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Processing Constraints on Learning

Rebecca Gómez

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses three types of processing constraints on learning. The first type arises from the learning process itself. The other two constraints arise from two naturally occurring memory ... More


Evolutionary epistemology

Henry Plotkin

in Evolutionary Worlds without End

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199544950
eISBN:
9780191594366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544950.003.004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The relationship between individual knowledge gain and evolution is considered; the notion of Kant's a prioris is reconsidered in the light of the notion that individual learning is itself an ... More


Making management accounting intelligible

Hanno Roberts

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how existing managerial accounting mechanisms and conceptual frameworks can be brought to bear on the coordination and integration of (accumulated and generated) knowledge. The ... More


Building Innovative Capabilities in Latecomer Emerging Market Firms: Some Key Issues

Martin Bell and Paulo N. Figueiredo

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter draws on previous research to set the context for the new empirical studies in subsequent chapters. It opens by elaborating on basic ideas about latecomer firms, catching up, and ... More


Latent inhibition as reduced associability

Geoffrey Hall

in Perceptual and Associative Learning

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521822
eISBN:
9780191706677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521822.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A further consequence of repeated presentation of a stimulus is that the stimulus is only learned about slowly when it is subsequently employed as the conditioned stimulus in a classical conditioning ... More


Learning and Wanting

Carolyn Price

in Functions in Mind: A Theory of Intentional Content

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242009
eISBN:
9780191696992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242009.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter considers two ways in which it is possible to advance beyond the minimal intentional systems described in the previous chapters. It analyses who the learning process generates ... More


Assuring successful lifelong learning: can neuroscience provide the key?

Christiane Spiel, Barbara Schober, Petra Wagner, and Monika Finsterwald

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0087
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

The use of the term ‘neuro’ in scientific contexts has become more and more popular. Many politicians and practitioners, especially in the field of education, seem to believe that scientific work ... More


The evolving alliance

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen B. Tallman

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Partnerships are established through the relationships of companies that adopt their own dynamic and may be affected by various external changes on both the alliance and their parent companies. A ... More


A review of the evidence: Effects of problem-based learning on students and graduates of Maastricht medical school

Henk Schmidt

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Opinions differ as to whether problem-based learning (PBL) is an effective form of education. Some argue that, contrary to expectation, PBL has failed to promote in students higher levels of ... More


Pedagogical communication in the music classroom

Charles Byrne

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the ways in which music teachers communicate with pupils in secondary music classrooms while engaged in music making, teaching, and learning. It first considers some ideas ... More


Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Duane Rumbaugh and David Washburn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

What is animal intelligence? In what ways is it similar to human intelligence? Many behavioral scientists have realized that animals can be rational, can think in abstract symbols, can understand and ... More


Musical development and education

Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves

in The Social and Applied Psychology of Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567424
eISBN:
9780191693656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567424.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the vast and interrelated topics of developmental social psychology of music and music education. This chapter has two broad sections: the approach adopted in the chapter to ... More


Learning and Incentive Systems in Japanese Industry

Kazuo Koike

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the character and content of workers' skills on the shop-floor in production workshops and makes clear the learning process in which the skills are formed. It also delves into ... More


Working with Memory

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195141740
eISBN:
9780199865741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141740.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter begins by summarizing the anatomy of the prefrontal cortex. It then reviews the functional role of the prefrontal cortex, including a consideration of whether the prefrontal area is ... More


Concluding Remarks

Leonardo Morlino

in Changes for Democracy: Actors, Structures, Processes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199572533
eISBN:
9780191731082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572533.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The four key theoretical mechanisms that came out of the entire research are recalled and the prospects for future research on the field are proposed. Finally, the issue of what policy ... More


Training a Total Performer:: Four Skills and Five Canons

Eugenio Barba

in The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the learning process which will offer a social and theatrical context for the further investigation of jingju performances. It discusses the importance of “basic techniques” ... More


‘Mie new London Companions for Italian and French’: modern language learning in Elizabethan England

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines how teachers of Italian language in England encouraged their private students and readers alike to attempt translation exercises both from and into the target language as an ... More


Neural bases of recognition memory investigated through an analysis of imprinting

GABRIEL HORN

in Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Visual imprinting leads to changes in a nervous system that may not have been marked by previous visual experience, and so encourages the hope of discovering the neural bases of the learning process. ... More


Syntactic development, its input and output

Anat Ninio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565962
eISBN:
9780191725616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565962.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book places the syntactic learning process under close scrutiny. The focus of the book is on the characteristics of linguistic input and the resultant output, which, the book shows, do not ... More


What Transitions to Democracy?

Leonardo Morlino

in Changes for Democracy: Actors, Structures, Processes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199572533
eISBN:
9780191731082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572533.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

In addition to providing a definition of regime change and its key features the chapter shows the characteristics of ‘first’ transitions and installations. The subsequent transitions are also ... More


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