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Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Aaron Kerner and Jonathan Knapp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme Cinema surveys post-millennial trends in transnational cinema—particularly in its highly stylized treatment of explicit sex and violence. In many cases these cinematic embellishments skirt ... More


Torpor and hibernation

Andrew Clarke

in Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199551668
eISBN:
9780191847936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199551668.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

A diurnal (circadian) rhythm in body temperature is a widespread, and possibly universal, feature of endotherms. Some mammals and birds down-regulate their metabolic rate significantly by night, ... More


Environmental Assessment from a Neuropsychological Perspective

Rikard Küller

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental assessment is closely related to the impact environments make on people. Places that induce anxiety and stress in childhood may be regarded with dismay later in life. The relationship ... More


Conceptualization and Application: Psychological Processes in Environmental Cognition and Assessment

Gerald D. Weisman

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Effective research application has always been an important but illusive goal in environment-behavior research. However, the fact that we have not been entirely successful in realizing this goal ... More


Environmental Assessment Across the Life Span

Axia Giovanna and Erminielda Mainardi Peron

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Before trying to analyze environmental assessment throughout the life span, let us briefly consider what environmental assessment means. Craik (1971), for instance, distinguishes five kinds of ... More


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