Search for dissertations about: "traits"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 806 swedish dissertations containing the word traits.

  1. 1. Traits & Talks : Lessons about Personality and Deliberation from the Negotiations between Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Julia Jennstål; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personality; five-factor model; big five; traits; facets; interactionalism; deliberation; collective decision-making; negotiations; South Africa; Nelson Mandela; FW de Klerk; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Compelling research in political psychology and personality psychology points to the significance of personality as a determinant of political behavior. Within a comprehensive framework for the study of personality in politics, the so-called Five-level Model (FLM), this thesis primarily focuses on the level of personality traits, where the well-established Five-factor model (the ‘Big Five’) is applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shaping urban environments through human selection for plant traits

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Julie Goodness; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cape Town; cities; ecosystem services; environmental management; functional traits; interdisciplinary; landscaping preferences; residential landscapes; social-ecological system; Stockholm; traits; urban ecology; Kapstaden; städer; kulturella ekosystemtjänster; ekosystemtjänster; miljöförvaltning; funktionella egenskaper; tvärvetenskaplig; anläggningspreferenser; bostadsmiljö; socialekologiska system; Stockholm; växtegenskaper; urban ekologi; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Cities, as home to the majority of the world’s people, are significant sites for addressing challenges of achieving sustainability and securing human wellbeing. Urban environments are complex social-ecological systems, and meeting these challenges requires better understandings of the interactions of social and ecological elements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autistic-like traits

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Sebastian Lundström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autism; twin; genetics; Autistic-like traits;

    Abstract : Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by restrictions in social interaction, understanding, and communication, by stereotyped patterns of repetitive behaviors, and by narrow interests. ASDs, which affect about 1% of the population, are predominantly genetic, but no single explanation has been found. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Development of Conduct Problems in Early Childhood The Role of Psychopathic Traits and Psychopathic Personality

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Louise Frogner; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conduct problems; callous-unemotional traits; developmental psychopathology; diagnostics; early childhood; psychopathic traits; psychopathic personality; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Research has shown that children displaying conduct problems (CP) early in life are at greater risk for severe CP and other negative outcomes later in life. However, not all children with early-onset CP will develop severe CP over the life-course. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the genetic basis of complex traits

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yanjun Zan; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; genetic architecture; complex traits; epistasis; multi-allelic; genotype by environment interaction; polygenic adaptation; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär genetik;

    Abstract : Recent advances in genetics and genomics have provided numerous opportunities to study the genetic basis of complex traits. Nevertheless, dissecting the genetic basis of complex traits is still challenged by the complex genetic architecture, in which many genes are involved, and many have small contributions to phenotypic variation, interactions with other genes or environmental factors. READ MORE