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Out of Place: Fetal References in Japanese Mythology and Cultural Memory

Jane Marie Law

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter explores three references to fetal imagery in Japanese mythology and cultural memory where the fetal reference clearly works as symbol. Though historically dispersed, these three ... More


Neuronal Control of Locomotion: From Mollusc to Man

Grigori Orlovsky, T. G. Deliagina, and Sten Grillner

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524052
eISBN:
9780191724497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524052.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

What does the swimming leech have to do with the running human? The ability to move actively in space is essential to members of the animal kingdom, and the evolution of the nervous system relates to ... More


Neuronal Oscillators

W. Otto Friesen and Jonathon A. Friesen

in NeuroDynamix II: Concepts of Neurophysiology Illustrated by Computer Simulations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371833
eISBN:
9780199865178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371833.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

It is known since the pioneering work of Adrian in the 1931s that the completely isolated nervous system can generate impulse patterns that are correctly structured for commanding meaningful ... More


THE SOUNDPROOF STUDY: Victorian Professional Identity and Urban Noise

John M. Picker

in Victorian Soundscapes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195151916
eISBN:
9780199787944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151916.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that later 19th-century Londoners' deliberations over street music serve as a gauge of that urban community's explicit demands and entrenched biases. It shows how fights for ... More


Metrics

Martin J. Duffell

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0030
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the history and developments in British study of medieval metrics during the twentieth century. It explains that the contribution of British scholars to medieval metrics has ... More


Incorporating Other Voices

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Set in larger, persisting communicative situations, rhetorical discourse often features language attributed to other speakers and texts. Speaking for others was especially important in ancient ... More


Swimming in the leech

G. N. Orlovsky, T. G. Deliagina, and S. Grillner

in Neuronal Control of Locomotion: From Mollusc to Man

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524052
eISBN:
9780191724497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524052.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter presents opportunities for examining all components of the locomotor control system at the network and cellular levels in leech. There are two forms of locomotion in the leech – swimming ... More


‘The Pound and the Shilling’: romance and the cash nexus at the Great Exhibition

Jo Briggs

in Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on John Leech’s famous image of class harmony at the Crystal Palace, ‘The Pound and the Shilling,’ first published in Punch on 14 June 1851. The cartoon is placed in the context ... More


Sensorimotor Integration

Patricia S. Churchland and Terrence J. Sejnowski

in The Computational Brain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262533393
eISBN:
9780262339650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262533393.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the mechanisms underlying sensorimotor integration by discussing three cases where anatomical and physiological studies of circuits are co-evolving with computer models of the ... More


Realistic Modeling of Small Neuronal Networks

Ronald L. Calabrese and Astrid A. Prinz

in Computational Modeling Methods for Neuroscientists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013277
eISBN:
9780262258722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013277.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter deals with realistic modeling of small microcircuits, and addresses the related issue of uniqueness of parameters and natural variability. It also discusses the database methods that can ... More


Worms, Leeches, Centipedes, Woodlice, etc

Ian C. Beavis

in Insects and other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892841
eISBN:
9781781380598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892841.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the following: earthworms (Ges enteron/Lumbricus); leeches (Bdella/Hirudo); centipedes (Skolopendra/Centipes); and millipedes and woodlice (Ioulos, and Oniskos/Multipeda). It ... More


X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Scott Lyons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X, signifying their ... More


Middle-Class Audiences, Literary Weeklies and the Inaugural Poem: Household Words, All the Year Round and Once a Week

Caley Ehnes

in Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474418348
eISBN:
9781474459655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418348.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Focusing on the poetry published in the inaugural issues of Household Words, All the Year Round and Once a Week, this chapter considers how reading poetry across periodical titles raises fruitful ... More


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