Search for dissertations about: "Consciousness and Cognitive Neuroscience"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Consciousness and Cognitive Neuroscience.

  1. 1. Long-term functional outcome after ischemic stroke: : Prognostic value of early identification of neglect and aphasia

    University dissertation from Department of psychology : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Joel Gerafi; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consciousness and Cognitive Neuroscience; Kognitiv neurovetenskap och filosofi; Stroke; Aphasia; Neglect; visuospatial inattention; language impairment; long-term functional outcome; ischemic stroke; neglect; aphasia;

    Abstract : Early symptoms of neglect and aphasia are often observed after ischemic stroke and have been associated with unfavorable short-term functional outcomes within one year post-stroke. However, there is a lack of studies with inclusion of both neglect and aphasia as potential predictors that have studied long-term functional outcomes exceeding one year after stroke. READ MORE

  2. 2. The conscious brain Empirical investigations of the neural correlates of perceptual awareness

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Johan Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; consciousness; visual perception; object identification; functional neuroimaging; top-down processing; prefrontal cortex; auditory perception; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Cell biology Neuroscience; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Cellbiologi Neurovetenskap;

    Abstract : Although consciousness has been studied since ancient time, how the brain implements consciousness is still considered a great mystery by most. This thesis investigates the neural correlates of consciousness by measuring brain activity with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) while specific contents of consciousness are defined and maintained in various experimental settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Autocracy of Empathy : Human-Animal Relations and the Emotional Architecture of Speciesism

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Kurtis Boyer; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-10-05]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human-animal relations; empathy; political agency; political theory;

    Abstract : With a commitment to a relational ontology, scholars from within the feminist care tradition of animal ethics have been able to theorize how our moral significance - as well as our moral obligations to others - arise from the metaphysical and empathetic 'entanglements. Independent of species, gender and the like, we exist as embodied beings. READ MORE