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Social Stress, Affect, and Neural Function in Adolescence

Erin B. McClure and Daniel S. Pine

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews the literature on mechanisms that underlie the onset and evolution of adolescent anxiety disorders as they relate to the development of anxiety in youth. It begins by examining ... More


Principles of Neural Design

Peter Sterling and Simon Laughlin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The human brain is far smarter than a supercomputer but requires 100,000-fold less energy and space. Such efficient information processing is governed by ten principles of design. These apply to the ... More


Information Processing: Rational and Irrational Transcended

E. N. Anderson

in Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

A large and probably increasing proportion of literature on the environment is based on the assumptions of rational choice theory. People are held to be almost ... More


Touch and Bodily Awareness

Matthew Fulkerson

in The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019965
eISBN:
9780262318471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019965.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter concerns how the sense of touch relates to the various forms of bodily awareness—including kinesthesis, proprioception, and the sense of agency. In particular, it addresses the question ... More


Dendritic Spines

Christof Koch

in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104912
eISBN:
9780197562338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104912.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Dendritic spines, sometimes also called dendritic thorns, are tiny, specialized protoplasmic protuberances that cover the surface of many neurons. First described by ... More


Computing with Neurons: A Summary

Christof Koch

in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104912
eISBN:
9780197562338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104912.003.0027
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

We now have arrived at the end of the book. The first 16 chapters dealt with linear and nonlinear cable theory, voltage-dependent ionic currents, the biophysical ... More


Introduction

Christof Koch

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104912
eISBN:
9780197562338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104912.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The brain computes! This is accepted as a truism by the majority of neuroscientists engaged in discovering the principles employed in the design and operation of ... More


Intelligent genomes

Anthony Trewavas

in Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199539543
eISBN:
9780191788291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539543.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Barbara McClintock’s identification of transposons heralded much new understanding of the complexity involved in the control of gene expression. Her information indicated that the cell is the master ... More


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