Search for dissertations about: "executive functioning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words executive functioning.

  1. 1. The Role of Inhibitory Control and Executive Functioning in Hyperactivity/ADHD

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lisa Berlin; Erland Hjelmquist; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; ADHD; hyperactivity; inhibition; executive functioning; development; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examined inhibition, executive functioning and their possible relation to childhood problems of hyperactivity and inattention, in its clinical form referred to as Attention Deficit Hyper-activity Disorder (ADHD). Concurrent as well as longitudinal relations were of interest, and both clinical and non-clinical samples were studied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Subjective Cognitive Complaints in the Working Population The Influence of Objective Cognitive Functioning and Working Conditions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Cecilia U. D. Stenfors; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Töres Theorell; Linda L. Magnusson Hanson; Gabriel Oxenstierna; Nancy Pedersen; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subjective cognitive complaints; cognitive functioning; declarative memory; episodic memory; semantic memory; working memory; executive cognitive functioning; psychosocial working conditions; demand-control-support model; population-based; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Cognitive functioning is important for managing work and life in general. However, subjective cognitive complaints (SCC), involving self-perceived difficulties with concentration, memory, decision making, and clear thinking are common in the general and in the working population and can be coupled with both lowered well-being and work ability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Train your brain updating, transfer, and neural changes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Physiology, Umeå university

    Author : Erika Dahlin; Lars Nyberg; Anna Stigsdotter Neely; Torkel Klingberg; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive training; executive functioning; transfer; fMRI; brain system; young adults; elderly; practice; neural correlates; individual differences; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Experimental brain research; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Experimentell hjärnforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Cognitive science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi Kognitionsforskning; fysiologi; Physiology;

    Abstract : An initial aim of this thesis was to determine whether training of a specific executive function (updating) produces improvements in performance on trained and transfer tasks, and whether the effects are maintained over time. Neural systems underlying training and transfer effects were also investigated and one question considered is whether transfer depends on general or specific neural overlap between training and transfer tasks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of family configuration on cognitive functions and health across the adult life span

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsvetenskaplig fakultet

    Author : Sara Holmgren; Bo Molander; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Annika Melinder; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sibship size; birth order; intelligence; executive functioning; episodic memory; health; diseases; adulthood; old; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether childhood family configuration influences performance on cognitive functions and health in adulthood and old age. All studies examined participants in the Betula Prospective Cohort Study aged 35 to 85 years (Nilsson et al., 1997). READ MORE

  5. 5. Deafblindness Theory-of-mind, cognitive functioning and social network in Alström syndrome

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Hans-Erik Frölander; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alström syndrome; Deafblindness; Theory-of-mind; Communication; Verbal ability; Executive functions; Working memory; Health problems; Friendship; Social network; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses young adults with Alström syndrome (AS). AS causes acquired deafblindness, a severe, progressive, combined auditory and visual impairment affecting daily life and self-reliance to a degree that full participation depends on help from others and society. READ MORE