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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


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


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


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


The Frustrating Equation

Juan Uriagereka

in Spell‐Out and the Minimalist Program

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593521
eISBN:
9780191731402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593521.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces dynamical frustration and suggests a role for it in the neurophysiological substrate of language. To explore this possibility, linguistic structuring it presented from 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


Theory of Contract Performance

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/9780195371604.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The nature of contract is most accurately revealed when under stress. This chapter will pursue the theoretical question in five particularly stress inducing categories: unconscionability, excuse, ... More


A Woman’s Republic

David Strand

in An Unfinished Republic: Leading by Word and Deed in Modern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267367
eISBN:
9780520948747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267367.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The 1911 Revolution and the institution of the Republic stimulated the entry of thousands of women into national and local politics. In the urgent aftermath of the 1911 Revolution, suffragist and ... More


Constraints, Fears, Frustrations

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the setbacks and frustrations that enveloped the research team after the excursion to Chkalovskiy rayon; identifies some barriers to their research, such as the lack of data; ... More


Plays: Modeling Frustration and Anger

Steven J. Brams

in Game Theory and the Humanities: Bridging Two Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015226
eISBN:
9780262295932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015226.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the negative emotion of frustration, which arises from being “prevent[ed] from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire.”. It analyzes the generic Frustration Game, ... More


Excuses for Non-performance: Duress, Unconscionability, Mistake, Misrepresentation, Frustration, and Discharge for Breach

Stephen A. Smith

in Contract Theory

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765615
eISBN:
9780191695308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765615.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines ‘excuses for non-performance’ recognized in the common law of contract. It discusses the doctrines of duress, unconscionability, mistake, frustration, and discharge for breach. ... More


The Doctrine of Good Faith in German Contract Law

Werner F Ebke and Bettina M Steinhauer

in Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265788
eISBN:
9780191682964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses contract law as set forth in the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch). The first part focuses on the judicially created cause of action of breach of contract. The second ... More


Conclusion

Erik Gray

in The Art of Love Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

The brief conclusion reflects on the fact that love and poetry both grapple with the impossibility of ever fully knowing or communicating with another person. Yet both also depend on that ... More


The self triumphant

Rhodri Hayward

in Resisting History: Religious Transcendence and the Invention of the Unconscious

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074141
eISBN:
9781781700778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074141.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The twentieth-century Pentecost, the Welsh Revival of 1904–5, was the last flourish of mass resistance to the triumph of the historicist perspective. For a brief moment, the new rules of historical ... More


What Goods Mean in Cuba

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on the means of obtaining goods and information about goods in the late-socialist era: state-issued brand-name goods and goods in a state of shortage. It describes the role of ... More


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