Essays about: "Addiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the word Addiction.

  1. 1. The Neural Mechanisms of Reward and Addiction : A Review of the Role of Dopamine in Cocaine Addiction

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Hanna Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : neural communication; dopamine; reward; addiction; cocaine;

    Abstract : Cocaine is known for its severe addictive properties and still, there is no effective treatment for cocaine addiction. Cocaine is a powerful chemical substance. It enters the brain rapidly and cause abnormal high levels of dopamine. Dopamine is found to be the neural correlate for reward. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing the Value Proposition of Live Esports Consumption with AI Technology

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Marknadsföring och Entreprenörskap

    Author : Marcus Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : AI; Consumer Value; DotA 2; Esports; MSSC; Neural Networks; PERFA; Value Proposition; AI; DotA 2; E-sport; MSSC; Neurala Nätverk; PERFA; Värdeerbjudande;

    Abstract : When a company includes a new technology or innovation into their value proposition, customers may perceive it as an enhancement or deterioration. This phenomenon was explored in this study with a case study of a present case in the esports industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Relationship between Smartphone Addiction and Interaction Anxiousness among College Students in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Yuhao Wu; [2018]
    Keywords : College students; Interaction anxiousness; Smartphone addiction; Sweden;

    Abstract : The development of smartphones packed with applications has brought great convenience to, and improved the quality of, people’s daily lives, but it has also changed people’s behavior. People spend more and more time on mobile phones every day, leaving them distracted, affecting their sleep quality, and thereby giving rise to the concept of smartphone addiction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disconnect to Reconnect: The Phenomenon of Digital Detox as a Reaction to Technology Overload

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Miksch; Charlotte Schulz; [2018]
    Keywords : Digital detox; technology impacts; technology consumption; technology reduction; technology addiction; digital overuse; consumer behavior; self-control; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose The purpose of this study is to understand young adults’ practicalities of digital detoxing and the respective motivations to act upon these actions. Therefore, this research aims to create knowledge about what young adults do to actively detox from the digital technology and to understand their Motivations behind. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neurobiology of opioid addiction

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Ludvig Rudén; [2018]
    Keywords : Opioids; reinforcement; mu opioid receptor; addiction; allostasis; cAMP; Opioider; belöning; mu opioid receptor; beroende; allostas; cAMP;

    Abstract : Since the use of opioids started to emerge for analgesic reasons in the 19th century with the synthetization of morphine, opioids have been studied rigorously to better understand its effects on the brain. This thesis shows that both the analgesic effects and the reinforcing effects of opioids are mediated by the same receptor, the mu opioid receptor (MOR). READ MORE