Sökning: "verbal learning and recall"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden verbal learning and recall.
1. Reading for understanding : an empirical contribution to the metacognition of reading comprehension
Sammanfattning : Fifty-three Swedish students in grade 5 and 8 were the subjects of this study. They were either good or poor comprehenders, as defined by a combination of a reading test and teacher ratings. Data collection was made primarily by means of a semi-structured interview; students were also asked to read and recall three texts with different structures. LÄS MER
2. Thinking Forwards and Backwards : Metamemory and Metacomprehension Abilities and Strategies in Text Processing
Sammanfattning : The aim of the present thesis was to investigate high-school students metamemory and metacomprehension of texts. In three studies the students read texts and then made prospective as well as retrospective ratings of their own immediate and delayed performance (i.e., measured via text recall and answering performance of comprehension questions). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Learning occurs not only when we encode information but also when we test our memory for this information at a later time. In three empirical studies, I investigated the individual and combined effects of interleaved testing (via repeated rounds of study and test practice) and encoding (via motor enactment) during learning on later cued-recall performance for action phrases. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The first chapter of the thesis 'Learning and Memory in the Human Brain' provides a brief review of the brain as well as cognition from the point of view of information processing in physical systems. We include a brief outline of information processing as conceived of within the classical framework of cognitive science. LÄS MER
5. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Treatment outcome, psychiatric aspects, neuropsychology and quality of life
Sammanfattning : Background: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by snoring and apneas during sleep leading to oxygen desaturation, sleep fragmentation and excessive daytime sleepiness. Prior reports have indicated that psychiatric morbidity associated with sleep apnea might be reversed by intervention correcting the sleep related breathing disorder. LÄS MER