Essays about: "cognitive distance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words cognitive distance.


    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Elise Rognsvåg; Annika Carlberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Cognitive performance; physical exertion; orienteering; ecological validity; Kognitiv prestation; fysisk ansträngning; orientering; ekologisk validitet;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to examine how physical exertion influences cognitive performance.Orienteers (n = 23) competing at primarily a national to international level were recruited toparticipate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nasty Peers and Smart Sceptics: The cognitive effects of low-quality discussions in comments sections on social media

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Olivia Backsell; Ellen Wallin; [2018]
    Keywords : social media; comments section; low-quality online discussions; priming; cognitive ability;

    Abstract : In the social media world of fake news, filter bubbles, and online bullying, people have a hard time navigating through, and keeping an objective distance to, what is right and wrong. So far, only a few researchers have examined the effects of social media on users' thinking, showing that people adapt to antisocial behaviour or poor writing in comments sections. READ MORE

  3. 3. Barriers of Digital Technologies in Higher Education : A Teachers’ Perspective from a Swedish University

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Julian Stüber; [2018]
    Keywords : digital technologies; higher education; teaching; barriers; attitude; strategies; teacher; digital teknik; högre utbildning; undervisning; hinder; attityd; strategier; lärare;

    Abstract : Digital Technologies are gaining more and more importance in higher education as they not only reshape and digitalize the on-campus teacher-student communication but also –  in times of globalization – open up education to the world. It further facilitates individuals who would have been otherwise excluded from education to attend distance education programs. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Shrinking World: How Developments of the Airline Industry Impact People’s Perception of Distance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Luca Signore; [2018]
    Keywords : distance; perception; cognitive distance; low cost carriers; air travel; tourism; travel behaviour; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The world as we know it today has evolved to be a very connected space, where not only ICT’s (information & communication technologies) have made it easy to interact with individuals around the globe at any time, but also developments in air travel allow to reach ever more distant destinations. Many go as far as describing the world as shrinking or small; it seems that at least it feels smaller than it used to. READ MORE

  5. 5. Temporal Distancing and Emotion Regulation : An ERP Study

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : José Rego; [2018]
    Keywords : event-related potential; emotion regulation; reappraisal; late positive potential; temporal distancing;

    Abstract : Reappraisal is a cognitive emotion regulation strategy that induces a reduction in the arousal response elicited by both unpleasant and pleasant stimuli.One form of reappraisal is that of temporal distancing. Temporal distancing is the cognitive tool that allows the individual to perceive the stimuli in a broader temporal perspective. READ MORE