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L'impact de la peur sur les représentations sociales

Abstract : By studying the role of a stable negative emotional state, like fear, on the social representations elaboration of unemployment and work, we could to observe and describe several important phenomena. Firstly, this type of emotional state guides the informationnal elements selection forming the representational field. It would guide the selection in the direction of increased attention towards items related to individual concerns at the expense of items relating to social issues in the representations of work and unemployment. Secondly, a part of the representation is congruent with this emotional state. This emotional congruence concerned the psychological dimension of the unemployment representation. In addition to the effect congruency, this emotional state stabilizes the weight of the information elements contained in thispsychological dimension. Finally, this state type would take part in structure representations. The stable negative emotional state would increase the number of elements contained in the kernel of the representation of work.
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Jeremy Methivier. L'impact de la peur sur les représentations sociales. Psychologie. Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III, 2012. Français. ⟨NNT : 2012MON30051⟩. ⟨tel-00817930⟩



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