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symmetric relation

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A binary relation ∼ on a set S is symmetric if, for all a and b in S, whenever ab then ba.

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Functional onset of specific cortical modules

Janette Atkinson.

in The Developing Visual Brain

May 2002; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 9397 words.

This chapter discusses research results, mainly from the author's research team, providing evidence for the first stages of the neurobiological model, showing sequential onset of different...

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Symmetry, attractiveness and sexual selection

Gillian Rhodes and Leigh W. Simmons.

in Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology

April 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 15065 words.

This article considers whether a human preference for symmetry is an adaptation for mate choice. If it is, then symmetry should be attractive and it should signal mate quality. The article...

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