Search for dissertations about: "Cognitive science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 320 swedish dissertations containing the words Cognitive science.

  1. 1. Taste for Science : How can teaching make a difference for students’ interest in science?

    Author : Per Anderhag; Per-Olof Wickman; Karim Mikael Hamza; Heidi Carlone; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest in science; taste for science; norms; values; aesthetics; secondary school; home background; teaching; learning; equity; pragmatism; Bourdieu; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to describe and analyse aspects of home background and teaching that may be important for students’ capability and will to participate in science. The purpose is to make explicit how teaching can support students in developing an interest in science and so counter-balance the restricted opportunities some students may have due to upbringing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crisis Decisionmaking : A Cognitive-Institutional Approach

    Author : Eric K. Stern; Tom Bryder; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation, which is part of a research program on Crisis Management in the Baltic Sea Region (CM Baltic), probes the plausibility of integrating convergent elements of cognitive and neo-institutional theory to develop systematic research strategies suitable for use in dissecting, analyzing, and comparing historical cases of crisis decisionmaking. Particular emphasis is placed on the structure and dynamics of the small groups which figure prominently in crisis decisionmaking in a wide variety of cultures and institutional settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Estrogen signaling in stroke : genetic and experimental studies

    Author : Magnus Strand; Tommy Olsson; Jan Hillert; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; intracerebral hemorrhage; ischemic stroke; genetics; ERα; OPG; 17β-estradiol; enriched environment; learning and memory; hippocampus; NGFI-A; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is a common and multifactorial disease influenced by genetic and environmental risk factors. It is a highly heterogeneous entity consisting of two main types, ischemic (80%) and hemorrhagic (20%) stroke. The most common form of hemorrhagic stroke is intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding Life After Stroke

    Author : Finn Hjelmblink; Inger Holmström; Urban Rosenqvist; Torgeir Bruun Wyller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Stroke is an acute, neurological dysfunction of vascular origin with sudden occurrence and it influences physical, cognitive and psychological functions. Initial treatment aims at eliminating or reducing the brain damage. Soon, however, the influence of the stroke on the entire life of stroke survivors has to be considered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic neck pain : An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    Author : Michel Guez; Göran Toolanen; Björn Rydevik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain, a common cause of disability, seems to be the result of several interacting mechanisms. In addition to degenerative and inflammatory changes and trauma, psychological and psychosocial factors are also involved. READ MORE