Essays about: "cognitive impairment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words cognitive impairment.

  1. 1. Easy to Read Digital Equipment for Older, Visually Impaired Users with Cognitive Decline

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Kristian Mellgaard Nielsen; [2021]
    Keywords : Accessible media; voice interface; tactile interface; usability affordances; visual impairment; cognitive decline.;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis explores what could be the usability affordances of tactile interfaces, imbedded with physical commands, and voice interfaces,when used by older people that have visual impairments and cognitive declines. The aim is to contribute to the development of more accessible media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating Speech-to-Text Systems and AR-glasses : A study to develop a potential assistive device for people with hearing impairments

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för visuell information och interaktion; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för visuell information och interaktion

    Author : Siri Eksvärd; Julia Falk; [2021]
    Keywords : Augmented Reality; Legibility; Readability; Speech-to-Text; User experience; Head-mounted displays; Assistive device; Hearing Impairments;

    Abstract : Suffering from a hearing impairment or deafness has major consequences on the individual's social life. Today, there exist various aids, but there are some challenges with these, like availability, reliability and high cognitive load when the user trying to focus on both the aid and the surrounding context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Regional atrophy correlates of domain-specific episodic memory in early Alzheimer’s disease

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Hannah Baumeister; [2021]
    Keywords : Alzheimer’s disease; episodic memory; amyloid-β; tau; atrophy; neurodegeneration; mnemonic discrimination; response bias; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by amyloid-β (Aβ) and tau depositions as well as neurodegeneration, and is typically accompanied by a progressive decline in episodic memory. Previous research proposes two neural memory networks that process different stimulus domains. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determining linguistic predictor for the classification of subjective cognitive impairment and mild cognitive impairment using machine learning

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Tian Wang; [2020-09-01]
    Keywords : mild cognitive impairment; sibjective cognitive impairment; natural language processing; support vector machine; neural networks;

    Abstract : Introduction Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is a neurological condition characterized by cognitive decline greater than expected for an individual's age and education level. Subjective Cognitive Impairment (SCI) is a selfreported decline in cognitive abilities but not clinically identified as MCI. READ MORE

  5. 5. Naturvistelse, ett hjärnstarkt alternativ för reducering av stress : en litteraturstudie

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Caroline Ekbom Ågren; [2020]
    Keywords : stress; stressreducering; kognitiva funktionsnedsättningar; inre balans; anknytningsteori; riktad uppmärksamhet; meditation; evolutionsteori; stress reduction; cognitive impairment; inner balance; attachment theory; directed attention; meditation; evolutionary theory;

    Abstract : Det rapporteras om en fortsatt ökning för individer som lider av stress och stressrelaterad psykisk ohälsa. Sambandet mellan den ökande urbaniseringen, samhällets ökande krav och den brutna kontakten med naturen omkring oss är slående. READ MORE