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The functional significance of variation in jaw form in orangutans: The African apes as an ecogeographic model

Andrea B. Taylor

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

African apes and orangutans experience temporal and spatial fluctuations in fruit availability with similar behavioral consequences. Relying on the African apes as a comparative ecogeographic model, ... More


Phylum Micrognathozoa

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The phylum Micrognathozoa consists of only one species, the microscopic Limnognathia maerski, which was discovered in a cold spring at Disko Island in Greenland. Limnognathia is a cylindrical worm ... More


Disaster Movies and Disastrous Stunts

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Huge disaster movies became popular, and the need for “more bodies” meant more work for stuntwomen. Movies celebrating stuntmen were released: Stunts (1977), Hooper (1978), and The Stunt Man (1980). ... More


Esoteric Techniques

Jay A. Liveson and Dong M. Ma

in Laboratory Reference for Clinical Neurophysiology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195129243
eISBN:
9780199847792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129243.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The jaw jerk (or masseter reflex) is a monosynaptic reflex that presents an opportunity to study the peripheral and central function of the trigeminal nerve. It is elicited by tapping the midpoint of ... More


The White Whale

Jason M. Colby

in Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190673093
eISBN:
9780197559789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673093.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

When bob wright awoke on Sunday March 1, 1970, he didn’t feel like getting in a boat. He had attended a wedding reception late into the previous night, and the morning ... More


The Penn Cove Roundup

Jason M. Colby

in Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190673093
eISBN:
9780197559789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673093.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Ted griffin awoke with a start, but he wasn’t sure why. It was a warm night in August 1970, and all seemed calm and quiet. Water lapped against the boat’s hull as the ... More


The hand and the tool: the functional architecture of human technical skills

Jacques Paillard

in The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The appearance of the tool constitutes, for the palaeontologist, a decisive step in the process of ‘hominization’. This step raises an intriguing problem for the neurobiologist: what, on a biological ... More


An Hypothesis

J. S. Weiner and Chris Stringer

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198607809
eISBN:
9780191916755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198607809.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

Towards the end of July 1953 a congress of palaeontologists was held in London under the auspices of the Wenner-Gren Foundation. The problems of fossil man were the ... More


The Full Extent

J. S. Weiner and Chris Stringer

in The Piltdown Forgery: Fiftieth Anniversary edition, with a new Introduction and Afterword by Chris Stringer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198607809
eISBN:
9780191916755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198607809.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

Almost any single one of the techniques employed in the investigations suffices to reveal the elaborateness of the deception which was perpetrated at Piltdown. The ... More


The Three Musketeers of Tension: Tongue/Neck/Jaw

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0075
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers how the tongue, neck, and jaw cause tension in singers, along with some pedagogical ways of controlling them. The tongue occupies much of the vocal tract and can alter the ... More


The Incorrupt Jaw and Tongue of Saint Anthony of Padua

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0087
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter focuses on the “incorrupt jaw and tongue” of St. Anthony of Padua, known for his legendary ability to use vocal timbres and histrionics in preaching. Thousands of devout pilgrims come to ... More


HOWARD SKEMPTON (b. 1947)The Maldive Shark (1990): Text by Herman Melville

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0081
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter showcases Howard Skempton’s miniature, The Maldive Shark. It is dedicated to his friend, the composer and singer Brian Dennis (1941–98). The captivating text ruminates on the ... More


Mastication

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0035
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Now you have an understanding of the anatomy of the maxilla and mandible, the TMJs, and jaw musculature, we can examine how these structures work together ... More


Basic Life Support (BLS)

Clare Cree

in Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693580
eISBN:
9780191918414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693580.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

This chapter will focus on preparing you to undertake an OSCE in the skill of basic life support (BLS), in a cardiac arrest situation, following the ... More


Neurology

Gerry Christofi and Guy Leschziner

in The Pocketbook for PACES

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199574186
eISBN:
9780191917875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574186.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

The neurology section of the PACES examination is often the major cause of (unnecessary!) anxiety for MRCP candidates. The key is to approach the patient in a logical ... More


What are the Regional and Localized Forms of Fibromyalgia?

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

The definition of fibromyalgia includes widespread pain in all four quadrants (areas) of the body. What happens when you have fibromyalgia-like pain ... More


Jaw cysts and odontogenic tumours

Max Robinson, Keith Hunter, Michael Pemberton, and Philip Sloan

in Soames' & Southam's Oral Pathology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697786
eISBN:
9780191918483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697786.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Odontogenic cysts and tumours arise from inclusion of tooth-forming epithelium and mesenchyme in the jaw bones during development. Cysts also arise from ... More


Examination of cranial nerves

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Cranial nerve examination is one of the commonly assessed areas of the nervous system in the MRCPCH clinical examination. The examiner may ask you to examine some of ... More


The Studios after the Studios: Neoclassical Hollywood (1970-2010)

J. D. Connor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804790772
eISBN:
9780804794749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790772.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Studios after the Studios retells the recent history of the Hollywood film industry with the studios, and their movies, at the center. Individual movies are at the heart of this story—not ... More


The Role of the Jaw in Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0086
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses the role of the jaw in singing. Jaw tension is often a problem for singers. When there is tension in the mandible (jaw) there generally is a corresponding rigidity in the ... More


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