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Imaging Applications to Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Trials

Martin Niethammer and Andrew Feigin

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0119
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

This chapter reviews the role of neuroimaging in PD clinical trials to investigate both symptomatic and potential disease-modifying therapies. While clinical ratings are typically used as the primary ... More


Freedom and Determinism

Timothy O'Connor

in Persons and Causes: The Metaphysics of Free Will

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153743
eISBN:
9780199867080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515374X.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The author considers the modal, or ”consequence,” argument for the incompatibility of free will and determinism. He diagnoses the defects in van Inwagen's original formulation of the Beta principle ... More


Organization of the Endocrine System

Sergio R. Ojeda and William J. Kovacs

in Textbook of Endocrine Physiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744121
eISBN:
9780197563045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744121.003.0004
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

Multicellular organisms are endowed with coordinating systems that regulate and integrate the function of the different cells composing these organisms. Two main interacting systems perform this ... More


Mechanisms of Hormone Action

Stephen R. Hammes and Carole R. Mendelson

in Textbook of Endocrine Physiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744121
eISBN:
9780197563045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744121.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

The capacity of a cell to respond to a particular hormone depends on the presence of cellular receptors specific for that hormone. After binding hormone, the receptor is biochemically and ... More


College and Beyond

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on Jerry Herman's experience in college and after his graduation. It explains that Herman's education at the University of Miami taught him various aspects of the theater ... More


Emerson and “The American Scholar”

Denis Donoghue

in The American Classics: A Personal Essay

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107814
eISBN:
9780300133783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107814.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Ralph Waldo Emerson's 1837 annual Phi Beta Kappa Lecture titled “The American Scholar.” It explains that Emerson spoke about the conditions and influences which bear upon the ... More


Emerson at Harvard

Joel Porte

in Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104462
eISBN:
9780300130577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104462.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Ralph Waldo Emerson's time at Harvard College. It discusses the Emerson's literary apprenticeship at Harvard, his view on the literary scene and the tendency of Harvard men to ... More


Traumatic Brain Injury

Vani Rao

in Psychiatric Aspects of Neurologic Diseases: Practical approaches to patient care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195309430
eISBN:
9780197562451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195309430.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant cause of disability in the United States, with an incidence of about 1.5 million cases per year (National Institutes of Health Consensus Development ... More


Headaches and Chronic Pain

Michael R. Clark

in Psychiatric Aspects of Neurologic Diseases: Practical approaches to patient care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195309430
eISBN:
9780197562451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195309430.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Pain has been defined as ‘‘an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage’’ (Lindblom et al., 1986). Table ... More


Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions

Christopher O. Oriakhi

in Chemistry in Quantitative Language: Fundamentals of General Chemistry Calculations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198867784
eISBN:
9780191904509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867784.003.0024
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Quantum and Theoretical Chemistry

Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions gives an overview of nuclear chemistry with emphasis on radioactive decay, binding energy and nuclear stability. Modes of radioactive decay are discussed, along ... More


Flower induction beyond Arabidopsis thaliana

Beverley Glover

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering, Second Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199661596
eISBN:
9780191779473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661596.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Arabidopsis is an excellent model for analysis of the floral transition, because it is responsive to so many variables. While not all plants respond to all of photoperiod, vernalization, gibberellins ... More


The Black History Movement during the Depression

David A. Varel

in The Scholar and the Struggle: Lawrence Reddick's Crusade for Black History and Black Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660967
eISBN:
9781469660981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660967.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Reddick’s pioneering work in the fledgling field of black history. During the 1930s, Reddick worked as a professor of history at Kentucky State College and Dillard University, ... More


Cold War Civil Rights in Atlanta

David A. Varel

in The Scholar and the Struggle: Lawrence Reddick's Crusade for Black History and Black Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660967
eISBN:
9781469660981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660967.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains how the Cold War, and especially the Red Scare, shaped Reddick’s actions while serving as the chief librarian of Atlanta University from 1948 to 1955, where he worked with ... More


Exchange-Traded Funds and the New Dynamics of Investing

Ananth N. Madhavan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190279394
eISBN:
9780190279424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279394.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book is about the quiet transformation of asset management through the rise of passive or index investing. A closely related phenomenon is the rise of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). An ETF is an ... More


Airlines: Come Fly With Me

Raj Chari

in Life After Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199658312
eISBN:
9780191798214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658312.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The first section of this chapter analyses the history, privatization, and M&A of the five airlines studied—Air France, Lufthansa (Germany), British Airways, Iberia (Spain), and Alitalia. The second ... More


Automobiles: Get It In Gear

Raj Chari

in Life After Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199658312
eISBN:
9780191798214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658312.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The first section of this chapter analyses the history, privatization, and M&A of the five automobile companies studied—Volkswagen (Germany), Renault (France), Jaguar (UK), SEAT (Spain), and Alfa ... More


Electricity: Powering Up

Raj Chari

in Life After Privatization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199658312
eISBN:
9780191798214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658312.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The first section of this chapter analyses the history, privatization, and M&A of the five electricity companies studied—EDF (France), E.ON (Germany), SSE (UK), Endesa (Spain), and ENEL (Italy). The ... More


Virtual Reality Applications for Neuropsychological Assessment in the Military: HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS, CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Joe Edwards and Thomas D. Parsons

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Neuropsychological assessment has a long history in the United States military and has played an essential role in ensuring the mental health and operational readiness of service members since ... More


Transition to a New Era

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0020
Subject:
Education, History of Education

We have already noted among the crosscurrents of the postwar decade assimilative tendencies that ran counter to a key impulse of the Catholic Revival— the drive to build a distinctive Catholic ... More


Love and Will

Robert H. Abzug

in Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

This chapter juxtaposes the enormous success of May’s bestselling Love and Will, published in fall 1969, thrusting him into even greater public notice, and the fact that in the same year he and ... More


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