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Knowing Body, Moving Mind: Ritualizing and Learning at Two Buddhist Centers

Patricia Q. Campbell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793822
eISBN:
9780199914531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book investigates ritualizing and learning at introductory meditation classes at two Buddhist centers in Toronto, Canada. The centers, Friends of the Heart and Chandrakirti, are led and attended ... More


Locomotor Training: Principles and Practice

Susan Harkema, PhD, Andrea Behrman, PhD, PT, and Hugues Barbeau, PhD

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195342086
eISBN:
9780199897063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342086.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

Locomotor training is an emerging rehabilitation intervention for recovery of function after neurologic injury or disease and the physiological basis and scientific evidence supporting its use is ... More


Feelings: The Perception of Self

James D. Laird

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Feelings argues for the counter-intuitive idea that feelings do not cause behavior, but rather follow from behavior, and are, in fact, the way that we know about our own bodily states ... More


Pakistan

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes and tests the sources of Pakistan's nuclear postures. It shows that the country's choices, and the timing of its shift from a catalytic to an asymmetric escalation posture, are ... More


Conclusion

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reiterates the findings explored in this book and discusses their implications. In doing so, the chapter stresses the significance of the posited optimization theory. This theory is the ... More


De Partibus Animalium IV.10 686a31

Pavel Gregoric

in Aristotle on the Common Sense

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In PA IV.10 Aristotle explains the upright posture of human beings with reference to physiological factors that determine the abilities to think and behave intelligently. A detailed interpretation ... More


Anticipatory Control of Voluntary Action: Merging the Ideas of Equilibrium-point Control and Synergic Control

Mark L. Latash

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter presents an overview of two major developments in the field of motor control: the referent configuration hypothesis (equilibrium-point hypothesis) and the theory of synergies (using the ... More


Control of Equilibrium in Humans: Sway over Sway

Marcos Duarte, Sandra M. S. F. Freitas, and Vladimir Zatsiorsky

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Evidence suggests that during standing, humans maintain their posture not about a fixed point but about a position that, in turn, is also moving. Studies of natural (unconstrained) prolonged upright ... More


Significance of Muscle Proprioceptive and Vestibulospinal Reflexes in the Control of Human Posture

Michael Trippel, Gerhard A. Horstmann, and Volker Dietz

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0088
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The vestibular system plays an important role in the stabilization of human stance. The purpose of this study is to clarify which receptors and mechanisms are involved in the regulation of posture. ... More


Introduction

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter lays out the volume's main arguments in brief. Contrary to the usual focus on superpowers and Cold War nuclear competition, the chapter proposes a different dynamic. It asks what ... More


The Sources of Regional Power Nuclear Postures: Posture Optimization Theory

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies three main types of regional power nuclear postures, arrayed across a spectrum of capabilities and deployment procedures. This theory, the Posture Optimization Theory, ... More


South Africa

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces South Africa's nuclear posture—how it intended to operationalize and use its six nuclear devices—and explores the sources of that particular strategy. Since 1978, in a very ... More


Deterring Unequally I: A Large-<i>n</i> Analysis

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter tests the deterrent effect of regional power nuclear postures in a large-n statistical design to systematically analyze whether, on average, some nuclear postures deter conflict better ... More


Deterring Unequally II: Regional Power Nuclear Postures and Crisis Behavior

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter probes questions regarding how nuclear weapons or nuclear postures affect crisis dynamics, by examining whether there is variation in states' decisions to escalate or de-escalate a ... More


Orangutan positional behavior: Interspecific variation and ecological correlates

Susannah K. S. Thorpe and Robin H. Crompton

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Successful foraging, reproductive, and predator avoidance strategies in orangutans rely on their ability to navigate the complex three-dimensional habitat of tropical rainforest canopy. This chapter ... More


The Match Between Natural Neuronal Properties and Stimulation-Evoked Movement

Michael S. A. Graziano

in The Intelligent Movement Machine: An Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326703
eISBN:
9780199864867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the match between neuronal properties and stimulation-evoked movement. It shows a three-way match between the properties of single neurons in motor cortex, the effects of ... More


The Movement Repertoire of Monkeys

Michael S. A. Graziano

in The Intelligent Movement Machine: An Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326703
eISBN:
9780199864867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the action repertoire of monkeys. It argues that either through evolution, experience, or both, the representation of movement in the motor cortex reflects the statistics of ... More


Zoo of Motor Synergies

Mark L. Latash

in Synergy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333169
eISBN:
9780199864195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333169.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

The fifth part of this book overviews a large number of synergies that have been studied. It starts with a review of kinematic synergies during such actions as quiet standing, sit-to-stand action, ... More


A Short Talk During Aazen

in Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219823
eISBN:
9780520936232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219823.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents a transcript of Suzuki Roshi's short talk presented during zazen on the morning of June 28, 1970, between the tenth and eleventh Sandokai talks. He begins by saying the ... More


The Flag of His Disposition: Whitman's Posture

Alan Marshall

in American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter one begins with a discussion of the envisioning of democracy in Tocqueville before embarking on a re‐examination of the role of vision in Whitman. It looks at how a certain dominant and ... More


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