Search for dissertations about: "wanting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the word wanting.

  1. 1. The Perception and Evaluation of Pleasant Touch and the Development of "Satiety" for Hedonic Tactile Experiences

    Author : Chantal Triscoli; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Pleasant touch; CT afferents; Top-down mechanisms; Satiety; Liking; Wanting;

    Abstract : Pleasant touch is a hedonic experience and one of the most powerful means for social bonding and for communicating affection. Touch similar to a human caress is detected by the “C tactile (CT) afferents”, a class of mechanoreceptors which respond preferentially to stroking velocities between 1 and 10 cm/s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hedonic, neural, and autonomic responses to prolonged gentle touch

    Author : Chantal Triscoli; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : long-lasting touch; CT afferents; pleasantness; liking; wanting; satiety; orbitofrontal cortex; reward; heart rate variability;

    Abstract : Physical contact among individuals, such as caressing and cuddling, is connoted by a strong emotional value, and is usually perceived as a pleasant and rewarding experience. C tactile (CT) afferents are a class of fibres that are specific channels for detecting touch at a caress-like veloc-ity (between 1 and 10 cm/s). READ MORE

  3. 3. Green Retailing - A socio-material analysis

    Author : Christian Fuentes; Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; consumer culture; consumption; retail; Green marketing; nature; socio-material practice; ethnographic method;

    Abstract : The marketing and consumption of green products has grown significantly in recent years. As mediators between producers and consumers, retailing sites play an important role for the distribution of green products. It is through stores and other retail sites that green products are marketed and made available to consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Calculations of accurate energies in proteins with QM/MM methods

    Author : Jimmy Heimdal; Teoretisk kemi; []

    Abstract : Accurate calculation of energies for protein reactions is a hard problem. There are many reasons for wanting to calculate these energies, e.g. ligand design and the study of enzyme reactions. READ MORE

  5. 5. We want you as our new recruit : Prerequisites for recruitment to and retention in the Swedish Armed Forces

    Author : Johan Österberg; Leif W. Rydstedt; Olav Kjellevold Olsen; Leif W Rydstedt; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; conscription; recruitment; all-volunteer force; retention; Swedish Armed Forces; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to study the prerequisites for the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) in order to recruit sufficient numbers of suitable individuals to the organization, and to retain those within the organization.The thesis comprises three studies (Study 1-3) where Study One comprises data gathered, with a longitudinal design, when Sweden relied on conscription for the manning of the Armed Forces. READ MORE