Search for dissertations about: "habituation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the word habituation.

  1. 1. How memory of the past, a predictable present and expectations of the future underpin adaptation to the sound environment

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Anatole Nöstl; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Memory; Expectations; Adaptation; Habituation; Predictions; Attentional capture; Auditory distraction; Minne; förväntningar; anpassning; habituation; prediktioner; fångad uppmärksamhet; auditiv distraktion;

    Abstract : By using auditory distraction as a tool, the main focus of the present thesis is to investigate the role of memory systems in human adaptation processes towards changes in the built environment. Report I and Report II focus on the question of whether memory for regularities in the auditory environment is used to form predictions and expectations of future sound events, and if violations of these expectations capture attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cognitive function studied in animal models of schizophrenia

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Erik Pålsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; phencyclidine; nitric oxide; prepulse inhibition; latent; nitric oxide; prepulse inhibition; latent inhibition; habituation; NMDA receptor; rat; mouse; cognition; schizophrenia;

    Abstract : Cognitive dysfunction is considered a core deficit of schizophrenia, which currently lacks effective pharmacological treatment. In order to identify novel and more effective drug treatments, translational experimental animal models of cognitive dysfunction are required. Schizophrenia-like symptoms can be induced in humans by phencyclidine (PCP). READ MORE

  3. 3. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility : A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-day Stockholm

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jessica Moberg; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism; religious eclecticism.;

    Abstract : Stockholm County is a post-industrial Swedish region characterized by high levels of mobility and technologization as well as ethnic and religious diversity. Among its religious minorities exist various strands of charismatic Christianity, some of which originate from the Pentecostal revival of the early 20th century and some of which belong to more recent movements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sick of smells Empirical findings and a theoretical framework for chemical intolerance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Psychology, Umeå University

    Author : Linus Andersson; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chemical Intolerance; Unexplained Medical Symptoms; Environmental Intolerance; Event-related potentials; functional magnetic resonance imaging; psychophysics; sensitization; habituation; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Chemical intolerance (CI) is a term that refers to the surprisingly common phenomenon of persons getting ill from everyday chemicals. Although seemingly similar to asthma and allergies, CI sufferers do not react to exposures with increased histamine release. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fear in horses : responses to novelty and habituation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Psychology, Umeå University

    Author : Janne Winther Christensen; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2006]
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