Search for dissertations about: "Applied and experimental psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words Applied and experimental psychology.

  1. 1. Language and literacy acquisition in children with developmental and learning disabilities

    Author : Tomas Tjus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; literacy; communication; learning; learning disabilities; developmental disabilities; multimedia; teacher strategy;

    Abstract : This thesis describes and explores some of the learning factors involved for language and literacy acquisition for different groups of children with learning disabilities. The theoretical framework is based upon the Rare Event Learning Model that tries to specify all the transactional factors involved (cognitive, emotional and interactional) when learning takes place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Restructuring the socially anxious brain Using magnetic resonance imaging to advance our understanding of effective cognitive behaviour therapy for social anxiety disorder

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Kristoffer N. T. Månsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social anxiety disorder SAD ; Cognitive behaviour therapy CBT ; Amygdala; Multimodal neuroimaging; Support vector machine learning SVM ; Social ångest; Kognitiv beteendeterapi; Hjärnavbildning; Amygdala; Magnetresonanstomografi;

    Abstract : Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a common psychiatric disorder associated with considerable suffering. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective but a significant proportion does not respond or relapses, stressing the need of augmenting treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Phonemic awareness and learning to read a longitudinal and quasi-experimental study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Åke Olofsson; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Phonemic Awareness; Phonemic Awareness Training; Reading Acquisition; Causal Modeling; Reading Readiness; Metaphonology;

    Abstract : Phonemic awareness is the ability to attend to the formal, phonetic or phonemic, aspects of spoken language. Skill in analysis of speech sounds and synthesis of phonetic segments into real words has often been found to correlate with success in reading acquisition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive performance and restoration in open-plan office noise

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Helena Jahncke; Högskolan i Gävle.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Engineering Psychology; Teknisk psykologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents four experimental studies (in four papers) with the overall aim to investigate the effects of office noise on cognitive performance and restoration. In the first two papers the focus was on the effects of different sound levels (i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neck muscle function in individuals with persistent pain and disability after whiplash injury

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Gunnel Peterson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Neck pain and disability are common after whiplash injury. One year after the accident up to 50 % still have symptoms called whiplash associated disorders (WAD). Despite decades of research the cause of persistent pain and disability are largely unknown and effective treatment and diagnostic tools are lacking. READ MORE