Wybrać przyszłość czy rozliczyć przeszłość? Wpływ orientacji czasowej na postrzeganie polityków
Michał Godzic, Małgorzata Kossowska
Rocznik: 2011 Tom: 17 Numer: 1
The aim of the studies was to describe the relationship between the temporal orientation, political attitudes and social cognition in politics. The first study, exploratory in nature, allowed to extract a group of opinions and attitudes which can be defined as the past orientation in politics. It is positively correlated with the past orientation in everyday life and is associated with a preference of politicians’ traits such as: an impeccable past, an impressive biography and the lack of embarrassing episodes in the biography. The second study was an attempt to manipulate the past orientation in politics. It also investigated relations between the temporal orientation and basic categories of social cognition. Although there was no main effect of experimental manipulation, it was found that people focused on the future more reluctantly referred to the community traits while describing politicians. There were also some effects mediated by a support for the politician.