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Bird Brains, Social Contact, and Song

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the evolution of bird brain, social contact, and birdsong. Communicative capabilities are widespread, whether in song or through other forms of intimate social contact. One ... More


Development, Music, and Social Contact

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines normal neonatal orientation to sounds as well as developmental disorders that affect musical sensibility, including Williams syndrome, a form of hypersocial expression coupled ... More


Music and Well-Being

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This conclusion considers the effects of music on well-being. Music evolved in the context of social contact and meaning. Music allows us to reach out to others and expand our human experience toward ... More


Music and the Brain: An Evolutionary Context

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines how music fits into the evolution of human cognitive capabilities and how the auditory system, larynx, motor systems, and cephalic expansion underlie musical expression as well ... More


When Will We Meet Again? Regularities of Social Connectivity and Their Reflections in Memory and Decision Making

Thorsten Pachur, Lael J. Schooler, and Jeffrey R. Stevens

in Simple Heuristics in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388435
eISBN:
9780199950089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388435.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Do we move through our social world in lawful ways? And how to describe the regularities that underlie the frequency with which we encounter the different members of our social networks? Based on ... More


Contacts, Commerce, and the Dynamics of New Visual Patterns

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the extent to which communities in temperate Europe became increasingly integrated into the larger world of the Mediterranean basin and beyond, and how the process of ... More


Music and Dance

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter explores the relationship between music and dance. The human condition is linked to music and dance, and the range of human emotional expression is fundamental in this regard. Susanne ... More


Social capital and health in the Swedish welfare state

Mikael Rostila

in Health inequalities and welfare resources: Continuity and change in Sweden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347589
eISBN:
9781447302483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347589.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the mysterious and obscure concept of ‘social capital’. It discusses how this popular, but somewhat mysterious concept has been understood in the research literature. It ... More


Kith and Kin Women's Networks in Colonial Virginia

Joan R. Gundersen

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the crucial period between 1700–75 during which women's social contacts moved from an integrated circle of family, neighbors, servants, slaves, and mistresses to a dual system. ... More


An Embedded Exchange: Between Real and Virtual Space

Dariusz Wójcik

in The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 6 switches the focus of the book to stock exchanges, providing a detailed empirical account of the geographical nature of their activities. The analysis focuses on the case study of the ... More


In Defense of More Permeable Prisons

Richard L. Lippke

in Rethinking Imprisonment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199209125
eISBN:
9780191695766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209125.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the case for providing prison inmates with access to the outside social world. It argues that the case for state facilitation of prisoner social contact with outsiders is ... More


Social participation and social support

Lisa Wilson, Eldin Fahmy, and Nick Bailey

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Townsend argued that poverty is a key barrier to social participation as it limits people’s ability to participate in social activities and to maintain social relationships or networks. The results ... More


Coming Out, Entertainment Television, and the Youth Revolt

Jeremiah J. Garretson

in The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479822133
eISBN:
9781479824236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822133.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins by describing the dramatic increase in direct contact of the American public with LGBTQ people documented using polling data. Trends in depictions of LGBTQ people on television ... More


Varieties of Altruism

Kitcher Philip

in Preludes to Pragmatism: Toward a Reconstruction of Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899555
eISBN:
9780199980154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899555.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with an attempt to specify the many forms of psychological altruism, with sufficient precision to enable social theory to move beyond the fiction that human beings belong to the ... More


The Finnish Developmental State and its Growth Regime

Markus Jäntti and Juhana Vartiainen

in Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

This chapter reviews Finland's growth strategy in the postwar decades. Finland was able to initiate an impressive mobilization of resources during this period, reflected mostly in a high rate of ... More


Early Retirement, Mental Health, and Social Networks

Axel Börsch-Supan and Morten Schuth

in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226146096
eISBN:
9780226146126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146126.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This paper explores the interrelationships between early retirement, mental health—especially cognition—and the size and composition of social networks among older people. While early retirement ... More


Birthdays, Basketball, and Breaking Bread: Negotiating with Class in Contemporary Black America

in Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389981
eISBN:
9780226390000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390000.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses that many Harlemites have social relationships that extend across class lines and concerns class-stratified relationships among family members and friends to examine just how ... More


Appearing Moral

Steven M. Cahn and Christine Vitrano

in Happiness and Goodness: Philosophical Reflections on Living Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172400
eISBN:
9780231539364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172400.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the empirical connection between a person's moral character and happiness. More specifically, it considers whether maximizing happiness could result not from being moral but ... More


The Theatrical Contract

Jody Enders

in Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the issues of social contact in the theater or theatrical contact. It analyzes the six discrete cases that make up the experience of theater, including achieved intentions, ... More


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