Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-11 of 11 items

  • Keywords: evolutionary development x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Human Hand Function

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book reviews the sensory and motor aspects of normal hand function from both neurophysiological and behavioral perspectives. Hand function is presented as a continuum ranging from activities ... More


The Believing Primate: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion

Jeffrey Schloss and Michael Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557028
eISBN:
9780191701719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557028.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Over the last two decades, scientific accounts of religion have received a great deal of scholarly and popular attention both because of their intrinsic interest and because they are widely viewed as ... More


The Intelligibility of Nature

Nicholas Rescher

in Nature and Understanding: The Metaphysics and Method of Science

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261826
eISBN:
9780191698781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261826.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines issues concerning the intelligibility of nature. It explains that the characterization of the intelligibility of nature as a great mystery is questionable because nature and its ... More


Primate Neuroethology

Michael Platt and Asif Ghazanfar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This edited volume bridges the epistemological gap between primate ethologists and primate neurobiologists. Experts in several fields review work ranging from primate foraging behavior, to the ... More


Molluscan Evolutionary Development

Andreas Wanninger, Demien Koop, Sharon Moshel-Lynch, and Bernard M. Degnan

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores evolutionary development studies of the molluscans. It reviews recent contributions of developmental studies to the understanding of the evolution of the diversity of molluscan ... More


Origins of the Human Brain

Jean-Pierre Changeux and Jean Chavaillon (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Humans have always been fascinated by their origins, and the evolutionary development of the human brain is of particular interest as one's intellectual, emotional, and cultural capacities are ... More


The physiology of the primordial emotion of thirst

Derek Denton

in The Primordial Emotions: The dawning of consciousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203147
eISBN:
9780191695476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203147.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter examines the neuroimages of the brain when the primal emotion of thirst invades the stream of consciousness. It describes the physical changes in the body that produce thirst, and the ... More


Toward a Naturalistic Theory of Inclusivist Moral Progress

Allen Buchanan

in The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868413
eISBN:
9780190868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868413.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents the evolutionary core of a naturalistic theory that can account for the “inclusivist anomaly” discussed in the previous chapter. It draws upon a wide range of evidence ... More


Shipbuilding in Early East Asia

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter describes an early and lasting shipbuilding technology developed along the coast of the Korean Peninsula and addresses its possible early influence on the Japanese shipbuilding tradition. ... More


Too Late, Too Soon: Globalization and New Asian Cities

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter summarizes the cultural texts on the colonialism, globalization, modernity, and urban history of Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. It looks at fictional texts that reflect on new ... More


The Software Process

Bruce I. Blum

in Beyond Programming: To A New Era of Design

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091601
eISBN:
9780197560662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091601.003.0016
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Now that the foundation has been laid, I can turn to the principal concern of this book: software design. I use the word design in its most expansive sense. That is, design is contrasted with ... More


View: