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A Theory of Social Proximity: Accounting for Societal-Level Behavior Change

Kate Macintyre and Carl Kendall

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines societal-level behavior change and the importance of social proximity in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It argues that social proximity may be a ... More


Imprinting, predispositions, and filial preference in the chick

M. H. Johnson and J. J. Bolhuis

in Neural and Behavioural Plasticity: The Use of the Domestic Chick as a Model

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521846
eISBN:
9780191724640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521846.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents evidence that the formation of filial preference in the domestic chick is the result of exposure to a particular conspicuous object and of the development of a specific ... More


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