Search for dissertations about: "Behavioural change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 swedish dissertations containing the words Behavioural change.

  1. 1. Seasonal change in defensive coloration in a shieldbug

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Aleksandra I. Johansen; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Shield bug; colour change; protective coloration; cryptic; aposematic; behavioural change; etologi; Ethology;

    Abstract : Protective coloration such as aposematism and crypsis occurs in many insects but only a few species alter their defensive strategy during the same instar. We hypothesize the adult shield bug Graphosoma lineatum with an alternating black and non-melanised longitudinal striation exhibit such a change in defensive coloration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Behavioural Medicine Perspectives for Change and Prediction of Oral Hygiene Behaviour Development and Evaluation of an Individually Tailored Oral Health Educational Program

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Birgitta Jönsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ODONTOLOGY; ODONTOLOGI; Behavioural medicine; oral health education; Periodontitis; tailored treatment; self-efficacy.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about a behavioural medicine approach in periodontal treatment and oral hygiene self-care. The aim of this thesis was to develop, describe, and evaluate an individually tailored oral health educational program on oral hygiene behaviour and non-surgical periodontal treatment success, and to determine factors of importance for predicting oral hygiene behaviour. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of long-term access to ICT-mediated travel information services - Users’ assessments and reported behavioural changes

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Tor Skoglund; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ITS - Intelligent Transport Services and Systems; ICT-mediated traveller information; Navigation; Traffic information; Real-time information systems; Travel Planner; Co-modal Travel Planner; Multi-modal Travel Planner; Public transport; Transit; Behavioural change; Assessments; Action spaces;

    Abstract : Great optimism has for some time framed the potential effects that access to ICT-mediated travel information services (ICTIS) have on travellers. Little has however been known about real-life long-term effects of access to ICTIS. The aim of this thesis was thus to create a basis for understanding the role of ICTIS in urban transport of people. READ MORE

  4. 4. The heart of learning organizations exploring competence for change

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Thomas Hansson; [2000]
    Keywords : Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Organisational theory and leadership theory form complementary sides of the researched object. It is a shared belief that organisations must learn to adapt to the influence of society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the impacts of ICT-mediated services - The case of public transport traveller information

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Tor Skoglund; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Övrig informationsteknik; Other information technology; Teknik och social förändring; Technology and social change; ITS; Intelligent Transport Systems; ICT-mediated traveller information; Real-time information system; Travel Planner; Co-modal Travel Planner; Public transport; Transit; Behavioural change;

    Abstract : Transport is of fundamental importance to modern societies but adjustments are needed to improve the sustainability of the transport systems. Transport of people is an important part of the transport system but also regarding transport of people a shift is necessary from less to more sustainable transport patterns. READ MORE