Search for dissertations about: "extended mind"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words extended mind.

  1. 1. Mind Games Extended : Understanding Gameplay as Situated Activity

    Author : Jana Rambusch; Tom Ziemke; Tarja Susi; Ulf Wilhelmsson; T. L. Taylor; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; computer gameplay; situatedness; embodied cognition; Teknik; Technology; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses computer gameplay activities in terms of the physical handling of a game, players’ meaning-making activities, and how these two processes are closely interrelated. It is examined in greater detail which role the body plays in gameplay, but also how gameplay is shaped by sociocultural factors outside the game, including different kind of tools and players’ participation in community practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modalities of Mind : Modality-specific and nonmodality-specific aspects of working memory for sign and speech

    Author : Mary Rudner; Jerker Rönnberg; Alan Baddeley; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Cognition; sign language; working memory; fMRI; PET; disability research; Korttidsminne; teckenspråk; Cognitive science; Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Language processing is underpinned by working memory and while working memory for signed languages has been shown to display some of the characteristics of working memory for speech-based languages, there are a range of anomalous effects related to the inherently visuospatial modality of signed languages. On the basis of these effects, four research questions were addressed in a series of studies:1. READ MORE

  3. 3. The diversity of mind wandering : The role of individual differences and cognitive factors

    Author : David Marcusson-Clavertz; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mind wandering; daydreaming; executive control; experience sampling; dissociative experiences; attachment;

    Abstract : Many individuals spend a substantial portion of their waking time thinking about topics unrelated to current activities and surroundings (mind wandering). This dissertation sought to contribute to our knowledge of why some people mind wander more than others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dissolving Dualism : A Tripartite Model of Cognition for Religious Truth

    Author : Elena Kalmykova; Eberhard Herrmann; Jonsson Ulf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; truth; religious truth; embodied cognition; dualism; Merleau-Ponty; phenomenology; cognitive science; neurophilosophy; model of cognition; theories of truth; language; meaningfulness; meaning; subjective; objective; intersubjective; scientific realism; social constructivism; Wittgenstein; white spaces; agency; gaps in cognition; enacted cognition; extended cognition; embedded cognition; epistemology; philosophy and empirical investigation; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : This investigation can be described as a long journey to a final destination: a truth in religion. We start by considering dualism of the subjective and the objective, the classical model of cognition that underlies notions of truth. Dualistic notions of cognition lead to serious problems, especially for religious truth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adaptive Logistics - Using Complexity Theory to Facilitate Increased Effectiveness in Logistics

    Author : Fredrik Nilsson; Förpackningslogistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; complexity thinking ; epistemology; logistics; logistics systems ; paradigm; Teknik; Technological sciences; complexity theory ;

    Abstract : Logistics is gaining increased attention in companies since interconnectivity is increasing, and the interdependence among actors is enhanced due to challenges organizations are facing today (market changes, novel strategies, and technological improvements). While the logistics discipline has been characterized by an efficiency focus based on positivistic assumptions, the challenges of today require a focus on effectiveness i. READ MORE