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Pollination Syndromes—The Evidence

Beverley J. Glover

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565970
eISBN:
9780191714009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The concept of the pollination syndrome has underlain much of floral biology for many years. This chapter assesses the usefulness of the concept in understanding flowers and flowering. It begins by ... More


Choice over Time *

Paola Manzini and Marco Mariotti

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews both the theoretical modeling and the experimental evidence, relating to choice over time. Most of the space is devoted to choices between outcome‐date pairs, which has been ... More


 The Dangers of Creationism

Paul F. Lurquin and Linda Stone

in Evolution and Religious Creation Myths: How Scientists Respond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315387
eISBN:
9780199785674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315387.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Creationists and some conservative politicians are allies in a culture war that threatens science education in the United States. The threat comes from religious ideologies, such as Intelligent ... More


Syntax, information structure, embedded prosodic phrasing, and the relational scaling of pitch accents *

Caroline Féry

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This paper proposes on the basis of experimental material that pitch scaling in an intonation language such as German is relational rather than absolute. In other words, the height of a pitch accent ... More


Intramembrane Charge Movements in Striated Muscle

Christopher L.-H. Huang

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198577492
eISBN:
9780191724190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198577492.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book provides a review of developments made in the understanding of cellular activation phenomena in striated muscle. Basic physical, mathematical, and physiological principles are covered. The ... More


Dialect variation and comparative reconstruction

Michele Loporcaro

in Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199656554
eISBN:
9780191779749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656554.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Chapter 5 fleshes out the reconstruction of the rise and fall of contrastive vowel length in Northern Romance varieties through detailed inspection of dialect variation. It is shown that for many ... More


The Relationship Between Economic Theory and Experiments

David K. Levine and Jie Zheng

in Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195328325
eISBN:
9780190202187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328325.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter explores the relationship between economic theory and experimental evidence. It suggests that the impression that economic theory has little or no significance for explaining ... More


The Scientific Method: Reflections from a Practitioner

Massimiliano Di Ventra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825623
eISBN:
9780191864605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825623.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Can Science answer all our questions? If not, what knowledge can it provide, and how? Written in a colloquial style, and arguing from well-known and easy-to-follow facts, this book addresses all ... More


Towards a ‘Machiavellian’ theory of emotional appraisal 1

PAUL E. GRIFFITHS

in Emotion, Evolution, and Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528975
eISBN:
9780191689604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528975.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter takes up the idea that emotions are appraisals — that is, responses to features of the environment that concern human beings. It argues that neurological and experimental psychological ... More


Toward Reconciliation of the True and False Recovered Memory Debate

Robert F. Belli

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter reviews the psychological evidence surrounding the debate among scientists and professionals regarding the veracity of recovered memories by adults that they have been victims of child ... More


Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015134
eISBN:
9780262295604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book argues that the traditional theory of social choice offers no acceptable solution to the problems of how to elect, judge, or rank. It finds that the traditional model—transforming the ... More


Labour Market Policies in Denmark: A Story of Structural Reforms and Evidence-Based Policy

Michael Svarer

in Reform Capacity and Macroeconomic Performance in the Nordic Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717102
eISBN:
9780191785740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717102.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter considers the role of labour market performance and reforms with origins in Danish experiences. The Danish labour market has been subject to a series of reforms over recent decades, and ... More


The Scope of Bare Nominals

Bert Le Bruyn, Min Que, and Henriëtte De Swart

in Genericity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691807
eISBN:
9780191745775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691807.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Carlson (1977) established that bare plurals in English always take narrow scope. Similar claims have been made for bare nominals in many other ... More


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