Search for dissertations about: "executive functions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words executive functions.

  1. 1. Cognition in interned adolescents aspects of executive functions and training

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olov Nordvall; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interned youth; adolescence; antisocial behavior; executive functions; cognitive training; transfer; performance-based measures; self-assessment; impulsivity; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines adolescents with a history of antisocial behavior with a focus on investigating executive functioning, impulsivity and experiences of everyday executive problems. The thesis further investigates the associations between self-reported and performance-based measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Attention and Self-regulation in Infancy and Toddlerhood The Early Development of Executive Functions and Effortful Control

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Executive functions; Effortful control; Sustained attention; Infancy; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Executive functions are higher-order cognitive functions underlying self-regulation of behavior. That is, executive functions make it possible to resolve internal conflicts and behave according to future goals rather than acting on sudden impulses or going on automatic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Infants in Control Prospective Motor Control and Executive Functions in Action Development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Janna Marleen Gottwald; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; infant development; action development; prospective motor control; executive functions; action planning; motor development; motion tracking; embodied cognition; developmental psychology; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the link between action and cognition early in development. Thus the notion of an embodied cognition is investigated by tying together two levels of action control in the context of reaching in infancy: prospective motor control and executive functions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cross-functional brain imaging of attention, memory, and executive functions Unity and diversity of neurocognitive component processes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Petter Marklund; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human memory; executive functions; prefrontal cortex; sustained and transient neural activity; declarative long-term memory; attention; working memory; functional neuroimaging; cognitive control.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The central theme of the present thesis revolves around the exploration of similarities and differences in brain activity patterns invoked by the component processes underlying mnemonic, executive and attentional functions. The primary aim was to identify and functionally characterize commonly recruited brain regions in terms of shared component processes, which has been a largely neglected area of research in cognitive neuroscience. READ MORE

  5. 5. Executive expectation in the internationalization process of banks The study of two Swedish banks foreign activities

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Annoch Isa Hadjikhani; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; expectation; executive; internationalization; banks; knowledge; commitment; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Since the late 1980s, deregulation of the banking sector has opened new avenues for the internationalization of banks. There are, however, few studies on the internationalization of banks – particularly Swedish banks. READ MORE