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  • 1 Adaptation — This article is about the evolutionary process. For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …

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  • 2 correspondence — n. 1. Coincidence, concurrence, congruity, fitting relation, reciprocal adaptation. 2. Correlation, complemental relation, counterposition. 3. Intercourse or communication by letters, epistolary intercourse. 4. Letters …

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  • 3 evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …

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  • 4 Origin of language — The origin of language is the emergence of language in the human species. This is a highly controversial topic, empirical evidence being so limited that many regard it as unsuitable for serious scholars. In 1866, the Linguistic Society of Paris… …

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  • 5 eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …

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  • 6 nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… …

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  • 7 Central pattern generator — Central pattern generators (CPGs) are neural networks that produce rhythmic patterned outputs without sensory feedback.[1][2] CPGs have been shown to produce rhythmic outputs resembling normal rhythmic motor pattern production even in isolation… …

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  • 8 Ecology — For other uses, see Ecology (disambiguation). Ecology …

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  • 9 Evolutionary psychology — (EP) attempts to explain mental and psychological traits such as memory, perception, or language as adaptations, that is, as the functional products of natural selection or sexual selection. Adaptationist thinking about physiological mechanisms,… …

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  • 10 Natural selection — For other uses, see Natural Selection (disambiguation). Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …

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  • 11 Stanley Salmons — (1939 ) was born in Clapton, East London, and was educated at St. Marylebone Grammar School. Awarded a Royal Scholarship, he attended Imperial College London, from which he graduated in Physics and went on to gain a D.I.C. in Electronics and… …

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  • 12 community ecology — Introduction       study of the organization and functioning of communities (community), which are assemblages of interacting populations of the species living within a particular area or habitat.       As populations of species interact with one …

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  • 13 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 14 political system — Introduction       the set of formal legal institutions that constitute a “government” or a “ state.” This is the definition adopted by many studies of the legal or constitutional arrangements of advanced political orders. More broadly defined,… …

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  • 15 Crystallographic database — A crystallographic database is a database specifically designed to store information about crystals and crystal structures. Crystals are solids having, in all three dimensions of space, a regularly repeating arrangement of atoms, ions, or… …

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  • 16 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 17 Evolution — This article is about evolution in biology. For other uses, see Evolution (disambiguation). For a generally accessible and less technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to evolution. Part of a series on …

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  • 18 Attachment theory — …

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  • 19 Integrative communication theory — This page describes an integrative theory of cross cultural adaptation proposed by Young Yun Kim (1988, 2001, 2005). The theory highlights the centrality of an individual s communication activities in the process of becoming more functionally fit …

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  • 20 nature, philosophy of — Introduction       the discipline that investigates substantive issues regarding the actual features of nature as a reality. The discussion here is divided into two parts: the philosophy of physics and the philosophy of biology.       In this… …

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