Search for dissertations about: "Psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1835 swedish dissertations containing the word Psychology.

  1. 1. Developing Theoretical and Empirical Definitions of Safety Problems in Driving Suitable for Active Safety Function Evaluation

    Author : Mikael Ljung Aust; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; avoidance; driver behaviour; pre-crash scenarios; crash causation; adaptation; motivation; conceptual framework; active safety functions;

    Abstract : In passive safety, the requirement specifications used for evaluation of protective functions are both standardised and specified at a high level of detail regarding evaluation scenario definition, performance metrics and pass/fail criteria. For active safety, while several propositions for evaluation scenarios have been made, neither these, nor performance metrics and pass/fail criteria have yet reached a similar level of detail and standardisation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fear, Startle, and Fear-Potentiated Startle Probing Emotion in the Human Brain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Pissiota; Mats Fredrikson; Scott Rauch; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; anxiety; attention; brain; fear; fear-potentiated startle; human; neuroimaging; positron emission tomography; posttraumatic stress disorder; regional cerebral blood flow; startle; startle habituation; symptom provocation; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis explored the neurobiological basis of three aspects of defense behaviors in humans. Positron emission tomography methodology was used, and changes in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were measured as an index of neural activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. The psychology of diversification: Novice investors´ability to spread risks

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Martin Hedesström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Covariation neglect; Novice investors; Portfolio diversification; Diversification heuristic; Behavioural economics; Ekonomisk psykologi;

    Abstract : In order to reduce risk, portfolio theory prescribes holding a stock portfolio that is diversified across industries and countries. This thesis investigates novice investors’ ability to compile well-diversified portfolios and to what extent psychological factors may affect diversification. READ MORE

  4. 4. Military Leaders and Trust

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Maria Fors Brandebo; Gerry Larsson; Renée Perrin-Wallqvist; Misse Wester; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; military leadership; trust; destructive leadership; constructive leadership; Destrudo-L; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study trust in military leaders. Empirical data was gathered through interviews and questionnaires with military personnel mostly from Sweden, but also from four other European countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. How do the “tweenies” do? Mental health, alcohol experiences and personality among young adolescents

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Karin Boson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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