Essays about: "Social Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4226 essays containing the words Social Sciences.

  1. 1. Do Martial Artists Make Decisions Faster? A Study Comparing Martial Arts Practitioners to Non-Practitioners on a CRT Task.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Jonathan Jerklöv; Arvid Norman; [2020]
    Keywords : martial arts; decision-making; stroop; choice reaction time; reaction time; exercise; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Split-second decision-making is of vital importance to many aspects of human existence, from life-and-death scenarios to sports. Studies have shown expert advantage in a given field on choice reaction time tasks within the area of expertise. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE ROAD FROM SALZBURG Translating European principles of Doctoral Education to local contexts

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karl-Fredrik Ahlmark; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : doctoral education; knowledge economy; Salzburg principles; Original research; employment market needs; translation; CUDOS mores; post-academic science; mode 1 and mode 2 production of knowledge;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to investigate in what ways directors of doctoral education navigate and translate doctoral education norms from the European level to local contexts. In focus are the two norms of original research and wider labour market needs, enshrined in the Salzburg principles, adopted by the European University Association. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young women’s perceptions on safety in public spaces of Mumbai: negotiating the risk of sexual harassment and challenging patriarchy by transcending victimhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anni-Elina Vänskä; [2019]
    Keywords : sexual violence; street harassment; Mumbai; public safety; patriarchy; gender roles; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis draws on ten in-depth interviews in order to analyze young and educated, middle-class women’s perceptions on public safety in Mumbai, regarding the risk of sexual harassment. It focuses on the ways these women negotiate with risk and the patriarchal norms of women’s appropriate behavior in public spaces, further, examines how these women address their oppression and act in order to empower themselves and other women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can changes in social trust be explained by inequality?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Bendz; Sanjin Alagic; [2019]
    Keywords : social trust; inequality; time series; Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper aims to investigate the development of social trust over time globally, as well as separately for continents and countries. This is done by using data from six different surveys and through an interpolation method making the survey measures comparable, resulting in a long and continuous data set. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of Authenticity in Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life: An exploratory Cross-sectional study.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Loke Blomgren; Johan Strååht; [2019]
    Keywords : Authenticity; depression; anxiety; health-related quality of life; life satisfaction; adult romantic attachment; reflective functioning; mentalisation; insight.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between authenticity and symptoms of anxiety and depression as well as health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) and life satisfaction in the context of the theoretically related constructs of adult romantic attachment, reflective functioning and insight in a convenience sample of Swedish adults. One hundred and ninety-one participants were recruited from various sources through a convenience sampling method. READ MORE