in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine
January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 73 words.
The hypothesis that youths of particular minority or ethnic groups take up specific roles and positions in sports teams because they wish to copy highly successful players from the same...
February 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .
Chapter. Subjects: Semantics. 12984 words.
This chapter presents a new model of coreferential noun phrase anaphora processing, JANUS, within the mental models framework. It summarizes previous research on NP anaphora that is most...
in A Dictionary of Human Geography
January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 63 words.
The role played by *data, facts, and other *empirical indicators in verifying, amending, or falsifying a hypothesis, theory, model, or interpretation. Unlike philosophy (say), geography has...
in American Journal of Agricultural Economics
November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics. 0 words.
The impacts of the former Soviet Union leaving the world wheat market as a consistent net importer are investigated using a modified spatial trade equilibrium model. The simulation results...
in Causal Learning
April 2007; p ublished online April 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8482 words.
Many models of causal induction are based on covariation information, which depicts whether the presence or absence of an event co-occurs with the presence or absence of another event. In...
in ICES Journal of Marine Science
August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 7149 words.
The critical depth hypothesis (CDH) is a predictive criteria for the onset of phytoplankton blooms that comes from the steady-state analytical solution of a simple mathematical model for...
in Understanding Vision
May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuroscience. 68857 words.
This chapter gives a full account of the theoretical development and experimental investigations of the hypothesis that the primary visual cortex (V1) creates a bottom-up saliency map to...
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
March 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Money and Interest Rates; Corporate Governance. 3960 words.
In this article I reassess the validity of Minsky’s financial instability hypothesis and the main criticism about its internal coherence. Starting from this fundamental objection, I study...
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
November 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance; General Aggregative Models. 10889 words.
The balance-of-payments-constrained growth (BPCG) model provides an interesting hypothesis regarding economic growth. The main implication is that world demand places the dominant...
in Andy Clark and His Critics
June 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 5426 words.
Some years ago, Clark broached a complementarian model of language, in contrast to a more traditional translation model, which he then linked to the hypothesis of extended cognition. This...
Future Orientation as a Mediator between Assets and Perceived Household Economic Stability: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
in Social Work Research
June 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6099 words.
This article tests the mediation effects of future orientation in the relationship between assets and perceived economic stability. The first model, proposed by Sherraden, presents the...
in The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology
August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .
Article. Subjects: Political Methodology; Comparative Politics. 12653 words.
This article discusses the role of ‘spatial interdependence’ between units of analysis by using a symmetric weighting matrix for the units of observation whose elements reflect the relative...
in Mechanisms of Cortical Development
April 2000; p ublished online January 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 25558 words.
All neurons in the mature nervous system are mapped onto the neurons to which they connect; and therefore, understanding how neural mappings are achieved could be considered synonymous with...
Hypertrophy hypothesis as an alternative explanation of the phenomenon of replicative aging of yeast
in FEMS Yeast Research
February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .
Journal Article. 2644 words.
This paper summarizes numerous arguments demonstrating that the hypothesis of accumulation of the senescence factor, which was the basis for introducing yeast to the group of model...
in Learning From the Global Financial Crisis
February 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 11836 words.
This chapter presents a critique of how financial economists have misunderstood the role of financial models and abdicated their intellectual responsibilities. It draws on the philosophy of...
in Managing Labour Migration in Europe
September 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 7481 words.
This chapter introduces the theories and concepts that are applied to the case studies of Spain and Great Britain and develops a series of hypotheses regarding the role of ideas and...
in Psychology of Terrorism
September 2006; p ublished online June 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 13937 words.
Chapter 20 explores the effects of terrorism on older adults. This includes the effects of natural and human-made disasters on older adults (theoretical frameworks, psychological responses,...
in Standing Apart
May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 8665 words.
This chapter illustrates how historical-critical discussions concerning the role of the Documentary Hypothesis and the Deuteronomistic Historian of the Hebrew Bible have challenged...
in The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition
September 2017; p ublished online June 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Neuropsychology. 10317 words.
From an evolutionary perspective, questions have been raised about whether women have a psychobiological pattern similar to that of men. In humans, hormonal effects of competition and its...