Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: circumference x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Neurology of Autism

Mary Coleman (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182224
eISBN:
9780199786701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book uses the tools of neurological analysis to address a number of major questions that have arisen in the study of autism. The answers it presents have important implications for the ... More


Situation and Occasion

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In everyday conversation, speakers and hearers inhabit specific places and times. Languages include deictic terms to refer to these givens of the physical situation. Speakers can choose to refer ... More


Chapter Seven

Alan C. Bowen and Robert B. Todd

in Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of The Heavens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233256
eISBN:
9780520928510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233256.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter reports on Posidonius' and Eratosthenes' measurements of the circumference of the Earth. Eratosthenes' doctrine about the size of the Earth demonstrates its size by a geodesic procedure, ... More


32 and 37 inches – the healthy body and the politics of waist circumference: a governmental analysis of the Stop the Spread campaign

Fiona Dukelow

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on a the 2011 health promotion campaign Stop the Spread, part of which involved the distribution of measuring tapes to the population via pharmacies to encourage people to ... More


Intrauterine and Postnatal Exposure to Tobacco and Secondhand Smoke and Child Cognitive and Behavioral Development

Elizabeth Poole-Di Salvo

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0070
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Children’s involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke is a common and substantial health problem that has been receiving increasing attention from the pediatric, public health and research communities. ... More


The Most Beautiful Experiment in Physics: Candidates from the RI and Elsewhere

John Meurig Thomas

in Albemarle Street: Portraits, Personalities and Presentations at The Royal Institution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192898005
eISBN:
9780191924453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898005.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

There is often much debate in scientific circles as to which experiments or lecture-demonstrations are the most instructive, or spectacular. This chapter deals with several candidates, several of ... More


The Poetics of Desire in Thomas Traherne and C. S. Lewis

Paul S. Fiddes

in Charles Williams and C. S. Lewis: Friends in Co-inherence

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192845467
eISBN:
9780191937682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845467.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

This chapter uses citations by Lewis from Thomas Traherne to show that the idea of desire had a powerful effect on the poetics of both writers, and that it shapes Lewis’ approach to ‘co-inherence’. ... More


Child development

Carol Barron

in Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199559039
eISBN:
9780191917837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199559039.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing Skills

Child development can be described as the biological and psychological changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence. There are many different factors that influence ... More


View: