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  • The effects of sound propagation and avoidance behaviour on naval sonar levels received by cetaceans 

    Wensveen, Paul J. (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
    The use of active sonar is deemed to be essential for naval operations, but its potential impact on marine life has raised concerns worldwide. In a risk-assessment framework, characterisation of risk of harm is accomplished ...
  • Food preference and copying behaviour in zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata 

    Guillette, Lauren; Morgan, Kate; Hall, Zachary Jonas; Bailey, Ida Elizabeth; Healy, Susan Denise (2014-11) - Journal article
    As a social species zebra finches might be expected to copy the food choices of more experienced conspecifics. This prediction has been tested previously by presenting observers with two demonstrator birds that differ in ...
  • Measuring tax complexity 

    Ulph, David Tregear (University of St Andrews, 2014-12) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper critically examines a number of issues relating to the measurement of tax complexity. It starts with an analysis of the concept of tax complexity, distinguishing tax design complexity and operational complexity. ...
  • Proscriptive versus prescriptive morality : Two faces of moral regulation 

    Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie; Sheikh, Sana; Hepp, Sebastian (2009-03) - Journal article
    A distinction is made between two forms of morality on the basis of approach–avoidance differences in self-regulation. Prescriptive morality is sensitive to positive outcomes, activation-based, and focused on what we should ...
  • The "shoulds" and "should nots" of moral emotions : A self-regulatory perspective on shame and guilt 

    Sheikh, Sana; Janoff-Bulman, Ronnie (2010-02) - Journal article
    A self-regulatory framework for distinguishing between shame and guilt was tested in three studies. Recently, two forms of moral regulation based on approach versus avoidance motivation have been proposed in the literature. ...