Search for dissertations about: "emotion dimensions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words emotion dimensions.

  1. 1. Vocal Expression of Emotion Discrete-emotions and Dimensional Accounts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Petri Laukka; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; speech; emotion; vocal expression; emotion dimensions; acoustic cues; categorical perception; nonverbal communication; speech synthesis; cross-cultural communication; decoding accuracy; emotion intensity; meta-analysis; discrete emotions; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether vocal emotion expressions are conveyed as discrete emotions or as continuous dimensions. Study I consisted of a meta-analysis of decoding accuracy of discrete emotions (anger, fear, happiness, love-tenderness, sadness) within and across cultures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond fear: Incompleteness and disgust in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Matti Cervin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; OCD; children; adolescents; emotion; fear; incompleteness; disgust; treatment;

    Abstract : A comprehensive understanding of the emotional mechanisms that motivate the symptoms of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is important for models of the etiology and treatment of the disorder. Existing models have emphasized the central role of fear, but recent research has highlighted that OCD may also be underpinned by incompleteness and disgust. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making sense of knowledge work

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna Rylander; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; embodiment; emotion; intellectual capital; knowledge-intensive firms; knowledge work; organizational identity; physical setting; place; work environment; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : According to a dominant discourse in contemporary writings and research, we are living in a Knowledge Economy where knowledge is seen as the pre-eminent resource and the key to success for individuals as well as organizations and nations. Consequently, much effort in management research has been dedicated to devising new concepts and theories such as the knowledge-based theory of the firm and the intellectual capital perspective, all premised on the assumption that knowledge work is somehow different from other forms of work. READ MORE

  4. 4. The mediation of affect security, fear and subversive hope in visual culture

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Rodrigo Ferrada Stoehrel; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; affect; emotion; aesthetics; visual culture; discourse; Otherness; power; security; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overarching purpose of this study has been to problematise how visual practices and the mediation of affect is linked to the capacity to produce (new) perceptual realities, sensations and imaginaries, ultimately aiming to legitimate or counter-legitimate the hegemonic discourses and practices mobilised in the name of security. The first part of my thesis approaches this matter through an analysis of media cultures and discursive systems circulating within the court and the state military. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender and Emotions in Family Care – Understanding masculinity and gender equality in Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sofia Björk; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; doing gender; re-doing gender; undoing gender; moral intelligibility; masculinities; emotion management; empathic imagination; fatherhood; parenthood; eldercare; sons’ caregiving; gender equality; liveability; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses care responsibilities in families as an arena for gender reproduction and change, primarily in the Swedish context, which includes a long history of gender equality policies, and broad public support for ideals of gender equality. The overall aim is to contribute to understanding of how gender continues to be given relevance in family caregiving when caregivers, in their efforts to form liveable and emotionally sustainable lives, make them-selves intelligible in relation to sometimes conflicting norms and ideals of care, work and gender equality. READ MORE