Search for dissertations about: "Agneta Herlitz"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Agneta Herlitz.

  1. 1. Remembering in Alzheimer's disease utilization of cognitive support

    Author : Agneta Herlitz; Lars-Göran Nilsson; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer s disease; Dementia; Memory; Episodic memory; Semantic memory; Severity of dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; demens; minne;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis was to investigate the ability of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) to utilize cognitive support in order to improve episodic remembering. A review of previous research indicated that most studies have failed to find beneficial effects of encoding support on memory in AD patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. The power of action and knowledge in episodic memory for school-aged children

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Farzaneh Badinlou; Reza Kormi-Nouri; Monika Knopf; Agneta Herlitz; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Episodic memory; action memory; enactment effect; subject-performed tasks; experimenter-performed tasks; verbal tasks; school-aged children; memory strategies; information processing;

    Abstract : Developmental and cognitive research suggests that there are age-related differ-ences in children’s episodic memory across school ages due to the development of knowledge, which in turn affects memory strategy use and information pro-cessing over time. However, there are controversial findings related to devel-opmental patterns and factors involved in children’s episodic memory function. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aging Along the Hippocampal Axis Structure, Function and Whole-brain Connections in Association with Memory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristin Nordin; Hedvig Söderlund; Agneta Herlitz; Jessica Damoiseaux; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hippocampus; aging; longitudinal-axis; episodic memory; spatial memory; connectivity; fMRI; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Hippocampus-dependent functions display marked reductions in older age, an observation that has led to the extensive study of age effects on hippocampal properties. Even though research indicates that the hippocampus is structurally and functionally heterogeneous along its longitudinal axis, its anterior and posterior regions differentially supporting episodic and spatial memory representations, few studies explicitly consider age effects in relation to axis. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of gender in face recognition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Rehnman; Agneta Herlitz; Torun Lindholm; Diane Halpern; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Face recognition; Sex differences; Own-sex bias; Own-group bias; Attention; Biology; Socialization; Psychobiosocial; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Faces constitute one of the most important stimuli for humans. Studies show that women recognize more faces than men, and that females are particularly able to recognize female faces, thus exhibiting an own-sex bias. READ MORE