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Organization Design for Metalworking Production

Graham M. Winch

in Managing Production: Engineering Change and Stability

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288411
eISBN:
9780191684593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288411.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Developing from the analysis of context in Chapter 5, this chapter analyzes the various organization designs found amongst the cases. First, it reviews the overall design of the companies and shows ... More


Neuropsychology and A.R. Luria's Concept of Higher Cortical Functions in the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium

Elkhonon Goldberg and Dmitri Bougakov

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter examines how neuropsychological theories posited by Luria continue to evolve in the modern era. In particular, it looks at how Luria’s functional systems theory has been expanded upon ... More


Cortex Cerebri: Performance, Structural and Functional Organisation of the Cortex

O. D. Creutzfeldt

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523246
eISBN:
9780191724510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523246.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The cortex continues to be the subject of intense scientific curiosity, as it has been for the past thirty years. It is the most highly developed part of the brain, yet the youngest in evolutionary ... More


Functional neuroimaging in cognitive neuroscience

Michael D. Rugg

in The Neurocognition of Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507932
eISBN:
9780191687242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507932.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses how different functional neuroimaging methods can be employed to study the functional organization and neural bases of cognitive functions such as language. It also looks at ... More


The parahippocampal region: past, present, and future

Menno P. Witter

in The Parahippocampal Region: Organization and Role in Cognitive Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509172
eISBN:
9780191724626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509172.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter aims to do justice to some of the magnificent historical accounts on the structural and functional organization of the parahippocampal region (PHR) which contributed to our current ... More


The International Executive

John H. Barton

in International Law and the Future of Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804776691
eISBN:
9780804791083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the institutions and institutional changes needed to meet human rights demands, focusing on international executive power. It first discusses the functions of the domestic ... More


The specializations of the human neocortex

Richard E. Passingham

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The behavioural data reviewed in the chapters came mainly from the effects of brain lesions. The chapters were written before the invention of positron emission tomography (PET) or functional ... More


Sex Hormonal Effects on Hemispheric Asymmetry and Interhemispheric Interaction

Markus Hausmann and Ulrike Bayer

in The Two Halves of the Brain: Information Processing in the Cerebral Hemispheres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014137
eISBN:
9780262265942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014137.003.0176
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter explains the influence of sex hormones on hemispheric asymmetry and interhemispheric integration. It shows that sex hormones are important modulators of performance asymmetries and that ... More


Two Meanings of Complex Adaptive Systems

David S. Wilson

in Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In complex systems theory, two meanings of a complex adaptive system (CAS) need to be distinguished. The first, CAS1, refers to a complex system that is adaptive as a system; the second, CAS2, refers ... More


Functional Organization and Plasticity of Auditory Cortex

Josef P. Rauschecker

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter begins by presenting the basic principles of cortical plasticity. It highlights the improved auditory abilities in the blind. It also addresses the ‘what’ and ‘where’ in auditory cortex. ... More


To Be or Entropy: Thermodynamics, Information, and Life Revisited

Peter A. Corning

in Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116136
eISBN:
9780226116334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116334.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the confusion regarding the use of key concepts from thermodynamics and information theory in various disciplines, particularly in relation to theories of biological ... More


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