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Life Stages, Hormones, and Brain Remodeling: Adult Reproductive Life

Luis Miguel García-Segura

in Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter considers a few selected examples of interactions of hormonal changes with brain plasticity in adult reproductive life. It briefly examines hormonal and brain plastic modifications ... More


A life course approach to women’s health: does the past predict the present?

Diana Kuh and Rebecca Hardy

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with an overview of the central themes of this book. It then introduces life course epidemiology, which is the study of the contribution of biological and social factors acting ... More


Adult outcomes and integration into society

Chris Stinton and Patricia Howlin

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0036
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of outcomes in adult life for individuals with Williams syndrome (WS), focusing on areas such as physical and mental health, social outcomes, and cognitive and ... More


Love Dramas

Louise Barnett

in Jonathan Swift in the Company of Women

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188660
eISBN:
9780199851065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188660.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Swift's general censure of women as a frolicsome sex offers a context for his praise of the two women with whom he had lasting and admiring relationships, Stella and Vanessa. In fact, he praises the ... More


Adult Lives

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the adult lives of activists during the 1980s and 1990s, analyzing the ways that libertarians and leftists followed different trajectories from traditionalists in terms of ... More


Social Policy and the Transition to Adulthood: Toward Stronger Institutions and Individual Capacities

Richard A. Settersten Jr.

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the intersection between early adult development and social policy in the spheres of work, education, and family. In particular, it asks how social policies and institutions ... More


The wider outcomes of schools as societies

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at how education and experiences at school can influence outcomes and attributes other than cognitive attainment. After all, while attainment is important, it is only one possible ... More


On the Frontier of Adulthood: Emerging Themes and New Directions

Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., Rubén G. Rumbaut, and Richard A. Settersten Jr.

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Shifts in culture and society worked together to define adolescence as a meaningful life period separate from childhood and adulthood. Similar forces are at work today to make early adulthood a ... More


Rethinking the relationship

John Field

in Social capital and lifelong learning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter briefly discusses some of Northern Ireland's distinctive characteristics, with a view to establishing the limitations that these might impose on the wider relevance of this study on ... More


Early lives: prodigies and non-prodigies

Michael J. A. Howe

in Genius and the Mind: Studies of Creativity and Temperament

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523734
eISBN:
9780191688997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523734.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter analyses whether the early child life of a genius is a direct reflection of the creative achievements in adult life, through the contrasting childhood and adolescence life of four ... More


Picking Up The Pieces: The 1970s

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter outlines the pathways of activists during the 1970s as they emerged from the 1960s and entered adult life. Traditionalists traveled an easier road than did leftists or libertarians at ... More


Frances Burney's Mechanics of Coming Out

in The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Frances Burney' novels—Evelina (1778), Cecilia (1782), and Camilla (1796), in particular—focus on the period in women's lives as they move from childhood into adult life and present themselves ... More


J. M. Barrie’s Eternal Narcissist: Peter Pan

Richard Locke

in Critical Children: The Use of Childhood in Ten Great Novels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157834
eISBN:
9780231527996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157834.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan (1904). The literary and biographical origin of Peter Pan is Barrie's memoir of his mother, Margaret Ogilvy (1896), where he narrates his mother's ... More


. Called For and Delivered ~ June 1898–February 1933 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the gifts that would turn Eunice Waymon into Nina Simone; they were apparent by the time Nina was three, though the passions, the mood swings, and the ferocious intensity that ... More


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