Search for dissertations about: "affective responses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words affective responses.

  1. 1. Affective Ludology : Scientific Measurement of User Experience in Interactive Entertainment

    Author : Lennart Nacke; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Digital games provide the most engaging interactive experiences. Researching gameplay experience is done mainly in the science and technology (e.g., human-computer interaction, physiological and entertainment computing) and social science (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Qigong : acute affective responses in a group of regular exercisers

    Author : Mattias Johansson; Peter Hassmén; Anna Hertting; Torsten Norlander; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; qigong; affective responses; mind-body therapy; low-intensive physical activity; affect regulation; Sports research; Idrottsforskning; Idrottsvetenskap; Sports Science;

    Abstract : Qigong is a Chinese mind-body therapy that aims to, through the use of movements, relaxed breathing and relaxation/meditation, create a healthy flow of life force, qi, in the body, and consequently improve health. A growing number of Qigong studies report beneficial effects on health and well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Affective responses to music in depressed individuals : Aesthetic judgments, emotions, and the impact of music-evoked autobiographical memories

    Author : Laura Stavroula Sakka; Patrik N Juslin; Urs Nater; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; depression; music listening; emotional reactions; emotion regulation; aesthetic judgment; cognitive bias; music-evoked autobiographical memories;

    Abstract : Music’s powerful influence on our affective states is often utilized in everyday life for emotion regulation and in music-therapeutic interventions against depression. Given this ability of music to influence emotions and symptoms in depressed people, it appears imperative to understand how these individuals affectively respond to music. READ MORE

  4. 4. Processing affective information after sleep loss

    Author : Andreas Gerhardsson; Håkan Fischer; Johanna Schwarz; Daniel Lundqvist; Philippe Peigneux; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sleep deprivation; sleep restriction; affective bias; emotional working memory; positivity effect; sömnbrist; sömnrestriktion; emotionellt bias; arbetsminne; positivitetseffekten; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : It is not fully understood why we need to sleep, although it is evident that sleep loss has consequences for many emotional and cognitive functions. The last couple of decades, sleep researchers have been increasingly devoted to better understand the relationship between sleep and affect. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pain, Touch, and Decision Making : Behavioral and Brain Responses to Affective Somatosensory Stimulation

    Author : Lina Koppel; India Morrison; Daniel Västfjäll; Gustav Tinghög; Johannes Haushofer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Stimulation of sensory nerves can give rise to powerful affective experiences. Noxious stimuli can give rise to pain, an unpleasant experience which, in turn, causes suffering and constitutes a major societal burden. Touch, on the other hand, can feel pleasant and plays an important role in social relationships and well-being. READ MORE