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Executive Function: Theoretical Concerns

Jack Martin and Laura Failows

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research on executive function faces a variety of theoretical issues and challenges. In this chapter, we begin with a survey of definitions, methods, and conceptions that currently resist integration ... More


Introduction to Neuroergonomics

Raja Parasuraman and Matthew Rizzo

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of some examples of neuroergonomics research. It then discusses the conceptual, theoretical, and philosophical issues in neuroergonomics; methods ... More


Philosophical Issues

Michael S. Pardo and Dennis Patterson

in Minds, Brains, and Law: The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812134
eISBN:
9780199368594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812134.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses philosophical issues at the heart of claims about the ways that neuroscience will or ought to inform (and in some cases, transform) law. It distinguishes between conceptual and ... More


Transplantation of Myelin-Forming Cells

William F. Blakemore and Robin J.M. Franklin

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0038
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter is divided into two sections. The first explores methodological and conceptual issues that are important when designing and interpreting glial cell transplantation studies. The second ... More


Issues in Implementation

Phillip B. Levine and David J. Zimmerman

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The goal of this chapter is to identify the childhood interventions that are most successful at alleviating poverty. Although this goal is straightforward in theory, its implementation in practice ... More


Introduction

Phiroze Vasunia

in The Classics and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199203239
eISBN:
9780191746598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203239.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter sets out the conceptual and methodological issues that are raised by the book in general and by the study of colonial India and classical antiquity. The idea of the classic as it ... More


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