Search for dissertations about: "distraktion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word distraktion.

  1. 1. Office type, performance and well-being A study of how personality and work tasks interact with contemporary office environments and ways of working

    Author : Aram Seddigh; Hugo Westerlund; Erik Berntson; Fredrik Jönsson; Eva Vingård; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Office type; open-plan office; flex office; cell office; performance; job satisfaction; distraction; self-rated health; well-being; cognitive stress; exhaustion; individual differences; personality; concentration; stim-ulus screening ability; memory; Kontorstyp; kontorslandskap; flexkontor; cellkontor; produktivitet; arbetstillfredsställelse; distraktion; självskattat hälsa; trivsel; kognitiv stress; utmattning; individuella skillnader; personlighet; koncentration; arbetsminne; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Today, many organisations are adopting offices that have an open design with or without flexible seating. While advocates of open-plan offices propose that these office types lead to cost savings and aid inter and intra-team communication, opponents argue that these office types are associated with decreased performance and worsened health among employees. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Shield against Distraction from Environmental Noise

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Niklas Halin; Patrik Sörqvist; Jessica Ljungberg; John Marsh; Sara Bengtsson; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental noise; distractibility; task engagement; working memory capacity; office-related tasks; miljöljud; distraktion; engagemang i uppgiften; arbetsminneskapacitet; kontorsrelaterade arbetsuppgifter;

    Abstract : Working in noisy environments can be detrimental to cognitive performance. In order to perform well people have to find a way to attenuate distraction. READ MORE

  3. 3. How memory of the past, a predictable present and expectations of the future underpin adaptation to the sound environment

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Anatole Nöstl; Patrik Sörqvist; Daniel Västfjäll; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Memory; Expectations; Adaptation; Habituation; Predictions; Attentional capture; Auditory distraction; Minne; förväntningar; anpassning; habituation; prediktioner; fångad uppmärksamhet; auditiv distraktion;

    Abstract : By using auditory distraction as a tool, the main focus of the present thesis is to investigate the role of memory systems in human adaptation processes towards changes in the built environment. Report I and Report II focus on the question of whether memory for regularities in the auditory environment is used to form predictions and expectations of future sound events, and if violations of these expectations capture attention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of online advertising on children's visual attention and task performance during free and goal-directed internet use : A media psychology approach to children's website interaction and advert distraction

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Nils Holmberg; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; online advertising; children; website interaction; visual attention; distraction; cognitive load; eye-tracking; task-orientation; media effects; visual saliency; executive functions; media literacy; inhibitory control;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four eye-tracking studies that investigate how salient online advertising and children's level of executive function contributes to their advert distraction. In Study 1, children aged 9 were instructed to surf freely on the internet while all advert material appearing on-screen was registered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lost in Translation Speech recognition and memory processes in native and non-native language perception

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lisa Kilman; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Speech perception; perceived disturbance; native; non-native; working memory; language proficiency; episodic long-term memory; Taluppfattning; upplevd störning; modersmål; ett andra språk; arbetsminne; språkfärdigheter; episodiskt långtids-minne;

    Abstract : This thesis employed an integrated approach and investigated intra- and inter-individual differences relevant for normally hearing (NH) and hearing-impaired (HI) adults in native (Swedish) and non-native (English) languages in adverse listening conditions. The integrated approach encompassed the role of cognition as a focal point of interest as well as perceptualauditory and linguistic factors. READ MORE