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Université de Fribourg

A psycholinguistic investigation of football players’mental representations of game situations: Does expertise count?

Gygax, Pascal ; Wagner-Egger, Pascal ; Parris, Ben ; Seiler, Roland ; Hauert,Claude.-Alain

In order to progress through a competitive sporting event, athletes need to form mental representations of the situations they encounter. In this paper, we present three experiments exploring the mental representations of football players when presented with written material describing football game situations. Experiment 1 assessed off-line processing by having players of different levels...

Université de Fribourg

Racism in soccer ? Perception of challenges of black and white players by white referees, soccer players, and fans.

Wagner-Egger, Pascal ; Gygax, Pascal ; Ribordy, Farfalla

This experiment investigated challenge evaluations in soccer and their relation to prejudice: more precisely, whether skin colour may influence judgements of soccer tackles. Three groups of participants (soccer players, referees and soccer fans) were asked to evaluate challenges, featuring Black and White players as aggressors and victims in a mixed-design study. Results showed that participants...

Université de Neuchâtel

Lay perceptions of collectives at the outbreak of the H1N1 epidemic: heroes, villains and victims

Wagner-Egger, Pascal ; Bangerter, Adrian ; Gilles, Ingrid ; Green, Eva G. T. ; Rigaud, David ; Krings, Franciska ; Staerklé, Christian ; Clémence, Alain

In: Public Understanding of Science, 2011, vol. 20, no. 4, p. 461-476

Lay perceptions of collectives (e.g., groups, organizations, countries) implicated in the 2009 H1N1 outbreak were studied. Collectives serve symbolic functions to help laypersons make sense of the uncertainty involved in a disease outbreak. We argue that lay representations are dramatized, featuring characters like heroes, villains and victims. In interviews conducted soon...

Université de Neuchâtel

Trust in medical organizations predicts pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccination behavior and perceived efficacy of protection measures in the Swiss public

Gilles, Ingrid ; Bangerter, Adrian ; Clémence, Alain ; Green, Eva G. T. ; Krings, Franciska ; Staerklé, Christian ; Wagner-Egger, Pascal

In: European Journal of Epidemiology, 2011, vol. 26, no. 3, p. 203-210

Following the recent avian influenza and pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreaks, public trust in medical and political authorities is emerging as a new predictor of compliance with officially recommended protection measures. In a two-wave longitudinal survey of adults in French-speaking Switzerland, trust in medical organizations longitudinally predicted actual vaccination status 6 months later, during...