions. Research has shown that people in negative moods tends to use stereotypes in their evaluation of social groups to a lesser extent then people in positive moods. Hence it was relevant to study the effects of two different negative moods compared to a control group. Stereotyping was measured with two explicit test´s and one implicit test. No statistical significant differences was found between the three groups in this study. However an overall significant difference was found between the tendency to stereotype towards older then younger... (More)
The purpose of this experiment was to investigate the effect of shame and sadness on stereotyping towards older/younger persons. Velten mood induction procedure was used to induce the relevant emotions. Research has shown that people in negative moods tends to use stereotypes in their evaluation of social groups to a lesser extent then people in positive moods. Hence it was relevant to study the effects of two different negative moods compared to a control group. Stereotyping was measured with two explicit test´s and one implicit test. No statistical significant differences was found between the three groups in this study. However an overall significant difference was found between the tendency to stereotype towards older then younger persons, for all the participants in this study. (Less)
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
Eriksson, Celie and Oskarsson, Maria
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1356463
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
@misc{1356463,
  abstract     = {The purpose of this experiment was to investigate the effect of shame and sadness on stereotyping towards older/younger persons. Velten mood induction procedure was used to induce the relevant emotions. Research has shown that people in negative moods tends to use stereotypes in their evaluation of social groups to a lesser extent then people in positive moods. Hence it was relevant to study the effects of two different negative moods compared to a control group. Stereotyping was measured with two explicit test´s and one implicit test. No statistical significant differences was found between the three groups in this study. However an overall significant difference was found between the tendency to stereotype towards older then younger persons, for all the participants in this study.},
  author       = {Eriksson, Celie and Oskarsson, Maria},
  keyword      = {Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Effekten av känslorna skam och ledsnad på implicita och explicita stereotyper mot äldre/yngre},
  year         = {2003},
}