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The Life of an Absent-minded Professor

Iain McLean

in Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623525
eISBN:
9780748672110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623525.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter introduces the life of Adam Smith as an absent-minded professor. Smith became absent-minded as he grew up. The events of his quiet life give vital clues as to how and why he shaped the ... More


Rudyard Kipling 1897–1899

Sarah LeFanu

in Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter opens with the involvement of Cecil Rhodes in the failed Jameson Raid of 1895; on Kipling’s second visit to South Africa in 1898 he saw a great deal of Rhodes, travelling with him to the ... More


On the Use of Virtual Reality as an Outcome Measure in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Diana Jovanovski and Konstantine K. Zakzanis

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/9780190234737.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Despite the prevalence of executive dysfunction across multiple neurological and psychiatric conditions, there have been few validated rehabilitative interventions targeting it. One intervention ... More


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