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The Nature of Nutrition: A Unifying Framework from Animal Adaptation to Human Obesity

Stephen J. Simpson and David Raubenheimer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145655
eISBN:
9781400842803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145655.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Nutrition has long been considered more the domain of medicine and agriculture than of the biological sciences, yet it touches and shapes all aspects of the natural world. The need for nutrients ... More


BREEDING BIOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGY

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter summarizes the reproductive strategy of the House Sparrow. Although monogamy is the primary mating system of the species, significant rates of extra-pair fertilizations have been ... More


Magical Thinking and Beliefs Across the Lifespan: A Summary

Eugene Subbotsky

in Magic and the Mind: Mechanisms, Functions, and Development of Magical Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393873
eISBN:
9780199776979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393873.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 12 (“Magical Thinking and Beliefs Across the Lifespan: A Summary”) gives an overview the data reviewed in the book and presents a new theory about the development of ... More


Computing Models of Social Security

Ayşe İmrohoroğlu, Selahattin İmrohoroğlu, and Douglas H. Joines

in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248278
eISBN:
9780191596605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248273.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

A core topic of current economic research (and policy debate) is the evaluation of social security systems and their possible reforms. Shows how models of social security can be computed in economies ... More


Reconceptualizing Lifespan Development through a Hindu Perspective

T. S. Saraswathi, Jayanthi Mistry, and Ranjana Dutta

in Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents insights from the Hindu life stages and lifespan constructs to argue for a dialectic synthesis and integration rather than an oppositional stance between the “one-size-fits-all” ... More


Physical activity programmes in high schools

Fiona Brooks and Josephine Magnusson

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Across the lifespan physical inactivity represents a key risk to health and well-being; the World Health Organization has estimated that physical inactivity is a major contributing factor in over 1.9 ... More


Cognitive Developmental Research from Lifespan Perspectives: The Challenge of Integration

Shu-Chen Li and Paul B. Baltes

in Lifespan Cognition: Mechanisms of Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169539
eISBN:
9780199847204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169539.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Historically, at least two main approaches have been taken to construct lifespan theory. One is to attend to age-specific developmental specialties (for example, child language development or memory ... More


* Successful ageing: from cell to self

Sonia J. Lupien and Nathalie Wan

in The Science of Well-Being

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567523
eISBN:
9780191693670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567523.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion on ‘ageism’, which is defined as the ‘process of systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against people because they are old…’, and the recent developments ... More


Accounting for the Parameters and the Problem with the High-High Term

Philip Isett

in Hölder Continuous Euler Flows in Three Dimensions with Compact Support in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691174822
eISBN:
9781400885428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174822.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

This chapter provides a list of all the parameters and summarizes their current status while also discussing the problem with the High–High term. These include the parameters used to mollify the ... More


Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Mari Lloyd-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Patients with life-limiting illness and their families require the skills of many professionals, but also the support of their community. Psychosocial issues for people with life-limiting and ... More


Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment

Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many countries have social security systems that are currently financially unsustainable. Economists and policy makers have long studied this problem and identified two key causes. First, as ... More


The Future of Social Work Education

Spencer James Zeiger

in Alive After Academia: Post-Career Reflections of Social Work Educators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190068189
eISBN:
9780190068219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068189.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Former social work educators, and social work educators standing on the threshold of The Next Chapter, have wisdom to share regarding the future of social work education. We must pay attention to ... More


Fecundity Impairments

Germaine M. Buck Louis

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

There is considerable heterogeneity in human fecundity as evidence by varying time-to-pregnancies and a high incidence of pregnancy loss, particularly during the post-conception and implantation ... More


Mechanisms underlying reproductive trade-offs: Costs of reproduction

Dominic A. Edward and Tracey Chapman

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The survival cost of reproduction appears, at first sight, a classic example of a life history trade-off, with increased investment of resources into reproductive processes apparently leading to ... More


The genetics of dietary modulation of lifespan

Johannes H. Bauer and Stephen L. Helfand

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Reducing the calories in the diet of animals has long been known to extend life span significantly in the majority of species tested. Even in cases where life span is not extended, the animals ... More


Molecular stress pathways and the evolution of life histories in reptiles

Tonia S. Schwartz and Anne M. Bronikowski

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter synthesizes the empirical evidence for reptiles on how environmental stresses can induce molecular stress pathways. In an evolutionary framework, it describes how these pathways can ... More


Mechanisms of aging in human populations

Maris Kuningas and Rudi G.J. Westendorp

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Ample evidence from model organisms has indicated that subtle variation in genes can dramatically influence lifespan. The key genes and molecular mechanisms that have been identified so far encode ... More


Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do About It

Charles D. Ellis, Alicia H. Munnell, and Andrew D. Eschtruth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190218898
eISBN:
9780190218928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218898.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The United States faces a serious retirement challenge. Many of today’s workers will lack the resources to retire at traditional ages and maintain their preretirement standard of living. The book ... More


Inter- and Intra-individual Differences in Problem Solving Across the Lifespan

Robert S. Siegler

in Lifespan Cognition: Mechanisms of Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169539
eISBN:
9780199847204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169539.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Among the most striking characteristics of human cognition is its variability, which is present both between people (inter-individual variability) and within a given person (intra-individual ... More


Brain Changes in Aging: A Lifespan Perspective

Randy L. Buckner Denise and Head Cindy Lustig

in Lifespan Cognition: Mechanisms of Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169539
eISBN:
9780199847204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169539.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

While the constellation of observed cognitive changes in advanced aging eludes a simple, parsimonious explanation, there is a recurring distinction between cognitive decline associated with executive ... More


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