Search for dissertations about: "SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Cognitive science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Cognitive science.

  1. 1. The malleability of political attitudes : Choice blindness, confabulation and attitude change

    Author : Thomas Strandberg; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; choice blindness; confabulation; self-perception; political psychology; attitude change;

    Abstract : This thesis is an empirical and theoretical investigation of choice blindness, in particular in the domain of political attitudes. Choice blindness is a cognitive phenomenon in which people do not notice dramatic mismatches between what they choose and what they get while still offering seemingly introspective arguments to explain their (putative) choice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Individually tailored internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for adolescents, young adults and older adults with anxiety

    Author : Kristin Silfvernagel; Gerhard Andersson; Per Carlbring; Malin Gren Landell; Ida Flink; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internet-based treatment; cognitive behavioural therapy;

    Abstract : Anxiety disorders share the feature of excessive fear, anxiety and related behavioural disturbances. Fear is defined as the emotional response to a real or a perceived imminent threat and anxiety is the anticipation of a future threat. READ MORE

  3. 3. Situated Play

    Author : Jana Rambusch; Tom Ziemke; Tarja Susi; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer game play; embodied and situated cognition; situatedness; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning; computer game play; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Teknik; Technology;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses computer game play activities from the perspective of embodied and situated cognition. From such a perspective, game play can be divided into the physical handling of the game and the players' understanding of it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Judging the Immigrant : Accents and Attitudes

    Author : Niklas Torstensson; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Robert Eklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign accent evaluation; native reactions; attitudes; court interpretation; forensic linguistics; cognitive prototype; legal judgement; Cognitive science; Kognitionsvetenskap; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning; Teknik; Technology;

    Abstract : Spoken language as a means of communication contains huge amounts of information apart from the linguistic message that is conveyed. It is often the first channel of interaction between people and based on the speaker’s manner of talk, we create a mental image of the speaker as a person, of the speaker’s background, origin and personal qualities. READ MORE

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

    Author : Kristoffer N. T. Månsson; Gerhard Andersson; Tomas Furmark; Per Carlbring; C-J Boraxbekk; Philippe Goldin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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