Cognitive, affective and environmental characteristics required in varous engineering fields

Özar, M. Miraç


Cognitive, perceptual-motor and social factors in tool making in children
Gönül, Gökhan; Çakır, Murat Perit; Department of Cognitive Sciences (2018)
Children are proficient tool users; however, pre-school children are not proficient in every aspect of tool-related behaviors, in particular tool making. Considering the cognitive and social abilities of humans, this thesis ultimately aims to provide a new way of looking at human tool making. In addition, it is aimed to find facilitative factors in the process of tool making in children. Based on these motivations, five experiments were conducted using the ‘hook task’, in which children could make a hook sh...
Cognitive and computational aspects of gender estimation from faces
Balcı, M. Koray; Atalay, Volkan; Tekman, Hasan Gürkan; Department of Cognitive Sciences (2002)
The aim of this work is to propose a computationally feasible and cognitively plausible model for face processing, and to develop a system for gender estima tion from face images. For this purpose, we propose a general face processing model that encapsulates all face-specific tasks. The model is inspired by the find ings from cognitive studies. We implement the core of the whole model which uses Principal Component Analysis (PCA) procedure and develop a classifier for gender estimation. As classifier, we im...
Cognitive and affective constituents of the consumption experience in retail service settings: effects on store loyalty
Alan, Alev Kocak; Kabadayi, Ebru Tumer; Yılmaz, Cengiz (2016-12-01)
Based largely on the recently growing experiential marketing stream, this study explores the joint effects of cognitive assessments of and emotional responses to service experiences on store loyalty in a retail service setting. Experience-related cognitions and store-related cognitions based on evaluations of the service experience, as well as the subsequent positive and negative emotional responses on the part of the customers, are modeled and investigated in terms of effects on store loyalty. Empirical da...
Cognitive defusion versus experiential avoidance in the reduction of smoking behaviour: an experimental and preliminary investigation
Hooper, Nic; Dack, Charlotte; Karekla, Maria; Niyazi, Asli; McHugh, Louise (2018-01-01)
Background: Brief procedures that reduce smoking behaviour may be useful in reaching the many people that do not seek help for smoking addiction.Objectives: The current study aimed to determine if one component of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), cognitive defusion, could be useful in reducing smoking behaviour in a sample of students.Methods: The study employed a between-subjects three-arm design. For one week, participants were asked to reduce their cigarette consumption. To aid them in their redu...
Hooper, Nic; McHugh, Louise (The Psychological Record, 2013-12-01)
Recent research suggests that attempting to avoid unwanted psychological events is maladaptive. Contrastingly, cognitive defusion, which is an acceptance-based method for managing unwanted thoughts, may provide a plausible alternative. The current study was designed to compare defusion and experiential avoidance as strategies for coping with unwanted thoughts during a learned helplessness preparation. Before entering the learned helplessness preparation, participants were provided with 1 of 3 instructions: ...
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M. M. Özar, “Cognitive, affective and environmental characteristics required in varous engineering fields,” Middle East Technical University, 1992.