Sökning: "Cognitive abilities"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 176 avhandlingar innehållade orden Cognitive abilities.

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

    Författare :David de Léon; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Cognitive abilities - aspects of structure, process and measurement

    Författare :Berit Carlstedt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive abilities; factor models of intelligence; Enlistment battery; hierarchical models; item sequencing; construct validity; differentiation hypothesis; test evaluation; structural equation modeling;

    Sammanfattning : The overall purpose of the thesis is to describe the development of the Swedish system of measuring cognitive abilities applied at enlistment of conscripts. The Enlistment Battery has been used for more than fifty years to classify 18-year old men into military positions for their compulsory service. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Cognitive Interactive Robot Learning

    Författare :Benjamin Fonooni; Hellström Thomas; Lars Erik Janlert; Christian Balkenius; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Learning from Demonstration; Imitation Learning; Human Robot Interaction; High-Level Behavior Learning; Shared Control; Cognitive Architectures; Cognitive Robotics; Priming; business data processing; administrativ databehandling;

    Sammanfattning : Building general purpose autonomous robots that suit a wide range of user-specified applications, requires a leap from today's task-specific machines to more flexible and general ones. To achieve this goal, one should move from traditional preprogrammed robots to learning robots that easily can acquire new skills. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Catharina Lewin; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Diane F Halpern; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; cognition; memory; sex differences; gender; verbal abilities; visuospatial; face recognition; brain aging; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Musculoskeletal Pain and Return to Work : A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective

    Författare :Charlotta Marhold; Jan Lisspers; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Back pain; cognitive-behavioral; multidisciplinary; musculoskeletal; neck pain; prediction; prevention; rehabilitation; return to work; shoulder pain; sick leave; treatment; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : Musculoskeltal pain is the most common diagnosis for being on sick leave two months or longer in Sweden. The societal costs have been estimated at almost 30 billion Swedish kronor per year. Research aimed at improving occupational rehabilitation is therefore crucial. LÄS MER