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Communication between hosts and social parasites

Davod R. Nash and Jacobus J. Boomsma

in Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

All parasites need to evade host defences to be successful. Social parasites, however, face unique challenges and opportunities. Their hosts are particularly well defended against intruders, but ... More


Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Graeme D. Ruxton, Tom N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The book discusses the diversity of mechanisms by which prey can avoid or survive attacks by predators, both from ecological and evolutionary perspectives. There is a particular focus on sensory ... More


COLOR AND PATTERN

Ernest H. Williams

in The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179293
eISBN:
9780199790470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

To us, the most conspicuous feature of an animal is its appearance because, as visually oriented creatures, we perceive and respond quickly to varying colors and patterns. This chapter includes ... More


Conversational Strategies Used to Create Crimes

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The single agenda of undercover police work is to capture crime on tape. Conversational strategies are usually considered unconscious behavior, but there is reason to suspect that undercover taping ... More


Polarization Vision

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores how polarization sensitivity is achieved in animals and how it is used in natural behavior. Arthropods are famous for their polarization sensitivity, but other animals, ... More


Signals and Camouflage

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter talks about how vision serves many purposes, two of the most important being predation and reproduction. Therefore, it is not surprising that a diverse assemblage of species have evolved ... More


Police Camouflaging in an Obstruction of Justice Case: US v. Brian Lett

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After graduating from law school in 2001, Lett’s first client was enmeshed in a Minnesota telemarketing fraud case. Tape-recorded conversations between Lett and an undercover officer posing as a VISA ... More


Police Camouflaging in a Purchasing Stolen Property Case: US v. Tariq Shalash

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Having recently emigrated from the Middle East, the Shalash family began operating a wholesale grocery business in Kentucky. They followed standard wholesaling procedures, buying stock from ... More


A Rogue Cop and Every Strategy He Can Think Of: The Wenatchee Washington Sex Ring Case

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Between 1994 and 2000, a Wenatchee Washington police officer with a warped imagination managed to enmesh 43 adults and 60 children in one of the most bizarre sexual abuse and sex orgy cases in ... More


Background matching

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on how potential prey might avoid being detected by predators by matching their coloration, patterning, and movement to that of the local environment — a mechanism called crypsis ... More


Convergence

Wade C. Sherbrooke

in Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228252
eISBN:
9780520926752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228252.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses convergent evolution, exemplified by the close genetic heritage of the horned lizards of the Iguanidae family and the Australian Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus) of the Agamidae ... More


Plant-Animal Communication

H. Martin Schaefer and Graeme D. Ruxton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199563609
eISBN:
9780191810060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199563609.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Communication is an essential factor underpinning the interactions between species and the structure of their communities. Plant–animal interactions are particularly diverse due to the complex nature ... More


“In the Narrow Between”: Amichai’s Poetic System

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Simplicity and accessibility are for Amichai serious ethical principles, guidelines for a poetic effect that are part of the fabric of everyday life, not just the mark of “a playful poet” writing ... More


Introduction

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction explores and defines the genealogy of modern war culture. It argues that during Great War the strategists struggled to regain their oversight over the battlefield and the minds and ... More


From the Panorama of Battle to the Labyrinth of Total War

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contrasting the fractured point of view of combatant writers like Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, and Ford Madox Ford to the heroic prospects projected by official War Artists like ... More


Thin-Slice Vision

Max Weisbuch and Nalini Ambady

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

Thin-slice vision has been defined as an observer's ability to extract accurately personal information about target individuals from brief visual exposure to those target individuals. This chapter ... More


The Structure of Camouflage DPs

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The sort of duality manifested by imposters also exists in a distinct class of expressions known as camouflage constructions. This chapter examines the structure of camouflage determiner phrases ... More


Crosslinguistic Variation in Pronominal Agreement

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter reviews some crosslinguistic evidence that shows how pronominals agree with imposters. It suggests that languages divide into two groups depending on how pronominal agreement with ... More


Camouflage Revisited

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter examines social hierarchy camouflage construction (SHCC) and considers the alternation between second and third person pronominal possessors. After comparing the SHCC situation (Your ... More


Mirrors in animals

Michael F. Land and Dan-Eric Nilsson

in Animal Eyes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199581139
eISBN:
9780191774652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581139.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

A small number of eyes employ concave mirrors, rather than lenses, as image-forming structures. The most impressive of these is in the scallop Pecten, where the image in each of the 60–100 eyes ... More


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