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role modelling hypothesis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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...

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role modelling hypothesis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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...

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role modelling hypothesis

Michael Kent.

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...

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Looking Both Ways

Alan Garnham and H. Wind Cowles.

in Reference

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...

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evidence

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin.

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...

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The Former Soviet Union and the World Wheat Economy

James R. Jones, Shuang L. Li, Stephen Devadoss and Charlotte (Jensen) Fedane.

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...

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Dynamic Interpretations of Covariation Data

Woo kyoung Ahn, Jessecae K. Marsh and Christian C. Luhmann.

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...

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Exploration of the critical depth hypothesis with a simple NPZ model

Marina Lévy.

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...

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The V1 hypothesis—creating a bottom-up saliency map for preattentive selection and segmentation

Li Zhaoping.

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...

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Is Minsky’s financial instability hypothesis valid?

Sébastien Charles.

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...

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Correctly analysing the balance-of-payments constraint on growth

Arslan Razmi.

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...

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Clark on Language, Cognition, and Extended Cognition

Kenneth Aizawa.

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...

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Future Orientation as a Mediator between Assets and Perceived Household Economic Stability: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

David Ansong, Gina A. N. Chowa and Michal Grinstein-Weiss.

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...

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Empirical Models of Spatial Inter‐Dependence

Robert J. Franzese and Jude C. Hays.

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...

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Map formation

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw.

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...

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Hypertrophy hypothesis as an alternative explanation of the phenomenon of replicative aging of yeast

Tomasz Biliński, Renata Zadrąg-Tęcza and Grzegorz Bartosz.

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...

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The Normative Foundation of Finance

Andreas Georg Scherer and Emilio Marti.

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...

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Developing the approach: theory and methods

Alex Balch.

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...

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Older Adults and Terrorism

Lisa M. Brown, Donna Cohen and Joy R. Kohlmaier.

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,...

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Competing Histories in the Hebrew Bible and in the Latter-day Saint Tradition

Cory D. Crawford.

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...

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Psychobiological Responses to Competition in Women

Raquel Costa, Miguel A. Serrano and Alicia Salvador.

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...

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