Search for dissertations about: "ecological psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 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; [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 : How well can we explain natural occurrences of cognitive behaviours given the theoretical frameworks available to us today? The thesis explores what has to be assumed in cognitive theory in order to provide such an explanation, in contrast to being able to predict behaviour under controlled circumstances. The behaviours considered are all of the type described as involving higher level cognition or being representation hungry. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Towards a Pluralistic Epistemology: Understanding the Future of Human-Technology Interactions in Shipping

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yemao Man; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Factors; Decision Making; Automation; Human-Technology Interaction; Psychology; Human Errors; Multidisciplinary; Sociotechnical System; Human-Computer Interaction; Ecology; Epistemological Pluralism; Situation Awareness; Situated Learning; Knowledge Management; Complexity; Maritime; Distributed Cognition; Sociology; Activity Theory;

    Abstract : The rapid advance of technologies is revolutionizing the way people work and transforming society into a digital world. In the shipping domain, many innovative technical systems have been designed and developed in the past decades, aiming to enable the maritime users to achieve the goal of safety, efficiency and effectiveness. 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; Peter Juslin; Jörg Rieskamp; [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