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Human Variability and Plasticity (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological anthropology,
  • Human biology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Social Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Physical anthropology,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Science-Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Physical,
  • Anthropology - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsG. A. Harrison (Foreword), C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor (Editor), Barry Bogin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7713532M
    ISBN 100521018552
    ISBN 109780521018555
    OCLC/WorldCa60320178

    Human beings have an amazing capacity to learn new skills and adapt to new environments. However, several obstacles remain to be overcome in designing paradigms to broadly improve quality of life. Arguably, the most notable impediment to this goal is that learning tends to be quite specific to the trained regimen and does not transfer to even qualitatively similar by: This volume features new research and collaborations in the neuroscience of music and to its visibility within the broader scientific community. Contributors include scientists, clinicians, and students in the fields of neuroscience and music. The primary focus is on issues related to music and medicine, by focusing on musical disorders and plasticity.

    The life history of Homo sapiens is characterized by a lengthy period of juvenile dependence that requires extensive allocare, short interbirth intervals with concomitantly high fertility rates, and a life span much longer than that of other extant great apes. Although recognized as species-defining, the traits that make up human life history are also notable for their extensive within- and Cited by: William Gaillard, M.D. Children’s National Health System Variability and Plasticity of Language Networks in Human Focal Epilepsy Original Release Date: Febru Termination Date: Febru Accreditation.

    In their seminal book “Worldwide variation in human growth,” published in , Eveleth and Tanner highlighted substantial variability within and between populations in the magnitude and schedule of human growth. In the four decades since then, research has clarified why growth variability is so closely associated with human by:   The shapes of leaves are dynamic, changing over evolutionary time between species, within a single plant producing different shaped leaves at successive nodes, during the development of a single leaf as it allometrically expands, and in response to the environment. Notably, strong correlations between the dissection and size of leaves with temperature and precipitation exist in both the Cited by:


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Plasticity refers to the ability of many animals to alter their biology on response to changes in their environment. Humans are perhaps the most plastic of all species, and hence the most variable. This cook covers topics such as child growth, starvation, disease and the effects of migration, modernisation and other life style changes on human variability.4/5(1).

Humans are probably the most plastic of all species, and hence the most variable. This is the first book to examine the history of research in this area and it provides information on state-of-the-art research methods and discoveries.

It also maps out some areas of future research in human plasticity and : Plasticity refers to the ability of many organisms to change their biology or behavior to respond to changes in the environment.

Humans are probably the most plastic of all species, and hence the most variable. Plasticity refers to the ability of many organisms to change their biology or behavior to respond to changes in the environment.

Humans are probably the most plastic of all species, and hence the most variable. This is the first book to examine the history of research in this area and it provides information on state-of-the-art research methods and discoveries.

Humans are probably the most plastic of all species, and hence the most variable. This is the first book to examine the history of research in this area and it provides information on state-of-the-art research methods and discoveries. It also maps out some areas of future research in human plasticity and variability.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: The pervasiveness of plasticity / D.F. Roberts --Plasticity in early development / D.J. Pritchard --Plasticity in the growth of Mayan refugee children living in the United States / B.

Bogin --The place of plasticity in the study of the secular trend for male stature: an. C.G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor is the author of Human Variability and Plasticity ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Reproduction and Ad /5(5). Plasticity, growth and energy balance / S.J. Ulijaszek; 6.

The study of migrants as a strategy for understanding human biological plasticity / G.W. Lasker; 7. Human migration: effects on people, effects on populations / D. Coleman; 8. The use of surnames in the study of human variation and plasticity / J.H.

Relethford; 9. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: Book Description.

The transition in anthropological and biomedical research methods over the past 50 years, from anthropometric and craniometric measurements to large-scale microarray genetic studies has resulted in continued revision of opinions and ideas relating to the factors and forces that drive human variation.

Developmental Plasticity: Behavioral and Biological Aspects of Variations in Development explores the behavioral and biological aspects of variations in development from a variety of theoretical viewpoints and research contexts. Human Variation:From the Laboratory to the Field brings together the contributions of 22 scientists working in four continents to identify and address challenges imposed by variability.

It reviews the way we examine and analyze human variation, paying specific attention to genetics, growth and development, and : Paperback. Rethinking phenotypic plasticity and its consequences for individuals, populations and species A Forsman 1 Heredity volumepages – () Cite this articleCited by:   Purchase Developmental Plasticity - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears by: In the groundbreaking text, Movement System Variability, internationally known scientists synthesize the latest research in the study of variability in the human movement system and provide an in-depth, multi-disciplinary analysis for researchers in human movement sciences and related fields.

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While many organisms are threatened by human-induced rapid environmental change (HIREC), others are thriving. This variability is often attributed to differences in genetic variation and/or within-generational plasticity, but transgenerational plasticity (TGP) may be another key (often overlooked) process that contributes to this : Sarah C.

Donelan, Jennifer K. Hellmann, Alison M. Bell, Barney Luttbeg, John L. Orrock, Michael J. Developmental Plasticity and Human Health Article (PDF Available) in Nature () August with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Human variability, or human variation, is the range of possible values for any characteristic, physical or mental, of human beings.

Frequently debated areas of variability include cognitive ability, personality, physical appearance (body shape, skin color, etc.) and ility is partly heritable and partly acquired (nature vs. nurture debate). What is the memory capacity of a human brain?

The storage capacity in a computer memory is measured in bits, each of which can have a value of 0 or 1. In the brain, information is stored in the form of synaptic strength, a measure of how strongly activity in one neuron influences another neuron to which it is connected.

The number of different strengths can be measured in bits.PDF | OnJudith F. Kroll and others published Language experience and the brain: Variability, neuroplasticity, and bilingualism | Find, read and cite all the research you need on.But the author has shown that the body-image has great variability and derives its parts not only from other human beings but also from animals.

The plasticity of the postural model of the body makes multiple identification possible also with shapes which are very different from the Author: Paul Schilder.