Search for dissertations about: "sleep-deprivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word sleep-deprivation.

  1. 1. The Face of Sleep Loss

    Author : Tina Sundelin; John Axelsson; Clare Anderson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sleep loss; sleep deprivation; face perception; interpersonal perception; attractiveness; tiredness; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Sleep deprivation has been studied for over a century, providing knowledge about the benefits of sleep for many physiological, cognitive, and behavioural functions. However, there have only been anecdotal indications about what a tired or sleep-deprived person looks like, despite the fact that appearance influences not only how other people perceive a person but also how they evaluate them and behave towards them. READ MORE

  2. 2. If only I could sleep, maybe I could remember

    Author : Frida H Rångtell; Christian Benedict; Ti­ina Paunio; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep; Memory; Learning; Motor skills; Praise; Reward; Sleep deprivation; Sex-differences; LED-screens; Circadian rhythm; Competence-based self-esteem;

    Abstract : Memory lies the ground for human cognitive skills, enabling complex social interaction, abstract thinking, and execution of precise motor skills. Development of these memory functions can be modified by several factors, including previous knowledge, reward, and sleep. READ MORE

  3. 3. Postural control and adaptation to threats to balance stability

    Author : Mitesh Patel; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Postural control; Visual; Vestibular; Somatosensory; Proprioception; Posturography; Complaint surface; Ageing; Mechanoreceptive sensation; Sleep deprivation; Adaptation; Muscle activity;

    Abstract : Postural control is the ability to maintain equilibrium and orientation in a gravitational environment. It is dependent on feedback and feedforward mechanisms that generate appropriate corrective movement based on body-sway motion detected primarily by visual, vestibular, and proprioceptive sensory systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. The processing of natural images in the visual system

    Author : Olga Dyakova; Karin Nordström; Dan Larhammar; Eric Warrant; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; natural scenes; image statistics; hoverflies; optomotor response; cSIFE neuron; sleep deprivation;

    Abstract : Any image can be described in terms of its statistics (i.e. quantitative parameters calculated from the image, for example RMS-contrast, the skewness of image brightness distribution, and slope constant of an average amplitude spectrum). READ MORE

  5. 5. The Intensive Care Unit syndrome/delirium, patients' perspective and clinical signs

    Author : Anetth Granberg Axèll; Anestesiologi och intensivvård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care; delirium; ICU-syndrome; acute confusion; psychosis; critical care; experiences; sleep-deprivation; sensory overload; sensory underload; Anaesthesiology; environment.; Anestesiologi; intensivvård;

    Abstract : When a person becomes critically ill, injured and/or undergoes major surgery and requires intensive care, a complex dilemma can arise. The condition of the illness, the specific caring situation and the environment lead to significant changes and effects in the senses and perceptional abilities. READ MORE