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ANNUAL CYCLE

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/9780195304114.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Three different annual cycles in House Sparrows are described: temperate resident, subtropical resident, and temerpate migratory annual cycles. Photoperiodic control of the annual cycle is described, ... More


Descartes and Regius on the Pineal Gland and Animal Spirits, and a Letter of Regius on the True Seat of the Soul

Erik-Jan Bos

in Descartes and Cartesianism: Essays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198779643
eISBN:
9780191824692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779643.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In his concise Cartesian textbook entitled Physiology (1641) Henricus Regius went beyond what could be found in Descartes’ published writings. There is no doubt that Regius completed some of its ... More


Simplicity and the Seat of the Soul

Stephen Voss

in Essays on the Philosophy and Science of René Descartes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075519
eISBN:
9780199853052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075519.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses Descartes thoughts on the seat of the soul or that part of the body which the soul is directly and intimately united. Descartes explains the simplicity principle: If the soul ... More


Stimulation of rat pineal melatonin synthesis by a single electroconvulsive shock: chronobiological effect of antidepressant therapy?

Gregory F. Oxenkrug, Pura J. Requintina, Iain M. McIntyre, and Rosseta Davis

in 5-Hydroxytryptamine in Psychiatry: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192620118
eISBN:
9780191724725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192620118.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Electroconvulsive therapy is considered to be the most effective treatment for endogenous depression, but despite vigorous research there is no consensus on the mechanism of the antidepressant ... More


The Seventeenth-Century Response

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The ways in which the Keplerian turn discussed in the previous chapter manifested itself during the seventeenth century is the subject of this chapter, which examines three particular developments ... More


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