Search for dissertations about: "ecological psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words ecological psychology.

  1. 1. Modes of Apprehension, and Indicators thereof, in Visual Discrimination of Relative Mass

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Isabell Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Modes of apprehension; dynamical-event perception; ecological psychology; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Perception is a fundamental function because it allows organisms to be in contact with the environment and adjust to environmental conditions. Humans also possess higher intellectual functions, which allow for elaborate handling of perceptually obtained information. READ MORE

  2. 2. Explaining everyday problem solving

    University dissertation from Cognitive Science

    Author : Annika Wallin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; domain-specificity; ecological rationality; evolutionary psychology; practice theory; situated action; universal problem solver; everyday cognition; Explanations; everyday problem solving; domain-generality; causality; social information; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hur kan man förklara vardagligt tänkande med de kognitiva teorier som finns tillhands idag? Ofta är dessa teorier konstruerade för att kunna förutsäga beteende under kontrollerade omständigheter, som i ett laboratorium. Å andra sidan är det snarare flexibilitet och improvisation som kännetecknar det vardagliga tänkandet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescents in a Digital Everyday Environment

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Department of Psychology University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jonas Hallberg; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth studies; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescence; Internet; Romantic and sexual activity; parental attitudes; offline; online; Adolescence Internet Romantic and sexual activity parental attitudes offline online;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to examine different aspects of Swedish adolescents’ everyday environment in a digital world. Drawing on ecological and psychosocial developmental theories I will discuss social, sexual, and biological aspects of the Internet as an everyday environment, an environment in which most adolescents spend a great deal of time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bounded Rationality and Exemplar Models

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Persson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; PROBEX; Lazy Algorithm; Probabilistic Inference; Decision Making; Bounded Rationality; Ecological Rationality; Take The Best; exemplar models; correspondence; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Bounded rationality is the study of how human cognition with limited capacity is adapted to handle the complex information structures in the environment. This thesis argues that in order to understand the bounded rationality of decision processes, it is necessary to develop decision theories that are computational process models based upon basic cognitive and perceptual mechanisms. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Cognitive Basis of Joint Probability Judgments Processes, Ecology, and Adaption

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joakim Sundh; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judgment and decision-making; Joint probability judgment; Probability theory; Ecological rationality; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : When navigating an uncertain world, it is often necessary to judge the probability of a conjunction of events, that is, their joint probability. The subject of this thesis is how people infer joint probabilities from probabilities of individual events. READ MORE