Search for dissertations about: "Cues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 330 swedish dissertations containing the word Cues.

  1. 1. Cues, Conformity, and Choice Architecture : Empirical Essays on Influence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mathias Ekström; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social interactions; Peer effects; Conformity; Status quo bias; Default option; Choice architecture; Altruism; Cues; Reputation; Behavioral economics; Field experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers summarized as follows. “Can Indifference Make the World Greener?” We test whether the default option can nudge people to save resources in a simple, non-dynamic, decision task with only two alternatives, and where people have been explicitly informed about the recommended course of action. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bird orientation: external cues and ecological factors

    University dissertation from Johan Bäckman, Animal ecology, Ecology Building, SE-22362 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Johan Bäckman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; tracking radar; Emlen funnel.; Animal ecology; Djurekologi; oscillatory orientation; roosting flight; scatter; concentration; heading; cue calibration; light dependent; magnetoreception; subcutaneous fat stores; body condition; energetics; geomagnetic field; visual cues; orientation; birds; migration;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Ett stort antal fåglar flyttar vår och höst mellan sina häckningsplatser hos oss i norr till “övervintringsområden”. Många flyttar över stora avstånd, till södra Europa eller till Afrika. Ofta är flyttfåglarnas mål väl definierat, det händer att en fågel häckar på exakt samma plats år efter år. READ MORE

  3. 3. Avian migration: the role of geomagnetic cues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Ian Henshaw; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; geomagnetic cues; orientation; food intake; fuel deposition; corticosterone; endogenous time program; bird migration; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; etologi; Ethology;

    Abstract : The regularity and scale of bird migrations has impressed mankind for generations. Birds rely on an inherited migratory program to guide them during the journey; however, recent evidence suggests that additional external cues are necessary. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predator-prey interactions in freshwater systems: The importance of chemical communication

    University dissertation from Kajsa Åbjörnsson, Limnology, Ecology Building, S-223 62 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Kajsa Åbjörnsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; marine biology; aquatic ecology; limnology; Marinbiologi; limnologi; akvatisk ekologi; Ecology; Ekologi; Hydrobiology; trophic cascades; non-lethal effects; benefits; costs; heredity; predator experience; alarmsubstances; dietary cues; amphibian larvae; invertebrates; visibility; fish; behaviour; Predator-prey; chemical cues;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Rovdjur påverkar strukturen och artsammansättningen i de flesta system. Både genom att äta upp bytesdjur och genom att inducera olika typer av försvar hos bytesdjuret kan rovdjur påverka andra organismer i systemet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facilitating participation A joint use of an interactive communication tool by children and professionals in healthcare situations

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Anna Stålberg; Mälardalens högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; children; child’ perspective; participation; phenomenography; interactive technology; participatory design approach; application; video observations; cues; hermeneutics; barn; barnets perspektiv; delaktighet; fenomenografi; interaktiv teknik; deltagarbaserad design; applikation; video-observationer; hint; hermeneutik; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Children’s right to participation in situations that matter to them is stated in law and convention texts and is emphasized by the children themselves in research studies, too. When actively involved, their perspective is visualized. Children’s use of interactive technology has increased considerably during the last decade. READ MORE