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Cognitive processes in Time perspective
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2015 (English)In: Time perspective Theory; Review, Research and Application: Essays in Honor of Philip G. Zimbardo / [ed] Stolarski, Maciej, Fieulaine, Nicolas, van Beek, Wessel, New York: New York: Springer , 2015, 243-255 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
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In this chapter we explore the role of cognitive processes in time perspective. Extending previous findings, we present how individual differences in time orientation are related to intelligence, goal-directed behaviour, executive control and meta-cognition. First, we show that present fatalistic TP is negatively related to intelligence, and that future-oriented individuals tend to have higher general abilities. Further, we present the data, proving that risk taking is negatively correlated with the future positive scale. Another finding discussed here is that working memory development is a strong predictor of temporal orientation. Children who have efficient working memory updating functions in early school age exhibit higher tendency toward future positive when they are adolescents. Finally, our studies indicate, that time perspectives tend to correlate with meta-cognitive skills, knowledge and experiences, suggesting that the temporal orientation influences meta-cognition.

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New York: New York: Springer , 2015. 243-255 p.
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Applied Psychology
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-94434DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07368-2_16ISBN: 978-3-319-07367-5OAI: diva2:753822
Available from: 2014-10-09 Created: 2014-10-09 Last updated: 2015-05-13Bibliographically approved

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