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Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Abigail A. Kohn

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

Frequenting gun shops and shooting ranges, and devoting particular attention to those whose interest in weaponry extends beyond the casual, this book captures in detail how gun owners actually think ... More


Are Bigots Sick?

Mike W. Martin

in From Morality to Mental Health: Virtue and Vice in a Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304718
eISBN:
9780199786572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304713.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents an integrated, moral-therapeutic perspective on bigotry. A case is made for viewing visceral bigotry as both a sickness and a wrongdoing. It is argued that (visceral) bigotry ... More


An Introduction to Interoception

A. D. (Bud) Craig

in How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156767
eISBN:
9781400852727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156767.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of interoceptive awareness. The significance of interoceptive awareness of feelings from the body for human awareness of emotional feelings is a central ... More


Interoception and Homeostasis: Lamina I Terminations at Cardiorespiratory Sites in the Brainstem

A. D. (Bud) Craig

in How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156767
eISBN:
9781400852727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156767.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology

This chapter examines the regions in the brainstem where the ascending lamina I axons terminate. These projection targets are all involved in homeostasis, and thus, these terminations confirm that ... More


Infectious disease: Infectious disease in the management and conservation of wild canids

Rosie Woodroffe, Sarah Cleaveland, Orin Courtenay, M. Karen Laurenson, and Marc Artois

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the role of infectious disease in the conservation of wild canids. Canid diseases cause concern for two reasons. First, widespread species such as red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and ... More


 Visceral and Somatic Frames of Mind

Don M. Tucker

in Mind from Body: Experience from neural science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195316988
eISBN:
9780199786848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316988.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Once both the exquisite connectional architecture representing memory and the dynamic neurophysiological process that brings it to life are understood, we can begin to appreciate memory's ... More


Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More


Visceral and decision-making functions of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex

Nasir Naqvi, Daniel Tranel, and Antoine Bechara

in The Orbitofrontal Cortex

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the role of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (VMPFC) in autonomic functions and decision-making, with an emphasis on data from humans with VMPFC lesions. The somatic marker ... More


Visceral nociceptors

Cervero Fernando

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The scientific interpretation of the mechanisms of visceral sensation and visceral pain has included from the beginning two different and opposing ideas: that the viscera are innervated by separate ... More


Visceral and deep somatic pain

Jennifer M.A. Laird and Hans-Georg Schaible

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Disease processes in the deep tissue such as the viscera, muscle, and joint are the most common cause of clinically relevant pain. Pain is also the major, or in some cases, the only sensation that ... More


The organization of the midbrain periaqueductal grey and the integration of pain behaviours

Thelma Lovick and Richard Bandler

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter shows that analgesia evoked from the periaqueductal grey matter (PAG) is best viewed as a component of one or more complex adaptive emotional coping responses. The PAG is organized ... More


Central Autonomic Pathways

J. Patrick Card and Alan F. Sved

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The integrated control of physiological function of organ systems and tissues requires dynamic and responsive neural circuits. The brain controls adaptive changes in physiology through the ... More


Regulation of Autonomic Function by Visceral and Somatic Afferents

John C. Longhurst

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter discusses reflex autonomic regulation of the cardiovascular system by input from finely myelinated and unmyelinated sensory nerve fibers. The focus is on abdominal and cardiac visceral ... More


Organization of cephalopod chromatophore systems: a neuromuscular image-generator

Andrew Packard

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0226
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Chromatophores are pigmented brightness contrast elements that generate visual information by differential expansion against a pale background. This chapter illustrates the special contribution that ... More


Sensitization of polymodal receptors

Kumazawa Takao

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The ‘coiling reflex’ observed in the protochordate is the most primitive vertebrate nervous reflex, exhibited as the body coils away from noxious stimulus. The responsiveness of sensory receptors is ... More


Pelvic pain syndromes and their management in advanced gynaecological malignancy

Sebastiano Mercadante

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Gynaecological malignancies constitute approximately 20 per cent of visceral cancers in women. Cancer in the pelvis causes progressive pelvic and perineal pain and complications such as uteretic ... More


The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Manos Tsakiris and Helena De Preester (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume focuses on the role of interoception for mental life and lived experience, from the perspectives of neurosciences, psychological sciences, and philosophy. Interoception is the ... More


Current management of advanced breast cancer

Mahesh Iddawela, Athar Ahmad, Karen McAdam, and Helena Earl

in Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the current management of advanced breast cancer. It examines the treatments available to the patients: targeted therapy, endocrine therapy, and chemotherapy. Each treatment is ... More


Why Develop a Neck?

Carl Gans

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/9780195068207.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The Random House Dictionary defines the word “neck” as “the part of the body of an animal or man that connects the head and the trunk.” Therefore, in classical terms, the neck would only be expected ... More


Conjugations of the Grotesque

Kathryn Hume

in Aggressive Fictions: Reading the Contemporary American Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450013
eISBN:
9780801462870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450013.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the ways in which the grotesque can affect even the contemporary reader. Sophisticated readers pride themselves on being unshockable, but the grotesque depends upon shock, upon ... More


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