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Development of Meaning-Conserving Memory

Katherine Nelson

in Origins and Development of Recollection: Perspectives from Psychology and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340792
eISBN:
9780199932078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340792.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the ways that memory as a meaning-preserving system develops in human infancy and early childhood. In addressing how changes in meaning affect memory and the process of ... More


Making Sense and No Sense of War: Issues of Identity and Meaning in Adolescents’ Experience with Political Conflict

Brian K. Barber

in Adolescents and War: How Youth Deal with Political Violence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195343359
eISBN:
9780199894116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343359.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on group interview data from Bosnian and Palestinian youth, most of whom had spent at least three of their teen years in the midst of severe and sustained political violence. The ... More


Any State or Event May Be a Reason for Which Somebody Does Something

Rüdiger Bittner

in Doing Things for Reasons

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143645
eISBN:
9780199833085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143647.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Given that reasons for which people do things are states of affairs and events in the world, are there additional restrictions on what can be a reason for what? Many writers have claimed that there ... More


Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Kathryn Linn Geurts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book investigates the cultural meaning system and resulting sensorium of Anlo-Ewe-speaking people in southeastern Ghana. It was discovered that the five-senses model has little relevance in Anlo ... More


The Relationship as a Catalyst for Change

Sharon B. Berlin

in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Cognitive-Integrative Perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110371
eISBN:
9780199865680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110371.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews a number of perspectives on the components and functions of the therapeutic relationship, and examines relationship guidelines offered by traditional cognitive therapy models. It ... More


Meaning-Making: An Embodied-Relational Approach

James W. Jones

in Living Religion: Embodiment, Theology, and the Possibility of a Spiritual Sense

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190927387
eISBN:
9780190927417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927387.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

An increasingly popular approach to thinking about religion from a psychological perspective is to treat religions as “meaning systems.” A lot of research in the psychology of religion has been ... More


The Weeping Baby and the Nahua Corn Spirit: The Human Body as Key Symbol in the Huasteca Veracruzana, Mexico

Alan R. Sandstrom

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In looking into meaning systems, symbols, and the emic aspects of their cultural studies, several North American anthropologists have drawn attention to interpreting the behavior of people. As such, ... More


The Theory of Sex Markets

Stephen Ellingson, Edward O. Laumann, Anthony Paik, and Jenna Mahay

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains why the choice of sex partner and the outcome of the resultant relationship are consistently patterned within and organized by particular communities, social networks, ... More


Evolution, Religion, and Other Meaning Systems

David Sloan Wilson

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/9780190624965.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Religions puzzle the scientific imagination for two reasons: First, why do people believe in the existence of supernatural agents, despite the absence of empirical evidence? Second, why do religious ... More


The Strategic Logic of Islamic State’s Full-Spectrum Propaganda: Coherence, Comprehensiveness, and Multidimensionality

Haroro J. Ingram

in ISIS Propaganda: A Full-Spectrum Extremist Message

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190932459
eISBN:
9780190097097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932459.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter broadly canvasses the strategic logic of the Islamic State’s (IS) propaganda strategy by examining how its key constituent parts are interlocking in a sophisticated approach to ... More


Organizing Community for Holistic Mission: An Urban Monastery in Action

Wes Markofski

in New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190236496
eISBN:
9780190236519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236496.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 explores how the theological and political standpoints are put to work in the Urban Monastery’s social organization and strategies of action. Neo-monasticism’s break with the ... More


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