Search for dissertations about: "cognitive psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 472 swedish dissertations containing the words cognitive psychology.

  1. 1. Artefactual Intelligence: The Development and Use of Cognitively Congenial Artefacts

    Author : David de Léon; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pervasive computing; affective computing; persuasive computing; Psychology; Psykologi; computer-mediated extrospection; precommitment; self-control; situated cognition; distributed motivation; cognitive ethnography; distributed cognition; cognitive biographies; redesign; task–artefact cycle; artefact evolution; artefact design; task structure; cognitive task; cognitive congeniality; artefactual intelligence; cognitive artefacts; task environment; tools; Cognition; artefacts; ubiquitous computing;

    Abstract : How can tools help structure tasks to make them cognitively easier to perform? How do artefacts, and our strategies for using them, develop over time in cognitively beneficial ways? These are two of the main questions that are explored in the five papers collected in this thesis. The first paper details an ethnographic study conducted on people cooking in their homes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Negative effects of Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy : Monitoring and reporting deterioration and adverse and unwanted events

    Author : Alexander Rozental; Per Carlbring; Gerhard Andersson; Johanna Boettcher; Adam Radomsky; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Negative effects; Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy; deterioration; non-response; adverse and unwanted events; qualitative content analysis; individual patient data meta-analysis; exploratory factor analysis; Negative Effects Questionnaire; Negativa effekter; Internetbaserad kognitiv beteendeterapi; försämring; oförändrat tillstånd; ogynnsamma eller oönskade händelser; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; individuell patient meta-analys; explorativ faktoranalys; Negative Effects Questionnaire; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) has the potential of providing many patients with an effective form of psychological treatment. However, despite helping to improve mental health and well-being, far from everyone seem to benefit. In some cases, negative effects may also emerge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Subjective Cognitive Complaints in the Working Population : The Influence of Objective Cognitive Functioning and Working Conditions

    Author : Cecilia U. D. Stenfors; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Töres Theorell; Linda L. Magnusson Hanson; Gabriel Oxenstierna; Nancy Pedersen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subjective cognitive complaints; cognitive functioning; declarative memory; episodic memory; semantic memory; working memory; executive cognitive functioning; psychosocial working conditions; demand-control-support model; population-based; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Cognitive functioning is important for managing work and life in general. However, subjective cognitive complaints (SCC), involving self-perceived difficulties with concentration, memory, decision making, and clear thinking are common in the general and in the working population and can be coupled with both lowered well-being and work ability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Musculoskeletal Pain and Return to Work : A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective

    Author : Charlotta Marhold; Jan Lisspers; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Back pain; cognitive-behavioral; multidisciplinary; musculoskeletal; neck pain; prediction; prevention; rehabilitation; return to work; shoulder pain; sick leave; treatment; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : Musculoskeltal pain is the most common diagnosis for being on sick leave two months or longer in Sweden. The societal costs have been estimated at almost 30 billion Swedish kronor per year. Research aimed at improving occupational rehabilitation is therefore crucial. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive Workload and the Driver : Understanding the Effects of Cognitive Workload on Driving from a Human Information Processing Perspective

    Author : Christopher J.D. Patten; Ola Svenson; Håkan Alm; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive workload; human information processing; driver distraction; human error; performance shaping factors PSF ; intelligent transport systems ITS ; peripheral detection task PDT ; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation in psychology focuses on present day transport research issues. Society is affected by the way that our transport system works. In one way or another, the use of the transport system involves different levels of human involvement and control. READ MORE