Search for dissertations about: "compensatory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 222 swedish dissertations containing the word compensatory.

  1. 1. Decision Strategies Something Old, Something New, and Something Borrowed

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholms University

    Author : Neda Kerimi; Henry Montgomery; James Shanteau; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Decision strategies; inference; preference; compensatory; non-compensatory; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In this thesis, some old decision strategies are investigated and a new one that furthers our understanding of how decisions are made is introduced. Three studies are presented. In Study I and II, strategies are investigated in terms of inferences and in Study III, strategies are investigated in terms of preferences. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Shaken Self on Shopping Consumer Threats and Compensatory Consumption

    University dissertation from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Tobias Otterbring; Per Kristensson; Michael Dahlén; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; threat-compensation effects; compensatory consumption; belief-behavior inconsistencies; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In a series of experiments, with a total sample of over 2,400 participants, this thesis investigates how various threats that customers may encounter influence the customers’ subsequent purchase and choice behaviors. Furthermore, this thesis examines whether individuals’ predicted behaviors in certain consumer contexts are congruent with customers’ actual behaviors in these very contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working conditions, compensatory strategies, and recovery

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Klas Gustafsson; Gunnar Aronsson; Bo Melin; Terry Hartig; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; recovery; compensatory strategies; working conditions; self-ratings; vacation; validation; sickness presenteeism; sickness absence; work organization; health; allostatic load; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to study and identify working conditions related to different types of compensatory strategies and to examine the relations between such strategies and recovery. Compensatory strategies refer to how people act in order to handle a great amount of work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mechanisms of Adaptation to Deformylase Inhibitors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Zorzet; Dan Andersson; Paul Rainey; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antibiotic resistance; compensatory evolution; compensatory mutations; protein synthesis; initiation factor 2; initiator tRNA; formylation; peptide deformylase inhibitors; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Bacteriology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Bakteriologi; Mikrobiologi; Microbiology; Biokemi; Biochemistry; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem on a global scale. Increasing numbers of bacteria resistant toward one or multiple antibiotics could return us to the high mortality rates for infectious diseases of the pre-antibiotic era. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biased Evolution Causes and Consequences

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gerrit Brandis; Diarmaid Hughes; Erik Böttger; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Evolution; Codon usage bias; Post-transcriptional regulation; Recombination; Inversion; EF-Tu; Frameshift suppression; Antibiotic resistance; Rifampicin; Ciprofloxacin; Compensatory evolution; Drug efflux; RNA polymerase; DNA gyrase; Mikrobiologi; Microbiology;

    Abstract : In evolution alternative genetic trajectories can potentially lead to similar phenotypic outcomes. However, certain trajectories are preferred over others. These preferences bias the genomes of living organisms and the underlying processes can be observed in ongoing evolution. READ MORE