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 Integrating Psychosocial Factors with Biology: The Role of Protective Factors in Trajectories of Health and Aging

Teresa E. Seeman

in Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195324273
eISBN:
9780199893966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an interdisciplinary study on the physiological mechanisms through which the sociocultural and socioeconomic environments, as well as personal social and psychological ... More


Advances in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders: An Introduction

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This introductory chapter emphasizes the importance of rooting research in an interdisciplinary framework that can investigate attention across multiple levels: genetic, brain, cognitive, and ... More


Can Law Survive Legal Education?

Ernest J. Weinrib

in Corrective Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660643
eISBN:
9780191748288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660643.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter deals with the disjunction between the practice of private law and its university study. This disjunction is the result of the prevailing instrumentalist approaches within the legal ... More


The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Stephen Middleton, David R. Roediger, and Donald M. Shaffer (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Construction of Whiteness is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that examines the crucial intersection between whiteness as a privileged racial category and the various material practices ... More


The Foundations of Transdisciplinary Behavioral Science

Herbert Gintis

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter reviews contemporary models of human behavior in various fields, including economics, biology, anthropology, sociology, and neuroscience. It shows that although the core theoretical ... More


Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Carol Engelhardt Herringer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077531
eISBN:
9781781700709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077531.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ... More


Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

April J. Mayes and Kiran C. Jayaram (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The contributors to Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies elaborate new methodologies and forge new questions in research about Haiti and the Dominican Republic. ... More


Cures for Mortality?

Nicholas P. Money

in Mushroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732562
eISBN:
9780199918515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732562.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The final chapter addresses the value of mushroom extracts in treating varied illnesses. Marketers maintain that mushroom extracts are powerful agents in the treatment of cancer, AIDS, and other ... More


Introduction: Life and Death in the Town of Campeche during the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Vera Tiesler, Pilar Zabala, and Andrea Cucina

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The findings in and around an early colonial church in the central town square of Campeche, Mexico, have been a focus of research for many Mexican and foreign scholars. Ten years after the initial ... More


Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Glenn Geher, David Sloan Wilson, Hadassah Head, and Andrew Gallup (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book integrates the vast literature in the interdisciplinary field of Evolutionary Studies (EvoS), providing clear examples of how evolutionary concepts relate to all facets of life. It provides ... More


Building an Evolutionary Studies Program at a Small Liberal Arts College

Susan M. Hughes

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Since the very nature of an Evolutionary Studies program is interdisciplinary, it stands to reason that building such a program at any institution would entail the involvement of several disciplines ... More


The Evolutionary Studies Summer Institute at New Paltz: A High-Impact, Condensed, Interdisciplinary Educational Experience for Teachers

Glenn Geher, Aileen Toback, and Nicole Wedberg

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Since 2007, the Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) program at the State University of New York at New Paltz has provided an interdisciplinary undergraduate educational experience to students, gaining a ... More


Darwinian-Inspired Curricula: The EvoS Revolution in Higher Education

Glenn Geher, David Sloan Wilson, Andrew C. Gallup, Hadassah Mativetsky, and Richard H. Holler

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Since the advent of the first interdisciplinary Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) programs at Binghamton University and the State University of New York at New Paltz, students across disciplines have been ... More


The Evolutionary Studies Program: Perspectives from the Flies on the Wall

Nicole Wedberg, Kian Betancourt, Richard H. Holler, and Vania Rolón

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) Seminar Series at New Paltz is accompanied by an exciting, interdisciplinary class (Evolutionary Studies 301 [Evolutionary Studies Seminar or Evolutionary Studies ... More


Final Considerations: Unearthing Early Colonial Campeche

Matthew Restall

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter provides a narrative account of colonial Campeche. By the end of colonial times Campeche had undeniably become a multiethnic city in which residents of various origins, occupations, and ... More


The Trouble with Math

Ralph Abraham

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter disagrees with how math is being taught today, addresses the development of a now pervasive “math anxiety,” and aims to devise an approach to teaching math that seeks to avoid it. ... More


Integrating Evolutionary Thinking into Medical Education and Curricula

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Daniel T. Blumstein

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary medicine takes a functional and contextual approach to understanding health and disease. The approach is applicable to all health disciplines and can be used to better understand a wide ... More


Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates that vocation and calling can serve as a new vocabulary for higher education—encouraging faculty and students alike to venture out of their narrow disciplinary specializations ... More


Controversies Surrounding Evolutionary Psychology

Glenn Geher and Vania Rolón

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The field of evolution and human behavior is a powerful area of inquiry, shedding new light on such facets of human behavior as infant attachment patterns, visual perception, the human emotion ... More


How Evolutionary Studies Enables People to Think Outside the Box

Gordon G. Gallup, Jennifer A. Stolz, Rebecca L. Burch, and Jennifer A. Bremser

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Using a variety of different and often provocative examples, this chapter illustrates how evolutionary theory can be used to think about things in new and sometimes even counterintuitive ways. ... More


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