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Research for Health Policy

Erica Bell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Individuals working in health research want to be able to use their findings to influence health policy. However, frequently, research evidence remains detached from practice, and there is a divide ... More


Historical Prelude

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

One of the pioneers in the mathematical and conceptual study of oscillations was Norbert Wiener, whose book Cybernetics first appeared in 1948. The authors review the type of data, experimental ... More


The Voice

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses the close identification of language and music, song, and speech. It considers how singing styles and vocal techniques have evolved over the years with many new developments in ... More


Vision Research: A Practical Guide to Laboratory Methods

Roger Carpenter and John Robson (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523192
eISBN:
9780191688850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523192.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Vision research is one of the largest and most active areas within brain research. Psychologists, neuroscientists, opthamologists and optometrists, computer scientists, and engineers all have an ... More


EXPERIMENTAL METHODS

JOHN C. H. SPENCE

in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552757
eISBN:
9780191708664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552757.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter focuses on the practical problems encountered when attempting to record atomic-resolution images. The human skills of sample alignment, focusing, astigmatism correction, and image ... More


The Medical Imaginary and the Biotechnical Embrace: Subjective Experiences of Clinical Scientists and Patients

Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter takes a look at the author's cross-cultural examination of oncology research. It investigates knowledge and technology in relation to affect, and shows that economic investments run ... More


Developing an Experimental Induction of Flow : Effortless Action in the Lab

Arlen C. Moller, Brian P. Meier, and Robert D. Wall

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on developing an experimental technique for inducing flow and creating instances of effortless action in the laboratory. The effort to experimentally induce flow involves two ... More


Experimental methods

John C. H. Spence

in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668632
eISBN:
9780191749322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668632.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 12 describes in very practical terms the experimental procedures needed to record high-quality images of atoms using a high-resolution electron microscope. This includes focusing technique ... More


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