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Institutions

Christopher K. Ansell

in Pragmatist Democracy: Evolutionary Learning as Public Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772438
eISBN:
9780199918997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772438.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the rich but fragmented tradition of Pragmatist institutionalism. This tradition shares a Pragmatist model of psychology, an emphasis on the interpretation and production of ... More


Linking sequence to function in drug design with ancestral sequence reconstruction

Janos T. Kodra, Marie Skovgaard, Dennis Madsen, and David A. Liberles

in Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199299188
eISBN:
9780191714979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299188.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Many bioactive peptides and proteins of pharmaceutical interest are found in animal venoms. Nature often reuses scaffolds within protein frameworks to develop new properties. The binding core of the ... More


Scaffolding for Religious Refinement in Adolescence

Lisa D. Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton

in A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753895
eISBN:
9780199894949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753895.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how three critical contexts of youth—family, peers, and religious institutions—can facilitate or pose barriers for religious refinement in adolescence. What appears to be the ... More


Do Early Social Cognition and Executive Function Predict Individual Differences in Preschoolers' Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior?

Claire Hughes and Rosie Ensor

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Family socio-economic status is a robust predictor of individual differences in early executive function (EF) (e.g., Hughes and Ensor, 2005), but it is not known whether variation in family ... More


Co-constructing Memories and Meaning over Time

Robyn Fivush

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers how time is conceptualized as a developmental process that occurs both within individuals and within socioemotional contexts that both shape and are shaped by what we remember. ... More


Procrastination and the Extended Will

Joseph Heath and Joel Anderson

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops an externalist understanding of procrastination and, in particular, of how our distributed will and its supportive social scaffolding enable us to keep procrastination in check ... More


Creating a Context for Children's Memory: The Importance of Parental Attachment Status, Coping, and Narrative Skill for Co-Constructing Meaning Following Stressful Experiences

Jessica McDermott Sales

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores how parent-child conversations about past stressful events may facilitate children's meaning-making following stressful events. It presents findings demonstrating the importance ... More


From Ritual to Spectacle: The Rise of the Penal Voyeur in Early Modern France

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

Through the beginning of the sixteenth century, executions often attracted large crowds of people who saw themselves as full participants in a ritual with profound spiritual meaning. With the first ... More


When the music is theirs: scaffolding young songwriters

Jackie Wiggins

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter presents a study of teacher-supported collaborative songwriting events which provides a context for the investigation of learner agency and teacher scaffolding in children's musical ... More


Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018548
eISBN:
9780262312172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018548.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Most of what humans do and experience is best understood in terms of dynamically unfolding interactions with the environment. Many philosophers and cognitive scientists now acknowledge the critical ... More


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