Search for dissertations about: "Theory-of-mind"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Theory-of-mind.

  1. 1. Deafblindness : Theory-of-mind, cognitive functioning and social network in Alström syndrome

    Author : Hans-Erik Frölander; Claes Möller; Björn Lyxell; Erland Hjelmquist; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alström syndrome; Deafblindness; Theory-of-mind; Communication; Verbal ability; Executive functions; Working memory; Health problems; Friendship; Social network; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses young adults with Alström syndrome (AS). AS causes acquired deafblindness, a severe, progressive, combined auditory and visual impairment affecting daily life and self-reliance to a degree that full participation depends on help from others and society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Signs for Developing Reading : Sign Language and Reading Development in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

    Author : Emil Holmer; Mikael Heimann; Mary Rudner; Ruth Campbell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Deaf and hard-of-hearing; intervention; sign language; reading development; word reading; reading comprehension; working memory; imitation; Theory of Mind; Döva och hörselskadade barn; intervention; teckenspråk; läsutveckling; ordläsning; läsförståelse; arbetsminne; imitation; Theory of Mind;

    Abstract : Reading development is supported by strong language skills, not least in deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children. The work in the present thesis investigates reading development in DHH children who use sign language, attend Regional Special Needs Schools (RSNS) in Sweden and are learning to read. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive capacities and composite cognitive skills in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2

    Author : Cecilia Henricson; Björn Lyxell; Claes Möller; Björn Lidestam; Håkan Alm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Usher syndrome; Cognition; Phonological skills; Lexical Access; Working memory; Reading; Theory of Mind; Deafblindness; Ushers syndrom; Kognition; Fonologisk förmåga; Lexikal access; Arbetsminne; Läsning; Theory of Mind; Dövblindhet;

    Abstract : The present thesis belongs to the research area disability research and deal with specific aspects of cognition in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2. The subject has been investigated and is discussed within an interdisciplinary framework, though the theories applied and described are derived from the area of cognitive psychology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preschoolers' peer competence : Developmental perspectives on prosocial behavior, aggression, and social cognition

    Author : Gun Persson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; naturalistic observation; longitudinal study; cognitive bias; theory of mind; social cognition; proactive aggression; reactive aggression; altruistic behavior; prosocial behavior; Social competence; peer interactions; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis explored three broad aspects of preschoolers’ social competence: prosocial behavior, aggression, and social cognition. The longitudinal study followed forty-four children (initially 22-40 months), who were observed in natural peer interactions at their daycare centers during a two-month period in each of three con-secutive years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Autism spectrum disorders. Developmental, cognitive and neuropsychological aspects

    Author : Agneta Nydén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autism; Asperger syndrome; AD HD; reading and writing disorder; neuropsychology; neurocognition; executive functions; attention; theory of mind; central coherence; Griffiths; WISC-R; WISC-III; Kaufman factors; Mirsky model; test-retest stability; follow up; gender differences;

    Abstract : Introduction and aims: Autism, Asperger syndrome and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) are clinically defined neuropsychiatric syndromes that affect 6 to 10 per cent of all children. These common developmental disorders can be understood at different levels. READ MORE