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Prediction of myopia in children

Jane Gwiazda, Joseph Bauer, Frank Thorn, and Richard Held

in Infant Vision

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Children who become myopic generally do so sometime between seven and thirteen years of age. The aetiology of this school-age myopia has been debated for centuries. The latest research indicates ... More


Pension Adequacy and Sustainability

Gordon L. Clark, Kendra Strauss, and Janelle Knox-Hayes

in Saving for Retirement: Intention, Context, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600854
eISBN:
9780191738104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600854.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Political Economy

In Chapter 9 we turn to the implications of our research for conceptualizing behavior and the design of pension institutions. The conceptualization of behavior is, clearly, an issue dealt with time ... More


In the eye of the beholder

Helen E. Ross and Cornelis Plug

in The Mystery of The Moon Illusion: Exploring Size Perception

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198508625
eISBN:
9780191584893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508625.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Having ruled out physical explanations, some atmospheric effects on luminance and wavelength that may affect the observer’s visual system or visual perception, and may provide partial explanations of ... More


“Risky Business”: On the Adventures of Simultaneously Manipulating Sexual Arousal and Intoxication

Mark P. Zanna

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0048
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Mark P. Zanna reflects on his most underappreciated work: a study on the link between sexual arousal and intoxication. Applying Claude Steele's “alcohol myopia” theory (the notion that intoxication ... More


Space, Prestige, and the 1960 Race

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451508
eISBN:
9780801467936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451508.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the declining political prestige of Eisenhower, which was evident during the 1960 presidential elections. Prof. William Ewald believed that Sputnik represented the start of a ... More


Improvisation in high places? Setting the national framework for bussing

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Devised by a Conservative government, dispersal was finally introduced by a Labour government, under Harold Wilson (1964–70). This chapter analyses the national, broad framework to the introduction ... More


Babylon by bus: the quotidian experience of being bussed

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter relies almost wholly on ethnographic fieldwork, i.e. interviews of formerly bussed pupils sharing their recollections some decades later. An analysis is provided of their broad ... More


Sexual Violence beyond Consent and Coercion

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) treated the issue of sexual violence committed within the internal armed conflict, both in the preparation of an ... More


The Emergence of an Epidemic

Elizabeth M. Finkelman and J. Michael McGinnis

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The opioid crisis has roots deep in history, including social, cultural, and economic factors and trends that have driven the current epidemic. In this chapter, the authors describe the history of ... More


Whither the Russian State?

Andrei P. Tsygankov

in The Strong State in Russia: Development and Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199336203
eISBN:
9780190207328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336203.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The Russian state has demonstrated its historical vitality by encouraging the emergence of an authentic culture, establishing the country’s political independence, and gaining the status of a great ... More


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