Essays about: "executive attention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words executive attention.

  1. 1. Gamified CoGNIT: cognitive assessment with added game elements : Gamification of medical examination

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Carlsson; Sebastian Vusak; [2020]
    Keywords : gamification; idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus; CoGNIT; per-formance; user experience; spelifiering; idiopatisk normaltryckshydrocefalus; CoGNIT; prestanda; användarupplevelse;

    Abstract : Background. CoGNIT is a computerized test battery for cognitive assessment, used in diagnosing and treating patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH). The disorder causes symptoms of dementia, among other things. Apart from other diseases with similar symptoms, like Alzheimer’s, INPH can be countered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stroop tasks with visual and auditory stimuli : How different combinations of spoken words, written words, images and natural sounds affect reaction times

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Christina Malapetsa; [2020]
    Keywords : Stroop effect; reaction times; interference; inhibition; executive functions; processing time; linguistic stimuli; visual stimuli; auditory stimuli;

    Abstract : The Stroop effect is the delay in reaction times due to interference. Since the original experiments of 1935, it has been used primarily in linguistic context. Language is a complex skill unique to humans, which involves a large part of the cerebral cortex and many subcortical regions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroop effect with visual and auditory stimuli : Five tasks show the differences in reaction times when auditory and/or visual linguistic stimuli are presented against an image

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Christina Malapetsa; [2020]
    Keywords : Stroop effect; executive functions; processing speed; reaction time;

    Abstract : Stroop effect is the delay in reaction time that is caused by interference. Differences in perception speed of auditory and visual stimuli, as well as the division of selective attention to more than one sources are combined in five different Stroop tasks in this study, involving three stimuli: a picture, a written word and a heard word. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparative Critical Discourse Analysis of CNN and Fox News Headlines: A Case of Immigration Detention in the US

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Catalina Maruri Ramos; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical discourse analysis; immigration detention; representation; headlines; reference strategies; transitivity; news media; political ideology.;

    Abstract : Immigration policies and border control in the US were hardened significantly more ever since the new government’s immigration executive order in 2017. A series of massive raids and immigrant detentions were carried out which got the attention of both human rights activists and the news media. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Affect and Attention : An Empirical Study

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Jonathan Bryde; [2019]
    Keywords : Attention; emotion; meditation; mindfulness; neural correlates;

    Abstract : In daily life there are numerous experiences and events that divert people's attention and cause stress, which may be linked with aspects of ill-being and lowered well-being. Mindfulness meditation may alleviate such issues. READ MORE