Essays about: "cognitive development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 essays containing the words cognitive development.

  1. 1. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Haptic Navigation in Virtual Reality : Investigating and developing guidelines for vibrotactile feedback using multiple types of information simultaneously

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Victor Davidsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Vibrotactile; Navigation; Simultaneous Multitype Information; Virtual Space; Head-mounted Device; Vibrotaktil; Navigation; Simultana Informationsflöden; Virtuell rymd; Huvudmonterade Enheter;

    Abstract : In recent years, progress has been made regarding the use of tactile devices such as belts and helmets for navigational tasks. As most of the devices and solutions so far have focused on presenting one type of information at a time, the potential for tactile devices for simultaneous multiple tasks have yet to be properly explored. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond the turning point of activation : Describing the characteristics and changes of Active Labour Market Policy in Sweden between 1991-2017.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sam Assadi; [2018]
    Keywords : The Activation Turn; ALMP; describing characteristics and change; legitimation; institutional legitimacy; comparison; content analysis; state documents; coding scheme; resilience and stability.;

    Abstract : This paper tries to contribute to the collective knowledge on Bonoli’s (2010) concept “The Activation Turn “, both as a phenomenon and a turning point for ALMP in Sweden. It is argued that the Activation Turn has been legitimized in four phases in Sweden (Identification, First organisation, Second organisation and Stabilisation phase, between years of 1991-2017). READ MORE

  4. 4. Malaria and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Long-lasting Effects on Cognitive Abilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : María Moraga Fernández; [2018]
    Keywords : Keywords: malaria; health; cognition; IQ; economic performance; income; GDP per capita; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation endeavours to examine long-lasting sequels of malaria on economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite the general consensus that countries where malaria is endemic are not only poorer but also grow economically at a slower pace than non-malarial ones, the channels through which malaria incidence translates into lower subsequent development are still under-examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development over marginalization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Wisén; [2018]
    Keywords : Jordan; Syrian refugees; decision theory; labour market; mixed method study; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the beginning of the conflict in Syria 2011, nearly 11 million people have been displaced from their homes and an estimated 1,4 million Syrian refugees have fled to Jordan. The host country has not only been obliged to meet humanitarian needs, but is now facing big integration challenges with this demographic boom. READ MORE