Search for dissertations about: "expectancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 162 swedish dissertations containing the word expectancy.

  1. 1. Motivations for human behaviour : Relating attribution and expectancy inferences to socioeconomic and religious orientations among Ewe Christians in Ghana

    Author : Dziedzorm R. Asafo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Motivation; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations; Cognitive and Symbolic Religiosity; Rituals; Attribution; Expectancy; Dialogue; Inference; Altruism; Values; Relatedness; Motives; Emotions; Churches; Religious Behaviour; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; religionssociologi;

    Abstract : Since Max Weber's controversial thesis about the source of Western capitalism, social scientists have become embroiled in, and preoccupied with the central question of the function of ideology in human behaviour. In the process, other questions relating to this issue and especially that of religion came to attract the attention of many researchers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    Author : Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding attention selection in driving: From limited capacity to adaptive behaviour

    Author : Johan A Skifs Engström; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; driver distraction; expectancy; working memory load; adaptive driver behaviour; accident analysis; driving performance; Attention;

    Abstract : Accident analysis studies have consistently identified attention-related failures as key factors behind road crashes. However, less is known about how such failures lead to accidents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imaging serotonin and dopamine transporters in social anxiety disorder : Characterization, treatment and expectancy effects

    Author : Olof Hjorth; Tomas Furmark; Andreas Frick; Eduard Maron; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PET; serotonin; dopamine; placebo; SSRI; CBT; MRI; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Radiology; Radiologi;

    Abstract : The monoamines serotonin and dopamine are likely to be involved in the pathophysiology of social anxiety and other affective disorders, but their respective contributions and putative interactions in the causes and cures of these disorders are still not well understood. It is also largely unknown if and how expectations of treatment success affect brain neurochemistry and neural activations, and if expectations interact with antidepressants like selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). READ MORE

  5. 5. Freedom in a bottle : Young Swedes on rationales and norms for drunken behaviour

    Author : Kalle Tryggvesson; Robin Room; Henrik Tham; Klaus Mäkelä; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Football supporters; time-out; alcohol; violence; vignette; intoxication; excuse; expectancy; Criminology; Kriminologi;

    Abstract : There is today much evidence for a positive relationship between alcohol and violence. There are however still many questions about the nature of the relationship. READ MORE