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Developmental Methods for Studying Social Learning

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes developmental methods for studying social learning. Developmental approaches can be broadly divided into two types. The first type includes approaches that involve collecting ... More


Procedures

Henry A. Murray

in Explorations in Personality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305067
eISBN:
9780199894253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305067.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the procedures that were used in studying the last two groups of subjects (Groups III and IV). It adds that a preliminary investigation was conducted wherein the subjects ... More


At the Dawn of Modernity: Biology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

David Levine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220584
eISBN:
9780520923676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Looking at a neglected period in the social history of modernization, this book investigates the centuries that followed the year 1000, when a new kind of society emerged in Europe. New commercial ... More


The Social Course of Epilepsy: Chronic Illness as Social Experience in Interior China

Arthur Kleinman

in Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209657
eISBN:
9780520919471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209657.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses epilepsy and chronic illness as social experience in interior China, first addressing the fact that epilepsy is a relatively new focus for research in international health. It ... More


Is Taiwan Chinese?: The Impact of Culture, Power, and Migration on Changing Identities

Melissa Brown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231818
eISBN:
9780520927940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231818.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The “one China” policy officially supported by the People's Republic of China, the United States, and other countries asserts that there is only one China and Taiwan is a part of it. The debate over ... More


Individuals, families and relationships

Richard Olsen and Harriet Clarke

in Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter addresses the importance of looking at parenting and disability as involving sets of relationships between family members, as well as promoting parental choice and control. It emphasises ... More


Negotiating Collective Memories and Social Experiences

Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

in Rebuilding the Ancestral Village: Singaporeans in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028818
eISBN:
9789882207332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028818.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the Singapore Chinese remember their ancestral village and how their collective memories and early social experiences have played a large role in their way of looking at ... More


Patronage, Human and Divine: The Social Dynamics of Theodoret's Christology

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the relation between Theodoret of Cyrrhus' performances of patronage and his teachings about Christ. It explains that Theodoret presented Christ as a mediator between God and ... More


What's in a Name?: Culture, Identity, and the “Taiwan Problem”

Melissa J. Brown

in Is Taiwan Chinese?: The Impact of Culture, Power, and Migration on Changing Identities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231818
eISBN:
9780520927940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231818.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the context of the debate between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China over Taiwan's identity and future. It discusses the issues of culture and identity, and explores ... More


Language Pathways into the Community of Minds

Katherine Nelson

in Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195159912
eISBN:
9780199847150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159912.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reconceptualizes the acquisition of a “theory of mind” as entering into a “community of minds,” where language plays a central role. This reconceptualization is necessary, the chapter ... More


Opportunities and challenges of a global profession: an international perspective

Karen Lyons

in Transnational Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges of a Global Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333364
eISBN:
9781447333401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333364.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents material about the international context within which social work has developed. Social work is a global profession but one which shows considerable variation in its history, ... More


Maternal Influences on Development, Social Relationships, and Survival Behaviors

Jill M. Mateo

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter presents an overview of potential maternal effects on behavioral development, including pre- and postnatal effects of social experiences, stress, and seasonality on the expression of ... More


Emotion and Learning: New Approaches to the Old Nature-Nurture Debate

Seth D. Pollak

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter suggests that current advances in the neurobiology of learning are a fruitful way to examine the mechanisms that underlie children's acquisition of social skills. An exciting current ... More


Contextual Sensitivity and Bird Song: A Basis for Social Life

Martine Hausberger, Laurence Henry, Benoît Testé, and Stéphanie Barbu

in Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151214
eISBN:
9780262281027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151214.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents evidence from songbirds of evolutionary convergence with certain features of the vocal flexibility found in humans, addresses human communication skills as a reference, and ... More


Friends and Neighbours

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at some of the most basic social relationships; the ways in which people relate to other people within their local area. This proves difficult to generalise, because of the great ... More


Conclusion

in Staying Italian: Urban Change and Ethnic Life in Postwar Toronto and Philadelphia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770741
eISBN:
9780226770765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770765.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book has explored the dynamics of social life in Toronto's Little Italy and Italian South Philadelphia, showing that Italian ethnicity happened differently in the two neighborhoods after World ... More


Cultural Preferences, Christianity, and the Street

Mwenda Ntarangwi

in The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040061
eISBN:
9780252098260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040061.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the basis for the “disconnect” between the church and the street and how Juliani's work brings them together. Juliani, this chapter argues, provides an important bridge for the ... More


. A Scanner Darkly: Postmodern Society and the End of Difference

Christopher Palmer

in Philip K. Dick: Exhilaration and Terror of the Postmodern

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236184
eISBN:
9781781380659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236184.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the novel, A Scanner Darkly (1977). The novel offers the most thorough conspectus of the nature of postmodern society, with emphasis on the social. It is not the dissolution of ... More


Repetition: The Logic of Pattern

Graeme Were

in Lines That Connect: Rethinking Pattern and Mind in the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833848
eISBN:
9780824870454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833848.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the formation, management, and transmission of pattern as it is incarnated in social processes in the Pacific. It does so through an investigation of how pattern becomes ... More


Introduction

in Staying Italian: Urban Change and Ethnic Life in Postwar Toronto and Philadelphia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770741
eISBN:
9780226770765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770765.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

South Philadelphia and Toronto's Little Italy are two Italian neighborhoods that offer intriguing sites for the consideration of urban community in the United States. At the close of World War II, ... More


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