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Intervention Studies

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reports the results of the cognitive intervention studies and their long-term follow-up and replication with new cohorts, as part of the Seattle Longitudinal Study. These studies lead to ... More


The neural basis for a sense of direction: head direction neurons

Paul A. Dudchenko

in Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter opens with a description of the discovery of head direction cells. It also describes grid cells — a remarkable type of spatially tuned neuron that fires in a grid-like pattern within any ... More


Using Locomotion to Update Spatial Orientation: What Changes with Learning and Development?

John J. Rieser and Herbert L. Pick

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on human spatial orientation and how it changes with learning and development. It begins with a brief historical overview of ... More


Self-Motion Perception: Multisensory Integration in Extrastriate Visual Cortex

Christopher R. Fetsch, Yong Gu, Gregory C. DeAngelis, and Dora E. Angelaki

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The accurate perception of self-motion is essential for spatial orientation, navigation, and motor planning. Estimating our instantaneous direction of translation, or heading, is a particularly ... More


Neuroanatomy of Central Vestibular Pathways

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Chapters 2 through 5 considered the peripheral vestibular organs, including their structure, cellular physiology, signal processing, and efferent feedback. While many questions remain to be answered, ... More


Orientation: Figurations of Oriented Space

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the figuration of oriented space in cartography, philosophy, and poetry around 1800. According to Kant, spatial orientation means the determination of direction based on a ... More


The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Alain Berthoz, Werner Graf, and P. P. Vidal (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The head carries most of the sensory systems that enable us to function effectively in our three-dimensional habitat. Without adequate head movement control, efficient spatial orientation and motor ... More


Research Spotlight—Insect Polarization Vision: Peripheral And Central Mechanisms

Eric Warrant and U. Homberg

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0049
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The ability to detect linearly polarized light is used by insects for spatial orientation, object identification and, in a few cases, sexual signalling. The use of polarization vision for sky compass ... More


Ontological Foundations for Inka Archaeology

María Cecilia Lozada (ed.)

in Andean Ontologies: New Archaeological Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056371
eISBN:
9780813058184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056371.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Understanding distinctively Inka (and southern Quechua) ways of interacting with the world requires integrated social, cultural, linguistic, cognitive, and material evidence. These include properties ... More


On Language and Thought: A Question of Formats

David J. Lobina and José E. García-Albea

in On Concepts, Modules, and Language: Cognitive Science at Its Core

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190464783
eISBN:
9780190464806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464783.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The relationship between language and thought remains an unsettled issue. The chapter approaches it from the perspective of whether any of the representations the language faculty generates can be ... More


Rainbows and Communism: Material, Sensory, and Mnemonic Ruptures

Eli Rubin

in Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the experiences of the East Germans who moved to Marzahn in the 1970s and 1980s, focusing especially on their sensory worlds, inner lives, memories, and sense of spatial ... More


Growing with Marzahn: Childhood, Community, and the Space of Socialism’s Future

Eli Rubin

in Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the experience of children and childhood in Marzahn. Because of East German policy, the highly desirable apartments in Marzahn were often reserved for families with young ... More


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