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Spatial Patterns: Behavioral Control and Cognitive Representation

Michael F. Brown

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It seems clear that objects and events in the world are related to each other in systematic ways. The nervous system appears to have evolved ... More


The Coming Break-up of National Economies?

Allen J. Scott

in Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Capitalism cannot be confined to fixed geographic terms; it has always found ways to go beyond territorial boundaries in search of new sources of raw materials, labor, investment opportunities, and ... More


Cultural models in Tongan metacognition

Giovanni Bennardo

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is about a fundamental Tongan cognitive style or cultural model. What happens to an individual’s ego is not the focus of that individual’s attention. One focuses on an other-than-ego ... More


Social and spatial relationships between primate groups

Michelle Brown and Margaret Crofoot

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Studying relationships among primate social groups poses a number of logistical challenges: encounters between groups occur relatively infrequently, interactions are often fast-paced and hectic and, ... More


The Absence of a True Head-Neck in Decapod Crustaceans: Consequences for Orientation and Equilibration

Michelle Bévengut and Douglas M. Neil

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

All animals have a requirement for orientation, defined by Schone as an ability to relate the movement and position of the body and body parts to spatial cues. The processes of orientation compose ... More


Conclusions: moving beyond segregated localities

Madeleine Leonard

in Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter brings together the core themes of the book which is to understand and illuminate how teenagers growing up in Belfast construct, produce, perceive and experience place. Rather than ... More


Toward a synthetic theory of human brain evolution

Ralph L. Holloway

in Origins of the Human Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A general synthesis of the evolution of the hominid brain is illustrated in this chapter. The chapter argues that a major reorganizational change from a pongid to hominid pattern occurred some 3–4 ... More


Back Home: The Provincial Lives of Turgenev’s Cosmopolitans

Anne Lounsbery

in Life Is Elsewhere: Symbolic Geography in the Russian Provinces, 1800-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747915
eISBN:
9781501747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explains how Ivan Turgenev's oeuvre forms a crucial part of the provincial trope, with its focus on the relationship between provintsiia and the problem, or the hope, of a specifically ... More


Material to Mythology

Patrick Chura

in Thoreau the Land Surveyor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034935
eISBN:
9780813038278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034935.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Henry David Thoreau's surveying career. To analyze nineteenth-century land surveying is to study Henry Thoreau's primary nonliterary pursuit, an activity that took up a large ... More


Cross-Dressing and Transnational Space: Isabel Allende's Daughter of Fortune

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the issue of transnational space in Isabel Allende's 1999 novel Daughter of Fortune, explaining that this novel engaged with a range of journeys across and between continents ... More


Confines

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Confined space offers an instructive vantage point into the reconfiguration of social relationships that were central to the emancipation process. In homes and kitchens throughout the slave states, ... More


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