Search for dissertations about: "sex differences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 526 swedish dissertations containing the words sex differences.

  1. 1. Individual Differences in Multitasking Support for Spatiotemporal Offloading

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Ivo Todorov; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multitasking; cognitive offloading; cognitive functions; individual differences; executive functions; spatial ability; sex differences; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In both the private and work spheres, multitasking among three or more activities has become and is continuing to evolve as a pervasive element of everyday life, and recent technological advances only seem to be exacerbating the process. Despite attempts to understand the mental processes that let humans successfully multitask, little is known about the functional cognitive level at which these mental processes take place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sex differences in children's play behavior : A biological construction of gender?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Servin; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; congenital adrenal hyperplasia; sex differences; children; play; expectations; wishes; hormones; biology; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis addressed the question of what causes sex differences in children's play behavior.In Study I, it was found that mothers have rather sex-stereotyped expectations for how their 1- and 3-year-old children will behave at the age of five, as regards sex-typed activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke, Sex and Vascular Receptor Changes in the Brain

    University dissertation from Medicine (Lund)

    Author : Hilda Ahnstedt; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; endothelin receptors; Cerebral ischemia; sex; estrogen; progesterone; sex differences; human cerebral arteries; endothelin-1; angiotensin II; middle cerebral artery occlusion; extra-cellular signal regulated kinase 1 and 2;

    Abstract : Stroke is a severe cerebrovascular disease in which the neuronal tissue and vasculature of the brain undergo ischemia-evoked alterations. We have demonstrated an increased expression of cerebrovascular contractile receptors in the brain. This is hypothesized to mitigate cerebral blood flow and exacerbate tissue damage after stroke. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sex Differences in Memory and Other Cognitive Abilities

    University dissertation from Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Catharina Lewin; Stockholms universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognition; memory; sex differences; gender; verbal abilities; visuospatial; face recognition; brain aging; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to study sex differences in memory and other cognitive bilities in healthy adults. In Study I, participants performed a number of episodic memory tasks that were more or less verbal in nature. READ MORE

  5. 5. Severe sepsis epidemiology and sex-related differences in inflammatory markers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sofie Jacobson; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Severe sepsis; Leptin; Adiponectin; Mannose-binding lectin; Sex; Anaesthesiology; anestesiologi;

    Abstract : Background.  Sepsis is a syndrome associated with high mortality rates, substantial morbidity and high costs of care. The incidents of sepsis is reported to be high and controversy exists whether gender affect severity or outcome. READ MORE