Search for dissertations about: "situated cognition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words situated cognition.

  1. 1. How designers work - making sense of authentic cognitive activities

    Author : Henrik Gedenryd; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History and Arts; planning; problem solving; pragmatism; situated cognition; distributed cognition; situated action; inquiry; interactive cognition; psychology; design methodology; design theory; cognitive science; cognition; design; Historia och konstvetenskap; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In recent years, the growing scientific interest in design has led to great advances in our knowledge of authentic design processes. However, as these findings go counter to the existing theories in both design research and cognitive science, they pose a serious challenge for both disciplines: there is a wide gap between what the existing theories predict and what designers actually do. READ MORE

  2. 2. Situated Play

    Author : Jana Rambusch; Tom Ziemke; Tarja Susi; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computer game play; embodied and situated cognition; situatedness; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Teknik; Technology; Computer game play; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning;

    Abstract :   This thesis addresses computer game play activities from the perspective of embodied and situated cognition. From such a perspective, game play can be divided into the physical handling of the game and the players' understanding of it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Varieties of Supernatural Experience : the Case of High-Functioning Autism

    Author : Ingela Visuri; Pehr Granqvist; David Thurfjell; Olov Dahlin; Andreas Roepstorff; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autism; religious cognition; supernatural experience; invisible agency; parasocial relations; embodiment; bracketed ethnography; participatory autism research; atypical cognition; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Innovative Learning; Innovativt lärande;

    Abstract : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins  the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Artefactual Intelligence: The Development and Use of Cognitively Congenial Artefacts

    Author : David de Léon; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; pervasive computing; affective computing; persuasive computing; Psychology; Psykologi; computer-mediated extrospection; precommitment; self-control; situated cognition; distributed motivation; cognitive ethnography; distributed cognition; cognitive biographies; redesign; task–artefact cycle; artefact evolution; artefact design; task structure; cognitive task; cognitive congeniality; artefactual intelligence; cognitive artefacts; task environment; tools; Cognition; artefacts; ubiquitous computing;

    Abstract : How can tools help structure tasks to make them cognitively easier to perform? How do artefacts, and our strategies for using them, develop over time in cognitively beneficial ways? These are two of the main questions that are explored in the five papers collected in this thesis. The first paper details an ethnographic study conducted on people cooking in their homes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contours of Cognition

    Author : Trond A. Tjøstheim; Kognitiv modellering; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computational; cognitive; neuroscience; perception; memory; spatial cognition; trust; pupil dynamics; reflection; thinking; intelligence; reinforcement learning; foraging; allostasis; decision making;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the nature of cognition. It posits that cognitive processes primarily are means to maintain allostasis in organisms whose ecological niches require movement to approach food-resources and avoid predation. READ MORE