Essays about: "neuropsychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word neuropsychology.

  1. 1. Entrepreneurship from a Neuropsychological Approach: The Influence of OCD and OCPD on Entrepreneurial Decision-Making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Levi Bergstrand; Lida Minasyan; [2020]
    Keywords : entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial decision-making; new ventures; neuropsychology; neurodiversity; neurodiverse entrepreneurs; mental disorders; OCD; OCPD; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship from a neuropsychological approach is certainly a field worth investigating. This dissertation aims to closely investigate the influence of OCD and OCPD traits and behavioral patterns on entrepreneurial decision-making. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Vision in Attributing the Sense of Part- and Full-Body Ownership During Anomalous Conditions

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Mattias Savallampi; [2015]
    Keywords : cognitive neuroscience; ownership; body-ownership; disownership; virtual reality; rubber-hand illusion; prosthetics; transhumanism; body image; vision; neuropsychology; visual consciousness;

    Abstract : Our bodies are arguably one of the most intimate things we will ever know. But the comfort of our own physical boundaries can be altered in various ways. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functionally oriented Music Therapy (FMT) as a method of improving children’s ability to function at school

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för konstnärliga studier

    Author : Ann-Sofie Jonsson; [2014]
    Keywords : Functionally oriented Music Therapy; FMT; children; school; classroom; neurodevelopment; sensory perception; motor development; sensorimotor; sensory integration; adaptive response; neurophysiology; neuropsychology; Funktionsinriktad musikterapi; FMT; barn; skola; klassrum; motorik; sinnesintegrering; neurofysiologi; neuropsykologi; anpassad reaktion;

    Abstract : In a school system with fewer teachers, larger groups, and less resources, functionally oriented music therapy (FMT) could be a useful method of helping children function better at school.  In what way can FMT help improve children’s ability to deal with the challenges facing them at school?  During a project that lasted for 26 weeks, two children from a Swedish preschool class were offered individual FMT once a week. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of preterm birth : Associations between brain volumes, neuropsychological functioning, and side preference in school age children.

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

    Author : Nina Bask; Anna Bäckström; [2013]
    Keywords : Preterm; Children; Cognition; Neuropsychology; Brain; Laterality; Handedness;

    Abstract : A preterm birth is associated with increased risk for neurocognitive deficits, but there is a need to further investigate brain/behavior relations among younger school age children born preterm. The main purpose of this study was to investigate relations between brain volumes and neuropsychological functioning, with an additional aim of examining side preference, among 18 school age children, nine born extremely/very preterm and nine born at-term. READ MORE

  5. 5. Defining Nostalgia and Its Functions: A Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för kommunikation och information

    Author : Jimmy Andersson; [2011]
    Keywords : Homesickness; Melancholia; Depression; Emotional memory; Olfactory; Positive emotions; Triggers;

    Abstract : Nostalgia is a psychological phenomenon we all can relate to but have a hard time to define. What characterizes the mental state of feeling nostalgia? What psychological function does it serve? Different published materials in a wide range of fields, from consumption research and sport science to clinical psychology, psychoanalysis and sociology, all have slightly different definition of this mental experience. READ MORE