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A theory of the behavioural inhibition system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter presents the Behavioural Inhibition System (BIS) as mediating between a Fight-Flight-Freezing system (FFFS) that controls pure avoidance (of punishment or frustration), and a Behavioural ... More


London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Peter Hall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a unique collection of ordinary Londoners who, in their own voices, tell about ordinary London lives. Interviews with over a hundred people in eight localities, from inner-city ... More


OTHER MAGNETIC MOLECULES

Dante Gatteschi, Roberta Sessoli, and Jacques Villain

in Molecular Nanomagnets

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567530
eISBN:
9780191718298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567530.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter advocates other classes of magnetic molecules, which do not show SMM behaviour but are very interesting for their magnetic properties. The first class is referred to as the ferris wheel ... More


EMERGING TRENDS IN MOLECULAR NANOMAGNETISM

Dante Gatteschi, Roberta Sessoli, and Jacques Villain

in Molecular Nanomagnets

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567530
eISBN:
9780191718298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567530.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter deals with a few emerging areas, such as the idea of antiferromagnetic rings comprising an odd number of metal ions, which provide exciting examples of spin frustration effects. Another ... More


Narratives about Coping

David J. Bearison and Linda Granowetter

in The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

This chapter is the narrative heart of this book. It systematically portrays, via their narratives, how patients and parents cope with their anger, uncertainties and frustrations with end-of-life ... More


Families, Friends, and Hospital Practices

David J. Bearison and Linda Granowetter

in The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

This chapter is in two parts. The first part is about patient's and parent's narratives about what it is like for them interacting with their family and friendsaround the myriad issues that ... More


Sympathy and Subjectivity

Peter Carruthers

in Consciousness: Essays from a Higher-Order Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199277360
eISBN:
9780191602597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277362.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Shows that even if the mental states of non-human animals lack phenomenal properties, as some accounts of mental-state consciousness imply, this need not prevent those states from being appropriate ... More


Apotheosis

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the lives and works of Max Beerbohm and Enoch Soames. Max Beerbohm published an elegant and ingenious short story about literary fame in 1919, while Enoch Soames is a typical ... More


Spin glasses

Marc Mézard and Andrea Montanari

in Information, Physics, and Computation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198570837
eISBN:
9780191718755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570837.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes random magnetic systems, ‘spin glasses’, by special random ensembles of factor graphs. It also studies the glass phase, characterized by a freezing of the spins, in the ... More


Contract Performance Doctrine

Peter A. Alces

in A Theory of Contract Law: Empirical Insights and Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195371604
eISBN:
9780199893447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371604.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the canonical cases that have contributed to the portion of contract that may be included under the heading of “performance.” This is a broad category and includes limits on ... More


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