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Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This text is the second edition of this book. It expands the widely acclaimed 1981 book, filling more gaps between EEG and the physical sciences. EEG opens a “window on the mind” by finding new ... More


 What Doctors Must Know about Medical Practice

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows the importance of recognizing the probabilistic nature of medical diagnosis and treatment. It discusses the possibly serious effects of physicians not understanding Bayes theorem, ... More


Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Roman Frydman and Edmund S. Phelps (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book originated from a 2010 conference marking the fortieth anniversary of the publication of the landmark “Phelps microfoundations volume,” Microeconomic Foundations of Employment and Inflation ... More


Current Sources in Inhomogeneous and Isotropic Media

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

in Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

Potentials in inhomogeneous volume conductors depend on conductive properties of the different tissues in addition to the source-sink distributions. Whereas genuine tissue is anisotropic, this ... More


INTERACTION BETWEEN ELLIPTIC PROBLEMS AND PARTITION PROBLEMS

Andrea Braides

in Gamma-Convergence for Beginners

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507840
eISBN:
9780191709890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507840.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter introduces the one-dimensional version of problems defined on functions of bounded variations. It is shown that for general energies, the surface and volume terms of the energy can ... More


A Systems Approach to the Aging Brain: Neuroanatomic Changes, Their Modifiers, and Cognitive Correlates

Naftali Raz and Kristen M. Kennedy

in Imaging the Aging Brain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195328875
eISBN:
9780199864836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328875.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

Success in diagnosing and treating age-related brain disease depends on understanding normative and optimal aging of the brain. Neuroimaging studies of healthy adults reveal differential brain ... More


Cross-Species Imaging Applied to the Aging Brain: Dissociating Alzheimer’s Disease from Normal Aging

Sidonie T. Jones and Scott A. Small

in Imaging the Aging Brain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195328875
eISBN:
9780199864836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328875.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Development

Whether ‘cognitive aging’ and Alzheimer's disease are overlapping processes or whether they are mechanistically distinct has been an ongoing debate. Indeed, both the early stages of Alzheimer's ... More


Rewards 2: The Biology of Nectar

Pat Willmer

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128610
eISBN:
9781400838943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128610.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the biology of nectar, the main secondary floral reward in an evolutionary sense. As a commodity, nectar is easy for plants to produce and easy for animals to handle; its sugars ... More


Which Way Forward for Macroeconomics and Policy Analysis?

Roman Frydman and Edmund S. Phelps

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter discusses the papers presented at the Center on Capitalism and Society conference held in the fall of 2010. The conference, which commemorated the fortieth anniversary of ... More


The Third Factor: Aesthetic Impact

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There is broad consensus that churches should be places of beauty, but for different reasons. The aesthetic design of a church may be viewed as a way of signaling holiness--the presence of the holy ... More


Some numerical methods for fluids

Bijan Mohammadi and Olivier Pironneau

in Applied Shape Optimization for Fluids

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546909
eISBN:
9780191720482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546909.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter deals with the numerical methods that will be used for the flow solvers. As in most commercial and industrial packages, unstructured meshes with automatic mesh generation and adaptation ... More


Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience: A Neuroanatomical Approach

Stephen M. Evans, Ann Marie Janson, and Jens Randel Nyengaard (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198505280
eISBN:
9780191723766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505280.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Stereology is a valuable tool for neuroscientists, allowing them to obtain three-dimensional information from two-dimensional measurements made on appropriately sampled sections (usually obtained ... More


Mapping Adolescent Brain Maturation Using Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Elizabeth R. Sowell, Paul M. Thompson, and Arthur W. Toga

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews new studies of normative brain development during childhood and adolescence that have been performed with sophisticated new brain mapping techniques, including cortical pattern ... More


The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Thomas F. Bonnell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

A publishing phenomenon began in Glasgow in 1765. Uniform pocket editions of the English Poets printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis formed the first link in a chain of literary products that has grown ... More


Ignition and burn

Stefano Atzeni and JÜrgen Meyer-Ter-Vehn

in The Physics of Inertial Fusion: BeamPlasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198562641
eISBN:
9780191714030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198562641.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter analyses ignition and thermonuclear burn in some detail. It first considers the simplest case of a preassembled, spherically symmetric configuration with high average density and a ... More


An Overview of Electromagnetic Fields

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

in Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This chapter presents the fundamentals of electric currents and fields using very minimal mathematics. The emphasis here differs substantially from that of typical engineering or physics texts for ... More


The Economics of Financial Markets

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book puts economics to work on the daily problems faced by investors, traders, speculators, and brokers as they wrestle with increasingly diverse and complex financial markets. Drawing mainly on ... More


Fractured Porous Media

Pierre M. Adler, Jean-François Thovert, and Valeri V. Mourzenko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666515
eISBN:
9780191748639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666515.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book aims to estimate the macroscopic properties of fractures, fracture networks and fractured porous media from easily measurable quantities. Attention is focused on geological media where ... More


Organized Equity Markets

Erik Theissen

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Tries to assess the institutional structure and the current and past performance of the German equity markets. Information about market volumes and a description of the organisation, governance, and ... More


Dynamic Trading Models, Technical Analysis, and the Role of Trading Volume

Markus K. Brunnermeier

in Asset Pricing under Asymmetric Information: Bubbles, Crashes, Technical Analysis, and Herding

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296980
eISBN:
9780191596025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296983.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Focuses on dynamic models. The emphasis is on explaining technical analysis. These models show that past prices still carry valuable information. Some of these models also explain why it is rational ... More


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