Search for dissertations about: "Taste"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 swedish dissertations containing the word Taste.

  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. "Take a Taste" : Selling Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales in 1934

    Author : Moa Matthis; Heidi Hansson; Claire Squires; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; marketability; Book-of-the-Month-Club; consumer culture; commercialism; colonial Kenya; feudal ideal; aristocracy; identity; malleability; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the marketability of Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales, published in the US in 1934. The term marketability is used to refer to the book as a potentially desirable object for sale on the market, successfully promoted by the Book-of-the-Month-Club whose members were intent on educating themselves and refining their taste. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Chorda Tympani Nerve : Role in Taste Impairment in Middle Ear Disease and after Ear Surgery

    Author : Katarina Berling Holm; Magnus von Unge; Mikael Karlberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Chorda tympani nerve; ear surgery; taste; chronic suppurative otitis media; otosclerosis; electrogustometry; filter paper disc method; quality of life; transmission electron microscopy; degeneration; sprouting; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : The chorda tympani nerve, also known as the taste nerve, runs uncovered through the middle ear cavity, a localization that exposes the nerve to pathological processes and surgical trauma in the middle ear. People operated on for otosclerosis tend to complain more about postoperative taste disturbances than those operated on for chronic otitis media. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Coloniality of Taste : A political ecology of middle class food practices in a Bolivian city

    Author : Sarah Kollnig; Humanekologi; []

    Abstract : Cochabamba city, also referred to as the “gastronomic capital of Bolivia”, is a place where different cultures and tastes meet. Indulging in rich culinary traditions is a part of everyday life, but so are social differentiations reproducing long-standing inequalities between the indigenous and the non-indigenous population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taste Hedonics and the Intake of Alcohol and Food

    Author : Anna Söderpalm; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Alcohol drinking; Adrenalectomy; Corticosterone; Cyanoketone; Food intake; Food restriction; GABA; Metyrapone; Taste reactivity; Benzodiazepine; Chlordiazepoxide; Cis Z -flupentixol; Diazepam; Flumazenil; Microinjections; Midazolam; Nucleus of the Solitary tract; Palatability; Parabrachial nucleus; Peduculopontine Tegmental Nucleus; Reward; 4th ventricle.;

    Abstract : This thesis includes four papers based on animal experimental work. They analyze the way in which activation of a specific motivational state - hunger- modulates the rewarding actions of alcohol and taste palatability. READ MORE