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Media Coverage of Tipping Points: Searching for a Balanced Story

Joe Smith

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Change is feared yet it is our constant companion. Communicating about tipping points can be examined through the ways climate change is being handled by the media. Global pervasiveness, endemic ... More


The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Tsedal Neeley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

For nearly three decades, English has been the lingua franca of cross-border business, yet studies on global language strategies have been scarce. Providing a rare behind-the-scenes look at the ... More


The Interpersonal Level

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

in Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter presents the Interpersonal Level of FDG, which is modelled as a layered structure indicating the part-whole relations among units of discourse. The chapter shows how Discourse Acts group ... More


Panics

Gordon W. Russell

in Aggression in the Sports World: A social psychological perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189599
eISBN:
9780199868445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189599.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Definitions of panics are introduced along with a series of early experimental investigations of the phenomenon. The chapter further distinguishes between escape and entry panics with additional ... More


Confabulation in anterior communicating artery syndrome

John DeLuca

in Confabulation: Views from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199208913
eISBN:
9780191723759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208913.003.01
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Advancements in technology and medicine have increased the survival rate from surgery for cerebral aneurysms. Increased survival has directed attention away from issues of mortality toward those ... More


What Fates Impose: Facing Up to Uncertainty: British Academy Lecture

Mervyn King

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses risk, specifically how people think, talk, and manage risk. It illustrates two propositions: thinking in terms of probabilities and the public receiving accurate and objective ... More


Conclusion: Tout dire

Nicholas Harrison

in Circles of Censorship: Censorship and its Metaphors in French History, Literature, and Theory

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159094
eISBN:
9780191673481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159094.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

By asserting how the right to communicate opinions and thoughts was ‘one of man's most precious rights’, the 1789 Déclaration des droits de l'home et du citoyen aided in making man into a citizen ... More


Introduction: Explorations and Indexes

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

in Perl for Exploring DNA

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.003.01
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter justifies the reason for and approach of this book using examples from diverse sources, including reasons for writing programs for analyzing DNA sequences and the use of collecting, ... More


How People Think

Roy F. Baumeister

in The Cultural Animal: Human Nature, Meaning, and Social Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195167030
eISBN:
9780199894147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167030.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Thinking and communicating are vital to culture. Culture is based on shared understandings, and shared understandings require both thinking (for the understanding) and communication (for the ... More


Communicating & Relating: Constituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Robert B. Arundale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190210199
eISBN:
9780190210212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210199.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Communicating & Relating offers an account of how relating with one another emerges in communicating in everyday interacting. Prior work has indicated that human relationships arise in human ... More


From mimesis to catharsis: expression, perception, and induction of emotion in music

Patrik N. Juslin

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reviews theoretical concepts and empirical findings on musical emotions. First, it examines the notion of music as a means of communicating emotion and presents some relevant evidence ... More


Last Words: Count Robert of Paris, Reliquiae Trotcosienses and Castle Dangerous

Alison Lumsden

in Walter Scott and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641536
eISBN:
9780748651610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641536.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Scott's final works, namely Count Robert of Paris, Reliquiae Trotcosienses and Castle Dangerous. These novels have been perceived as the most problematic, and the discussion ... More


Reading and Writing in Mesopotamia: The Business of Specialists?

in Writing, Law, and Kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101583
eISBN:
9780226101590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101590.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines cuneiform writing in ancient Mesopotamia within the context of recent studies of the phenomenon of literacy, which is currently the object of a debate in Assyriology. It ... More


Communicating in divorced families

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores how, and to what extent, the three generations in the group of divorced families communicated with each other about marriage breakdown and its consequences. It looks at the way ... More


Impunity, Inclusion, and Implementation: Media Reform Challenges in Thailand, Myanmar, and the Philippines

Lisa Brooten

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0023
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In Thailand, reformers have faced significant obstacles to reforming the country’s mixed system of government-controlled broadcast media and private print sector; difficulties include the extreme ... More


Assessment Practices That Promote Learning

David Carless, Joughin Gordon, and Ngar-Fun Liu

in How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter presents thirty-nine separate assessment techniques, selected following a series of reviews of the sixty-four techniques submitted for consideration. Each technique is set out in a ... More


Conclusion The Right to be Local?

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The concluding chapter is written more as an essay than as a conclusion. While it offers some synthesis of earlier chapters, it also posses a thought experiment for the reader, asking: “do we have ... More


Confabulations about Personal Memories, Normal and Abnormal

William Hirstein

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter examines two neurological syndromes that gave rise to the concept of confabulation: Korsakoff's syndrome and aneurysm of the anterior communicating artery. These syndromes are then ... More


The reality of Mrs B

Armin Schnider

in The Confabulating Mind: How the Brain Creates Reality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198789680
eISBN:
9780191839016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789680.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The case of a 63-year-old woman with severe confabulation and reality confusion after rupture of an aneurysm of the anterior communicating artery is described. It shows how pervasive and disruptive ... More


Aetiologies and anatomy of confabulation

Armin Schnider

in The Confabulating Mind: How the Brain Creates Reality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198789680
eISBN:
9780191839016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789680.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

What diseases cause confabulations and which are the brain areas whose damage is responsible? This chapter reviews the causes, both historic and present, of confabulations and deduces the ... More


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