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* Understanding well-being in the evolutionary context of brain development

Eric B. Keverne

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/9780198567523.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores the idea that early life events may create certain predispositions that impact on a person's well-being later on in life. The implications of an extended postnatal development ... More


Ties That Bind

Katharine Dow

in Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167480
eISBN:
9781400881062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how surrogacy troubles ideas about motherhood, maternal responsibility, and maternal bonding. In particular, it considers how ideas about altruism in surrogacy relate not only ... More


Mother- and father-to-infant emotional involvement

Bárbara Figueiredo

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

A mother’s specific emotional and hormonal state after childbirth ensures her emotional involvement and adequate parental behaviour. Soon after delivery, or even in late pregnancy, the mother’s ... More


Origin Stories

Katharine Dow

in Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167480
eISBN:
9781400881062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the importance of ideas of nature to how people in Spey Bay think about the relationship between maternal bonding and gender differences in parenting. It begins by outlining two ... More


Natal Longing and the Maternal Bond

Sara Brill

in Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198839583
eISBN:
9780191875465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839583.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the complex and dual figure of the mother in Aristotle’s work, focusing on the agency granted to the mother in Aristotle’s account of the active nature of loving in the ethics ... More


Bonding with the Baby: The Changing Meaning of Parenting

Lara Freidenfelds

in The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190869816
eISBN:
9780190052171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869816.003.0004
Subject:
History, Family History, American History: 20th Century

Over the course of the nineteenth century and into the twentieth, parents gradually focused less on the patriarchal, religious, and economic duties and benefits of parenthood and more on developing ... More


Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Sara Brill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198839583
eISBN:
9780191875465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839583.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life studies Aristotle’s understanding of the political character of human intimacy via an examination of the zoological frame informing his political theory. It ... More


A Stable Environment

Katharine Dow

in Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167480
eISBN:
9781400881062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167480.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concludes that the book has explored what the people of Spey Bay think about the ethics of reproduction and assisted reproductive technologies in order to elucidate what reproductive ... More


Coda: Unlivable Life

Sara Brill

in Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198839583
eISBN:
9780191875465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839583.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The coda summarizes the argument of the volume and explores the political valence of life in current scholarship. Recently, the scholarly tendency has been to query the political valence of life ... More


The Tempering Frame: Ernie Gehr’s Media Romance

Tony Pipolo

in The Melancholy Lens: Loss and Mourning in American Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197551165
eISBN:
9780197551202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197551165.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ernie Gehr has worked in both film and digital media. This chapter examines several key works representative of both media. In contrast to critical approaches that see Gehr’s work as purely cognitive ... More


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