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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 ...
Verbal and Non-verbal Communication as Evolutionary Restraint Mechanisms for Nonkilling Conflict Management
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-03-15)
Across species, unrestrained aggression among con-specifics has been strongly selected against due to increased fitness costs, making intraspecific lethality relatively rare or atypical. Evolutionary selection has instead ...
Social Suffering and Healing Among the Rwandan Diaspora in Finland and Belgium
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-03-29)
The Rwandan people encountered genocide against Tutsis in 1994. The ethnic cleansing led to the exile of many Rwandan people and the constitution of diasporic communities in Africa, Europe, Australia and Northern America. ...
Aspects of Mental Health in Adolescents and Female Prisoners in Present-Day Iran
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-02-22)
The Right to Democracy in the Age of Global Constitutionalism
(Åbo Akademis förlag - Åbo Akademi University Press, 2019-02-01)
This thesis aims to resolve the puzzling standing of democracy in international law. To date, international lawyers have been caught between the exceedingly careful approach, by either resisting to the notion of democracy ...
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 ...
Public attitudes towards the European Union : a study explaining the variations in public support towards the European Union within and between countries over time
(Åbo Akademis förlag - Åbo Akademi University Press, 2019-09-27)
Public attitudes towards the European Union (EU) have become increasingly important over time. This especially since the process of European integration has become widely considered as a political process affected by ...
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 ...
Genetic Vulnerability to Patterns of Interpersonal Victimization and Associated Psychiatric Comorbidity
(Åbo Akademi University, 2019-08-09)
Interpersonal victimization is a pervasive hardship for children and adults. Previous research has attempted to identify individual characteristics and environmental conditions that might predispose individuals to these ...