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Mechanisms, Mediators, and Adaptive Consequences of Caregiving

Stephen W. Porges and C. Sue Carter

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This essay describes neurobiological and neuroendocrine mechanisms that are implicated in human caregiving. Anatomical and biochemical systems that first appeared in the evolutionary transition from ... More


Conceptual framework

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter develops a conceptual framework from which to theorize music performance anxiety. It reviews some of the philosophies, such as Cartesian dualism, and research methods such as nomothetic ... More


Autonomic Regulation, Polyvagal Theory, and Children’s Prosocial Development

Paul D. Hastings and Jonas G. Miller

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Early studies examining the relations between respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA), an index of parasympathetic regulation, and children’s prosocial development provided little evidence of consistent ... More


Biological and Psychological Bases for Social Engagement Behaviors in Second Language Use

Bahiyyih Hardacre

in Exploring the Interactional Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199927005
eISBN:
9780199369737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927005.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Second language users rely on a number of semiotic resources to guide their decisions to initiate social interactions with other speakers of the target language. Such resources can be externally or ... More


Integrating Evolutionary Affective Neuroscience and Feminism in Gender Research

Leslie L. Heywood and Justin R. Garcia

in Gender, Sex, and Sexualities: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190658540
eISBN:
9780190658571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658540.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Tensions between feminist and biological theories applied to human behavior have generated extended debate. The debate has been multifaceted, with threads focusing on, for instance, particular forms ... More


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