Search for dissertations about: "actions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1651 swedish dissertations containing the word actions.

  1. 1. Mutual actions : developmental links between aspects of the parent-adolescent relationship and adolescent risk behaviors

    Author : Sabina Kapetanovic; Therése Skoog; Arne Gerdner; Margareta Bohlin; Kari Trost; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; risk behaviors; parent-adolescent relationship; disclosure; communication; Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth studies; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Adolescence is a critical time for the onset or intensification of engagement in risk behaviors, such as delinquency and alcohol use. Parents are often advised to supervise adolescents or set rules for behavior control in order to protect their adolescents from harm. READ MORE

  2. 2. Manual Motor Development in Infancy : Execution and Observation of Actions

    Author : Therese Ljunghammar Ekberg; Gustaf Gredebäck; Claes von Hofsten; Jeffrey J. Lockman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Infancy; Motor development; Reaching; Actions; Motor prediction; Prospective motor control; Social cognition; Stereopsis; Mirror neuron system; Mu rhythm; Motor impairment; Autism Spectrum Disorder; High-risk siblings; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Of all motor skills, manual reaching might be the one ability that matters most for infants’ perceptual, cognitive and social development. Reaching allows infants to learn about object properties, but also gives opportunities for socializing with others. READ MORE

  3. 3. Presence through actions : theories, concepts, and implementations

    Author : Muhammad Sikandar Lal Khan; Shafiq ur Réhman; Haibo Li; Jiebo Luo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Presence; Immersion; Computer mediated communication; Strong concept; Phenomenology; Philosophy; Biologically inspired system; Neck robot; Head pose estimation; Embodied interaction; Virtual reality headset; Social presence; Spatial presence; Face reconstruction retrieval; Telepresence system; Quality of interaction; Embodied telepresence system; Mona-Lisa gaze effect; eye-contact; design; design; Computer Science; datalogi; Computer Systems; datorteknik; datoriserad bildanalys; Computerized Image Analysis;

    Abstract : During face-to-face meetings, humans use multimodal information, including verbal information, visual information, body language, facial expressions, and other non-verbal gestures. In contrast, during computer-mediated-communication (CMC), humans rely either on mono-modal information such as text-only, voice-only, or video-only or on bi-modal information by using audiovisual modalities such as video teleconferencing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imaging imagining actions

    Author : CJ Olsson; Lars Nyberg; A.Mark Williams; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mental training; motor training; novices; imaging; athletes; fMRI; internal imagery; motor representation; brain systems; practice; learning; transfer; active; Physiology; Fysiologi;

    Abstract : Mental training has been studied extensively for the past century but we are still not completely sure how it affects brain and behavior. The aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine one aspect of mental training i.e. motor imagery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring logistics actions enabling environmentally sustainable freight transport

    Author : Vendela Santén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; co-operation; freight transport; actions; load factor; logistics; actors’ perspectives; sustainability; environment;

    Abstract : To curb unsustainable freight transport trends; such as transport growth, larger dependency on road transport and generally an increased share of greenhouse gas emissions from the sector, actions needs to be taken among actors in the logistics system. The purpose of this thesis is to explore logistics actions that enable environmentally sustainable freight transport. READ MORE