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Architecture and Nomenclature of Rhesus Monkey Cerebral Hemisphere

Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya

in Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195104233
eISBN:
9780199864294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104233.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter presents the photomicrographs of the medial, lateral, and basal surfaces of the rhesus monkey cerebral hemisphere that researchers used as the template brain, to show the various sulci. ... More


The Decline in the Use of the Ethnic

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The most significant change that occurred with the growth and expansion of Roman power in the Greek world was the piecemeal introduction of Roman names towards the end of the Hellenistic age, and, in ... More


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Anne E. Magurran

in Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527855
eISBN:
9780191713576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527855.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This opening chapter sets the scene by evaluating the significance of the guppy system as a tool for investigations in evolutionary ecology. It traces the growth of studies on the guppy, and ... More


Degrees of Freedom: Vernae and Junian Latins in the Roman familia *

Beryl Rawson

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Slaves had readier access to freedom in Roman society than in other known slave societies. Those most favoured were urban, talented, pleasing slaves, especially those who formed close personal ... More


E. A. Freeman and the Culture of the Gothic Revival

Chris Miele

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay looks at E. A. Freeman’s involvement in the Oxford Architectural Society, which provided him with the platform to develop as an architectural historian and writer. The varied interests of ... More


How Vertebrates Left the Water

Michel Laurin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

More than three hundred million years ago—a relatively recent date in the two billion years since life first appeared—vertebrate animals first ventured onto land. This illustrated book describes how ... More


Was the Best Defense a Good Offense? Jefferson Davis and Confederate Strategies

James M. Mcpherson

in Jefferson Davis's Generals

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Although the personalities and the relationships between Davis and his generals had an important impact on the outcome of the civil war, this chapter focuses on the strategies employed by the ... More


GENERALITIES, DEFINITIONS AND PRELIMINARY CLASSIFICATION

Gastone Gilli and Paola Gilli

in The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558964
eISBN:
9780191720949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558964.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

The classical H-bond definitions by Latimer and Rodebush (1920), Pimentel (1960), and Vinogradov and Linnel (1971) are compared in the frame of the Coulson's VB formalism. The H-bond is eventually ... More


Applying Mathematics: Two Models

Jody Azzouni

in Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159882
eISBN:
9780199834990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159888.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Several applications of mathematics to empirical domains are described, including a small portion of Newtonian mechanics. The simplest case is one where a nonmathematical empirical description of the ... More


Introduction: roads and writing

Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans

in Roadworks: Medieval Britain, medieval roads

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085062
eISBN:
9781526104267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085062.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter opens with a consideration of Jacques Derrida’s intersection of the histories of roads and writing as forms of inscription (tracks, traces, or paths, on the landscape and on the page). ... More


Life and Date

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

On the basis of nomenclature, in particular the absence of a cognomen, this chapter argues that Gellius, even if he was born at Rome, most probably came of colonial stock; on the basis of a reference ... More


Morphologic and Molecular Classification of Human Cancer

THOMAS J. GIORDANO

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the morphologic assessment of cancer along with the progress made to date for select tumor types in the molecular classification revolution. Topics covered ... More


The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Of the 1586 lunar craters that have been named to honor scientists and philosophers, only 28 honor a woman. This book recounts briefly the story of lunar nomenclature, delves into a few misunderstood ... More


The statistics of devolution

David Byrne

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews the forms of statistical information available across devolved levels of governance in the UK. The focus is not only on statistics from the devolved nations – Scotland, Wales and ... More


The parahippocampal region: past, present, and future

Menno P. Witter

in The Parahippocampal Region: Organization and Role in Cognitive Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509172
eISBN:
9780191724626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509172.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter aims to do justice to some of the magnificent historical accounts on the structural and functional organization of the parahippocampal region (PHR) which contributed to our current ... More


Basic anatomy of the parahippocampal region in monkeys and rats

Rebecca D. Burwell and Menno P. Witter

in The Parahippocampal Region: Organization and Role in Cognitive Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509172
eISBN:
9780191724626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509172.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Many studies have confirmed that the hippocampus plays an important role in some types of memory. As research on the neuroanatomy of memory progresses, it is increasingly apparent that memory is also ... More


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Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0033
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Brief summary of some characteristics of the Women of the Moon


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Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The Moon is no longer the “in” thing. We see it as often as the Sun and give it little thought—we’ve become indifferent. However, the Moon does reflect more than just sunlight. The nomenclature of ... More


Taxonomy and Amphibian Declines

Sherman A. Minton

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Any attempt to describe the extent and significance of biodiversity requires a clear and workable system of classification. This is especially true of conservation efforts with a goal of the ... More


How Can We Reconstruct Evolutionary History?

Michel Laurin

in How Vertebrates Left the Water

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter attempts to reconstruct evolutionary history. Inferring phylogenetic relationships between taxa and character evolution requires relatively sophisticated methods. The chapter describes ... More


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