Search for dissertations about: "familiarity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the word familiarity.

  1. 1. Geometric Models of Similarity

    Author : Mikael Johannesson; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; symmetry; similarity; separable dimensions; prominence; multidimensional scaling; Minkowski metric; machine learning; integral dimensions; familiarity; geometric models; distance metric; asymmetry; conceptual spaces; Computer science; numerical analysis; systems; control; Datalogi; numerisk analys; system; kontroll; Geometry; algebraic topology; Geometri; algebraisk topologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines and discusses some phenomena related to the geometric representation of similarity. It takes its inspiration from the existing body of empirical research within the fields of perceptual and cognitive psychology, but also connects to certain areas of machine learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religious Facilitation Through Intense Liturgical Participation : A Quasi-Experimental Study of Swedish Pilgrims to Taizé

    Author : Jonas Eek; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Familiarity; Francis Scale of Attitude towards Christianity; Religious Facilitation; Taizé; Ritual; Intrinsic; Attitude Change; Keywords: Liturgy; Pilgrimage; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ; Theology; Teologi;

    Abstract : A considerably small amount of empirical research was found on the process of religious facilitation through liturgical participation and worship (cf., Heimbrock & Boudewijnse, 1990; Wikström, 1994a, 1994b). Using a quasi-experimental design, the present investigation therefore addressed this issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of Art and Design on Orientation in Healthcare Architecture : A study of wayfinding and wayshowing in a Swedish hospital setting

    Author : Muna Ibrahim; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; health-care architecture; hospital design; interior design; public art; wayfinding; orientation; affordance; familiarity; wayshowing; heterogeneity; temporality;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of interior design elements, especially artwork, in way-searchers’ wayfinding and orientation in hospital environments. The thesis considers the way-searcher’s background and the impact of cultural belonging, occupation, memories, aesthetic preferences, and language, and the influence that such factors might have on the perception of the hospital environment and its guiding elements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predictive eyes precede retrieval : visual recognition as hypothesis testing

    Author : Linus Holm; Timo Mäntylä; Lars Nyberg; David Melcher; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; declarative memory; face perception; object recognition; scene recognition; eye movements; visual awareness; recollection; familiarity; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Does visual recognition entail verifying an idea about what is perceived? This question was addressed in the three studies of this thesis. The main hypothesis underlying the investigation was that visual recognition is an active process involving hypothesis testing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Memory Illusions and Memory Attributions - Behavioural and Electrophysiological Data

    Author : Mikael Johansson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; memory illusion; false memory; misattribution; episodic memory; neurofysiologi; familiarity; recollection; source monitoring; event-related potentials; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; neuropsykologi; Neurologi;

    Abstract : Although memory often serves us well, it can also prove highly unreliable. The study of illusions and distortions of memory unveils important information about the nature of human memory functioning and, moreover, factors affecting memory accuracy. READ MORE