Essays about: "social cognitive theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 essays containing the words social cognitive theory.

  1. 1. DIFFERENTIAL OUTCOME TRAINING AND HUMANOID ROBOT FEEDBACK ON A VISUOSPATIAL GAMIFIED TASK: An experimental study investigating learning, affective social engagement cues and cognitive learning strategies

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Alva Markelius; Sofia Sjöberg; [2023-02-01]
    Keywords : Human-robot interaction; gamified memory task; dementia; differential outcome theory; Furhat; engagement; digitalised treatments; robot assistance;

    Abstract : By combining Differential Outcome Training (DOT), the usage of unique stimulus-response pairings, and feedback from a humanoid simulated robot (SDK) this study aims to improve learning performance of subjects on a visuospatial gamified memory task. This is achieved by using the SDK as an interface for an algorithm that provides audiovisual, reinforcing feedback promoting engangement in a new dyadic setup for a gamified task. READ MORE

  2. 2. Akrasia and Addiction in the age of Social Media

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Author : Benjamin Engström; [2023]
    Keywords : Akrasia; Weakness of will; Freedom of the Will; Addiction; Social Media Addiction; Dopamine; Dual system theory;

    Abstract : The concept of weakness of will, or Akrasia, relates to questions regarding the rationality of our choices. Philosophers such as Richard Holton and Alfred Mele have spearheaded the debate since the turn of the century, but quite recently arguments put forth by Nick Heather and Edmund Henden have catapulted the question into a subgenre between the medical, psychological, and philosophical fields. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Word for World is Forest : A multidisciplinary approach to teaching about genocide

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Marco Zalazar; [2023]
    Keywords : Genocide; Dehumanization; Peace Education; Le Guin; Cognitive Estrangement; Engaged Reading; Socratic Pedagogy;

    Abstract : The current position proposed as a possible antidote to future human conflicts is to educate our students about the horrific consequences of past atrocities. To this end, this research paper will examine the possibilities of teaching the students to recognize and reject dehumanizing attitudes in society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Are we prepared for eco-anxiety? A systematic review of eco-anxiety management responses and their compatibility with the mental-health application “Sensa”

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anisha Tibdewal; [2023]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Eco-anxiety management; AQAL Framework of Integral Theory; mobile mental health applications; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Many people are struggling with eco-anxiety, a chronic fear of environmental doom. Currently, eco-anxiety is managed through face-to-face psychotherapy, but with a lack of eco-anxiety psychology specialists, mobile mental-health applications bring new possibilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of qualification and experience in Greek Parallel Support: Teachers’ personal views A qualitative study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Adamantia Lamprini Lioliou; [2022-01-27]
    Keywords : parallel Support; teachers‘ perspective; teachers‘ qualifications; special education; experience;

    Abstract : Aim: This study attempts to identify notable differences in the implementation of Parallel Support (PS), given different levels of qualification and experience of teachers providing it. The wider aim is to explore those teaching attributes that may be most clearly associated with successful PS practices, by collecting and analyzing the perceptions of eight teachers with various types of qualification in special education, who are presently working or have worked in the PS provision. READ MORE