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Training in Investigative Interviews of Children : Serious Gaming Paired with Feedback Improves Interview Quality
(Åbo Akademi University, 2018-03-27)
Interview quality (i.e., adherence to best practice) in alleged child sexual abuse (CSA) cases remains low. Training programs have been developed in order to tackle this problem. However, these programs are usually not ...
Explorations into working memory : Functional architecture, relationships with personality, and training mechanisms
(Åbo Akademi University, 2018-06-04)
Working memory (WM) is defined as a short-term memory system that handles the storage and processing of information that is currently active in the mind. It is thus crucial for conscious planning and predicts several ...
Not Only Bad Luck : Studies on Peer Victimization and Social Exclusion from a Multilevel Perspective
(Åbo Akademi University, 2018-09-28)
The purpose of this thesis was to examine the association between peer victimization and psychosocial adjustment at both individual and system levels. To this purpose, ethnographic reports from nomadic forager band societies ...
Studies in Working Memory : Reliability of Measurement, Psychological Correlates, and Malleability to Brain Stimulation
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-05-06)
Working memory (WM) refers to the temporary memory system that enables us to maintain and manipulate currently relevant information. As a key aspect of human cognition, it is associated with several other abilities and ...
Aspects of Mental Health in Adolescents and Female Prisoners in Present-Day Iran
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-02-22)
Memory for Emotion-Laden Words in Normal Aging : Valence-Arousal Interactions and Neuroanatomical Correlates
(Åbo Akademi University, 2018-12-14)
Verbal Working Memory Training in Health and Disease : Outcomes and Underlying Mechanisms
(Åbo Akademi University, 2018-12-17)
Physical Punishment, Aggression, Victimization and Cyberbullying among Iranian Adolescents
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-06-14)
The studies in the current thesis investigated adolescent aggressive behavior and victimization from peer aggression (Studies I and II), cyber bullying (Study III), and peaceful conflict resolution (Study IV) in school ...
Low Intensity Intimate Partner Aggression, Physical Punishment, and Street Children : A Vicious Circle of Domestic Aggression in South Suda
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-06-05)
Aims. The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate aspects of domestic aggression, in particular intimate partner aggression and physical punishment of children, and their concomitants, in South Sudan. One sub-aim was ...
Occupational Stress and Burnout among University Teachers in Pakistan and Finland
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-06-13)
Objective: The overall aim of the thesis is to investigate occupational stress and burnout among university teachers in a developing country (Pakistan) and a developed country (Finland). Secondary aims are to explore ...