Search for dissertations about: "memory effects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 458 swedish dissertations containing the words memory effects.

  1. 1. Noise in the school environment : Memory and Annoyance

    Author : Eva Boman; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Noise; meaningful irrelevant speech; road traffic noise; memory; age group; school environment; pupils; teachers;

    Abstract : Objectives.The general objectives of this dissertationwere to examine the effects of acute exposure to meaningfulirrelevant speech and road traffic noise on memory performance,and to explore annoyance responses to noise exposure in theschool environment for pupils and teachers in different agegroups.Methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Musculoskeletal pain, memory, and aging : Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings

    Author : Stefan Söderfjell; Bo Molander; Björn Lyxell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Musculoskeletal pain; Cognitive functioning; Episodic memory; Semantic memory; Implicit memory; Cross-sectional; Longitudinal; Age; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of the thesis was to investigate potential differences in memory performance between participants across the adult life span with and without self-reported musculoskeletal pain. Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a major health related problem in our society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brain-based teaching : behavioral and neuro-cognitive evidence for the power of test-enhanced learning

    Author : Carola Wiklund-Hörnqvist; Bert Jonsson; Lars Nyberg; Linnea Karlsson; Jeffrey D. Karpicke; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; learning; memory; memory processes; the testing effect; test-enhanced learning; retrieval practice; evidence-based teaching methods; neuro-cognitive processes; working memory; memory strength; semantic elaboration; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : A primary goal of education is the acquisition of durable knowledge which challenges the use of efficient pedagogical methods of how to best facilitate learning. Research in cognitive psychology has demonstrated that repeated testing during the learning phase improves performance on later retention tests compared to restudy of material. READ MORE

  5. 5. Alcohol-intoxicated eyewitnesses´ memory

    Author : Angelica Hagsand; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; eyewitness; memory; alcohol; intoxicated; interview; lineup;

    Abstract : Eyewitnesses are an important source of information in many criminal investigations. However, the memory of an eyewitness is not always accurate, and errors may occur that have serious consequences. Alcohol-related crimes are common and therefore, intoxicated witnesses are common. READ MORE