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The Molecular Organography of Plants

Quentin Cronk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550357
eISBN:
9780191720154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550357.001.1
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Developmental Biology

This book surveys the momentous morphological change in plant evolution that created the terrestrial biosphere as we know it today. It takes as its premise that the study of plant evolution at its ... More


Developmental Mechanisms for Evolutionary Novelties

Günter P. Wagner

in Homology, Genes, and Evolutionary Innovation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156460
eISBN:
9781400851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156460.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the developmental mechanisms underlying evolutionary novelties. It first considers the role of the environment in evolutionary innovations, with particular emphasis on how ... More


Perceptual Development in Infancy as the Foundation of Event Perception

Scott P. Johnson, Dima Amso, Michael Frank, and Sarah Shuwairi

in Understanding Events: From Perception to Action

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195188370
eISBN:
9780199870462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188370.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines event perception in infancy. To address the question of infants' segmentation and integration of the units of perceptual input, it considers the nature of the auditory and ... More


Development of Representational Systems

Allan Paivio

in Mental Representations: A dual coding approach

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195066661
eISBN:
9780199894086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066661.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the development of internal representations and processes as viewed from the perspective of dual coding theory. Relevant data are interpreted in terms of the assumptions of ... More


Conclusions: Revisiting the Puzzle of Williams Syndrome

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter concludes by proposing that the unusual profile of people with WS can best be understood by considering the rich cognitive structures inherent in human spatial representational systems, ... More


Introduction: What This Book Aims to Do and What It Is Not

Günter P. Wagner

in Homology, Genes, and Evolutionary Innovation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156460
eISBN:
9781400851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156460.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book examines homology, the correspondence of characters from different species or even within the same organism, from a mechanistic perspective. Homology is explained by derivation from a ... More


On the concept of mechanism in development

Johannes Jaeger and James Sharpe

in Towards a Theory of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199671427
eISBN:
9780191781117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671427.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Developmental Biology

Due to the finite number of dynamic behaviours that can be implemented by regulatory systems, it should be possible to enumerate and classify different developmental mechanisms that can achieve the ... More


Learning about the mind from evidence: Children’s development of intuitive theories of perception and personality

Andrew N. Meltzoff and Alison Gopnik

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Where does our understanding of the mind come from? Here we focus on developmental plasticity and argue for a theory-theory account of children’s reasoning about the mind. Two examples are analyzed ... More


A New Agenda for Cognitive Development

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

My goal in writing this book is to change the agenda of the field of cognitive development. In particular, I want to promote greater attention to the question that I believe is inherently at the ... More


Formal Models of Strategy Choice

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Pittsburgh has many beautiful old houses, most of which have thick plaster walls. The walls are good in the sense that they effectively reduce noise coming from other rooms, but bad in the sense ... More


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