Search for dissertations about: "emotional awareness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the words emotional awareness.

  1. 1. Guided by Fear : Effects on attention and awareness

    Author : Nathalie Peira; Stefan Wiens; Nazanin Derakhshan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Emotion; fear; attention; awareness; affective processing; heart rate; skin conductance; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Because the visual system has limited capacity, emotions such as fear may play an important role in guiding the selection of relevant input (LeDoux, 2000; Öhman & Mineka, 2001). The aim of the current thesis was to investigate how fear can guide the organism by influencing:  (I) attentional processes, (II) awareness of the visual input, and (III) affective processing independent of awareness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigations of neural attractor dynamics in human visual awareness

    Author : David N. Silverstein; Pawel Herman; Martin Ingvar; Karl Friston; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; attractor dynamics; visual awareness; visual perception; visual attention; attentional blink; backward masking; gliomas; brain tumor; white matter; cell assemblies; neocortical model; threat response; fear signaling; amygdala; Biologisk fysik; Biological Physics; Datalogi; Computer Science; Tillämpad matematik och beräkningsmatematik; Applied and Computational Mathematics;

    Abstract : What we see, how we see it and what emotions may arise from stimuli has long been studied by philosophers, psychologists, medical doctors and neuroscientists. This thesis work investigates a particular view on the possible dynamics, utilizing computational models of spiking neural attractor networks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does the way in which we perceive the world make us susceptible to anxiety?

    Author : Billy Jansson; Lars-Göran Öst; Lars-Gunnar Lundh; Marcel Van den Hout; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Preattentive processing; selective attention; trait anxiety; defensiveness; emotional responses; emotional vulnerability; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : One major focus of anxiety research in recent years has been the identification of cognitive factors that promote increased vulnerability to anxiety. Cognitive formulations propose that anxiety is characterised by an increased tendency to attend to negatively valenced emotional information, and that this bias may play a causal role in the development and maintenance of clinical anxiety. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anorexia Nervosa : Emotion, Cognition, and Treatment

    Author : Thomas Parling; Ata Ghaderi; Per Johnsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Anorexia Nervosa; subthreshold Anorexia Nervosa; emotional awareness; implicit attitudes; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; alexithymia; Relational Frame Theory; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious disorder with long-term consequences for those afflicted. No evidence-based care is available for adults with full or subthreshold AN. The thesis research investigated aspects of emotion and cognition relevant to the maintenance of AN that might inform psychological treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narratives of governing : rationalization, responsibility and resistance in social work

    Author : Marcus Lauri; Chris Hudson; Linda Berg; Diana Mulinari; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Welfare; Welfare state; neoliberalism; neoliberal; neo-liberal; neo-liberalism; new public management; NPM; new managerialism; managerialism; public management reform; social work; social services; profession; professional; EBP; evidence-based practice; evidence; knowledge production; paperwork; administration; performance; audit; discipline; sovereign power; self-governing; power; power knowledge; motivational interviewing; MI; individualism; individual responsibility; political; the political; de-politicized; de-politicization; governing; governmentality; governance; gender; feminism; feminist theory; Foucault; Marx; capitalism; standardization; flexibility; budget governing; care; care-work; ethos of care; solidarity; empathy; loyalty; division of labor; proceduralization; instrumentalization; mechanization; manual based; digital; template; templates; de-professionalization; proletarization; proletarianization; Taylorization; transition; transformation; rationalization; rationality; rational; emotions; emotional; affect; alienation; detachment; distance; resistance; counter conduct; Sweden; Swedish model; rhizome; rhizomatic; nomadic; narrative; narratives; discourse; critique; interviews; Välfärd; välfärdsstat; välfärfärdsstaten; nyliberal; nyliberalism; new public management; socialt arbete; socialtjänsten; socialarbetare; svenska modellen; styrning; styrningsmentalitet; kön; genus; EBP; evidensbaserad praktik; evidens; kunskapsproduktion; makt kunskap; administration; pappersarbete; granskning; kontroll; disciplin; självstyrning; motiverande samtal; individualism; individualisering; ansvar; individuellt ansvar; flexibilitet; politik; det politiska; avpolitisering; avprofessionalisering; profession; professioner; professionell; förfrämligande; Sverige; Foucault; Marx; feminism; feministisk teori; kapitalism proletarisering; taylorisering; standardisering; manualbaserad; rationalisering; rationell; emotioner; känslor; avstånd; likgiltighet; narrativ; diskurs; kritik; intervju; intervjuer; kapitalism; den svenska modellen; förändring; transformering; motstånd; mot-makt;

    Abstract : For many years, Sweden has had a reputation for having a comprehensive and women friendly welfare state. However, as in many other European countries during the past few decades, the organization and governing of welfare has undergone profound changes. READ MORE