Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.
Area of the OCCIPITAL LOBE concerned with the processing of visual information relayed via VISUAL PATHWAYS.
Investigative technique commonly used during ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY in which a series of bright light flashes or visual patterns are used to elicit brain activity.
Motion of an object in which either one or more points on a line are fixed. It is also the motion of a particle about a fixed point. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The awareness of the spatial properties of objects; includes physical space.
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
Mental process to visually perceive a critical number of facts (the pattern), such as characters, shapes, displays, or designs.
The science dealing with the correlation of the physical characteristics of a stimulus, e.g., frequency or intensity, with the response to the stimulus, in order to assess the psychologic factors involved in the relationship.
The ability to detect sharp boundaries (stimuli) and to detect slight changes in luminance at regions without distinct contours. Psychophysical measurements of this visual function are used to evaluate visual acuity and to detect eye disease.
The sensory discrimination of a pattern shape or outline.
The selecting and organizing of visual stimuli based on the individual's past experience.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Differential response to different stimuli.
The minimum amount of stimulus energy necessary to elicit a sensory response.
A physical property showing different values in relation to the direction in or along which the measurement is made. The physical property may be with regard to thermal or electric conductivity or light refraction. In crystallography, it describes crystals whose index of refraction varies with the direction of the incident light. It is also called acolotropy and colotropy. The opposite of anisotropy is isotropy wherein the same values characterize the object when measured along axes in all directions.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
Sexual attraction or relationship between females.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The domestic cat, Felis catus, of the carnivore family FELIDAE, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia. Though probably present in towns in Palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed, p801)
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of the neurological system, processes or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Orientation of intracellular structures especially with respect to the apical and basolateral domains of the plasma membrane. Polarized cells must direct proteins from the Golgi apparatus to the appropriate domain since tight junctions prevent proteins from diffusing between the two domains.
An illusion of vision usually affecting spatial relations.
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
Instinctual patterns of activity related to a specific area including ability of certain animals to return to a given place when displaced from it, often over great distances using navigational clues such as those used in migration (ANIMAL MIGRATION).
Set of cell bodies and nerve fibers conducting impulses from the eyes to the cerebral cortex. It includes the RETINA; OPTIC NERVE; optic tract; and geniculocalcarine tract.
Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
Acceleration produced by the mutual attraction of two masses, and of magnitude inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two centers of mass. It is also the force imparted by the earth, moon, or a planet to an object near its surface. (From NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
Microscopy using polarized light in which phenomena due to the preferential orientation of optical properties with respect to the vibration plane of the polarized light are made visible and correlated parameters are made measurable.
The study of crystal structure using X-RAY DIFFRACTION techniques. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The level of protein structure in which regular hydrogen-bond interactions within contiguous stretches of polypeptide chain give rise to alpha helices, beta strands (which align to form beta sheets) or other types of coils. This is the first folding level of protein conformation.
Layers of lipid molecules which are two molecules thick. Bilayer systems are frequently studied as models of biological membranes.
The total area or space visible in a person's peripheral vision with the eye looking straightforward.
The characteristic three-dimensional shape of a molecule.
A microtubule structure that forms during CELL DIVISION. It consists of two SPINDLE POLES, and sets of MICROTUBULES that may include the astral microtubules, the polar microtubules, and the kinetochore microtubules.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
The basic cellular units of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the NERVOUS SYSTEM.
The real or apparent movement of objects through the visual field.
The blending of separate images seen by each eye into one composite image.
The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.
Spectroscopic method of measuring the magnetic moment of elementary particles such as atomic nuclei, protons or electrons. It is employed in clinical applications such as NMR Tomography (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING).
The sexual attraction or relationship between members of both the same and the opposite SEX.
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
Perception of three-dimensionality.
Imaging techniques used to colocalize sites of brain functions or physiological activity with brain structures.
The ability to respond to segments of the perceptual experience rather than to the whole.
The interference of one perceptual stimulus with another causing a decrease or lessening in perceptual effectiveness.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.
The study of PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and PHYSICAL PROCESSES as applied to living things.
The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
A perceptual phenomenon used by Gestalt psychologists to demonstrate that events in one part of the perceptual field may affect perception in another part.
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
NMR spectroscopy on small- to medium-size biological macromolecules. This is often used for structural investigation of proteins and nucleic acids, and often involves more than one isotope.
Continuous frequency distribution of infinite range. Its properties are as follows: 1, continuous, symmetrical distribution with both tails extending to infinity; 2, arithmetic mean, mode, and median identical; and 3, shape completely determined by the mean and standard deviation.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.
A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.
Voluntary or involuntary motion of head that may be relative to or independent of body; includes animals and humans.
The physical characteristics and processes of biological systems.
The process in which light signals are transformed by the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS into electrical signals which can then be transmitted to the brain.
Process whereby a cell, bodily structure, or organism (animal or plant) receives or detects a gravity stimulus. Gravity sensing plays an important role in the directional growth and development of an organism (GRAVITROPISM).
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
The difference between two images on the retina when looking at a visual stimulus. This occurs since the two retinas do not have the same view of the stimulus because of the location of our eyes. Thus the left eye does not get exactly the same view as the right eye.
The position or attitude of the body.
Mental processing of chromatic signals (COLOR VISION) from the eye by the VISUAL CORTEX where they are converted into symbolic representations. Color perception involves numerous neurons, and is influenced not only by the distribution of wavelengths from the viewed object, but also by its background color and brightness contrast at its boundary.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of chemical processes or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.
Images seen by one eye.
Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.
The electric response evoked in the cerebral cortex by visual stimulation or stimulation of the visual pathways.
The spatial arrangement of the atoms of a nucleic acid or polynucleotide that results in its characteristic 3-dimensional shape.
The sexual attraction or relationship between members of the opposite SEX.
A deoxyribonucleotide polymer that is the primary genetic material of all cells. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms normally contain DNA in a double-stranded state, yet several important biological processes transiently involve single-stranded regions. DNA, which consists of a polysugar-phosphate backbone possessing projections of purines (adenine and guanine) and pyrimidines (thymine and cytosine), forms a double helix that is held together by hydrogen bonds between these purines and pyrimidines (adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine).
A low-energy attractive force between hydrogen and another element. It plays a major role in determining the properties of water, proteins, and other compounds.
Part of the DIENCEPHALON inferior to the caudal end of the dorsal THALAMUS. Includes the lateral geniculate body which relays visual impulses from the OPTIC TRACT to the calcarine cortex, and the medial geniculate body which relays auditory impulses from the lateral lemniscus to the AUDITORY CORTEX.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The deductive study of shape, quantity, and dependence. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Voluntary or reflex-controlled movements of the eye.
The scattering of x-rays by matter, especially crystals, with accompanying variation in intensity due to interference effects. Analysis of the crystal structure of materials is performed by passing x-rays through them and registering the diffraction image of the rays (CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, X-RAY). (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Theoretical representations that simulate psychological processes and/or social processes. These include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Analysis based on the mathematical function first formulated by Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier in 1807. The function, known as the Fourier transform, describes the sinusoidal pattern of any fluctuating pattern in the physical world in terms of its amplitude and its phase. It has broad applications in biomedicine, e.g., analysis of the x-ray crystallography data pivotal in identifying the double helical nature of DNA and in analysis of other molecules, including viruses, and the modified back-projection algorithm universally used in computerized tomography imaging, etc. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.
The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
A synthetic phospholipid used in liposomes and lipid bilayers for the study of biological membranes.
The property of nonisotropic media, such as crystals, whereby a single incident beam of light traverses the medium as two beams, each plane-polarized, the planes being at right angles to each other. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Slender, cylindrical filaments found in the cytoskeleton of plant and animal cells. They are composed of the protein TUBULIN and are influenced by TUBULIN MODULATORS.
The location of the atoms, groups or ions relative to one another in a molecule, as well as the number, type and location of covalent bonds.
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Reactions of an individual or groups of individuals with relation to the immediate surrounding area including the animate or inanimate objects within that area.
A species of the genus MACACA which typically lives near the coast in tidal creeks and mangrove swamps primarily on the islands of the Malay peninsula.
The positioning and accommodation of eyes that allows the image to be brought into place on the FOVEA CENTRALIS of each eye.
Measurement of the polarization of fluorescent light from solutions or microscopic specimens. It is used to provide information concerning molecular size, shape, and conformation, molecular anisotropy, electronic energy transfer, molecular interaction, including dye and coenzyme binding, and the antigen-antibody reaction.
Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.
The upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs.
Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.
The time from the onset of a stimulus until a response is observed.
The coordination of a sensory or ideational (cognitive) process and a motor activity.
Areas of attractive or repulsive force surrounding MAGNETS.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
The smallest difference which can be discriminated between two stimuli or one which is barely above the threshold.
Proteins which are found in membranes including cellular and intracellular membranes. They consist of two types, peripheral and integral proteins. They include most membrane-associated enzymes, antigenic proteins, transport proteins, and drug, hormone, and lectin receptors.
Physical motion, i.e., a change in position of a body or subject as a result of an external force. It is distinguished from MOVEMENT, a process resulting from biological activity.
An oval, bony chamber of the inner ear, part of the bony labyrinth. It is continuous with bony COCHLEA anteriorly, and SEMICIRCULAR CANALS posteriorly. The vestibule contains two communicating sacs (utricle and saccule) of the balancing apparatus. The oval window on its lateral wall is occupied by the base of the STAPES of the MIDDLE EAR.
A spectroscopic technique in which a range of wavelengths is presented simultaneously with an interferometer and the spectrum is mathematically derived from the pattern thus obtained.
A family of structurally related collagens that form the characteristic collagen fibril bundles seen in CONNECTIVE TISSUE.
The relationship between the chemical structure of a compound and its biological or pharmacological activity. Compounds are often classed together because they have structural characteristics in common including shape, size, stereochemical arrangement, and distribution of functional groups.
A reflex wherein impulses are conveyed from the cupulas of the SEMICIRCULAR CANALS and from the OTOLITHIC MEMBRANE of the SACCULE AND UTRICLE via the VESTIBULAR NUCLEI of the BRAIN STEM and the median longitudinal fasciculus to the OCULOMOTOR NERVE nuclei. It functions to maintain a stable retinal image during head rotation by generating appropriate compensatory EYE MOVEMENTS.
Processes and properties of the EYE as a whole or of any of its parts.
Artificially produced membranes, such as semipermeable membranes used in artificial kidney dialysis (RENAL DIALYSIS), monomolecular and bimolecular membranes used as models to simulate biological CELL MEMBRANES. These membranes are also used in the process of GUIDED TISSUE REGENERATION.
A species of the genus MACACA inhabiting India, China, and other parts of Asia. The species is used extensively in biomedical research and adapts very well to living with humans.
Sensation of making physical contact with objects, animate or inanimate. Tactile stimuli are detected by MECHANORECEPTORS in the skin and mucous membranes.
The lipid- and protein-containing, selectively permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.
Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.
A technique applicable to the wide variety of substances which exhibit paramagnetism because of the magnetic moments of unpaired electrons. The spectra are useful for detection and identification, for determination of electron structure, for study of interactions between molecules, and for measurement of nuclear spins and moments. (From McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 7th edition) Electron nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) spectroscopy is a variant of the technique which can give enhanced resolution. Electron spin resonance analysis can now be used in vivo, including imaging applications such as MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING.
The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.
A computer simulation developed to study the motion of molecules over a period of time.
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
Behavioral manifestations of cerebral dominance in which there is preferential use and superior functioning of either the left or the right side, as in the preferred use of the right hand or right foot.
A rigorously mathematical analysis of energy relationships (heat, work, temperature, and equilibrium). It describes systems whose states are determined by thermal parameters, such as temperature, in addition to mechanical and electromagnetic parameters. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A gelatinous membrane overlying the acoustic maculae of SACCULE AND UTRICLE. It contains minute crystalline particles (otoliths) of CALCIUM CARBONATE and protein on its outer surface. In response to head movement, the otoliths shift causing distortion of the vestibular hair cells which transduce nerve signals to the BRAIN for interpretation of equilibrium.
DNA sequences which are recognized (directly or indirectly) and bound by a DNA-dependent RNA polymerase during the initiation of transcription. Highly conserved sequences within the promoter include the Pribnow box in bacteria and the TATA BOX in eukaryotes.
Abrupt changes in the membrane potential that sweep along the CELL MEMBRANE of excitable cells in response to excitation stimuli.
Three long canals (anterior, posterior, and lateral) of the bony labyrinth. They are set at right angles to each other and are situated posterosuperior to the vestibule of the bony labyrinth (VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH). The semicircular canals have five openings into the vestibule with one shared by the anterior and the posterior canals. Within the canals are the SEMICIRCULAR DUCTS.
The accumulation of an electric charge on a object
The sensory interpretation of the dimensions of objects.
Sense of movement of a part of the body, such as movement of fingers, elbows, knees, limbs, or weights.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The misinterpretation of a real external, sensory experience.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
An area approximately 1.5 millimeters in diameter within the macula lutea where the retina thins out greatly because of the oblique shifting of all layers except the pigment epithelium layer. It includes the sloping walls of the fovea (clivus) and contains a few rods in its periphery. In its center (foveola) are the cones most adapted to yield high visual acuity, each cone being connected to only one ganglion cell. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Sequences of DNA or RNA that occur in multiple copies. There are several types: INTERSPERSED REPETITIVE SEQUENCES are copies of transposable elements (DNA TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENTS or RETROELEMENTS) dispersed throughout the genome. TERMINAL REPEAT SEQUENCES flank both ends of another sequence, for example, the long terminal repeats (LTRs) on RETROVIRUSES. Variations may be direct repeats, those occurring in the same direction, or inverted repeats, those opposite to each other in direction. TANDEM REPEAT SEQUENCES are copies which lie adjacent to each other, direct or inverted (INVERTED REPEAT SEQUENCES).
Proteins found in any species of bacterium.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
A representation, generally small in scale, to show the structure, construction, or appearance of something. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The group of celestial bodies, including the EARTH, orbiting around and gravitationally bound by the sun. It includes eight planets, one minor planet, and 34 natural satellites, more than 1,000 observed comets, and thousands of lesser bodies known as MINOR PLANETS (asteroids) and METEOROIDS. (From Academic American Encyclopedia, 1983)
Discrete segments of DNA which can excise and reintegrate to another site in the genome. Most are inactive, i.e., have not been found to exist outside the integrated state. DNA transposable elements include bacterial IS (insertion sequence) elements, Tn elements, the maize controlling elements Ac and Ds, Drosophila P, gypsy, and pogo elements, the human Tigger elements and the Tc and mariner elements which are found throughout the animal kingdom.
The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).
Genetically engineered MUTAGENESIS at a specific site in the DNA molecule that introduces a base substitution, or an insertion or deletion.
A molecule that binds to another molecule, used especially to refer to a small molecule that binds specifically to a larger molecule, e.g., an antigen binding to an antibody, a hormone or neurotransmitter binding to a receptor, or a substrate or allosteric effector binding to an enzyme. Ligands are also molecules that donate or accept a pair of electrons to form a coordinate covalent bond with the central metal atom of a coordination complex. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Sexual attraction or relationship between males.
Use of restriction endonucleases to analyze and generate a physical map of genomes, genes, or other segments of DNA.
The sexual attraction or relationship between members of the same SEX.
Semidomesticated variety of European polecat much used for hunting RODENTS and/or RABBITS and as a laboratory animal. It is in the subfamily Mustelinae, family MUSTELIDAE.
A nonspecific term referring to impaired vision. Major subcategories include stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia and toxic amblyopia. Stimulus deprivation-induced amblyopia is a developmental disorder of the visual cortex. A discrepancy between visual information received by the visual cortex from each eye results in abnormal cortical development. STRABISMUS and REFRACTIVE ERRORS may cause this condition. Toxic amblyopia is a disorder of the OPTIC NERVE which is associated with ALCOHOLISM, tobacco SMOKING, and other toxins and as an adverse effect of the use of some medications.
The adjustment of the eye to variations in the intensity of light. Light adaptation is the adjustment of the eye when the light threshold is increased; DARK ADAPTATION when the light is greatly reduced. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
The process by which two molecules of the same chemical composition form a condensation product or polymer.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.
Sexual activities of humans.
A specialized field of physics and engineering involved in studying the behavior and properties of light and the technology of analyzing, generating, transmitting, and manipulating ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION in the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet range.
The formation of crystalline substances from solutions or melts. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape and arrangement of multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or cyclical structures. OLIGOPEPTIDES are composed of approximately 2-12 amino acids. Polypeptides are composed of approximately 13 or more amino acids. PROTEINS are linear polypeptides that are normally synthesized on RIBOSOMES.
Enzymes that are part of the restriction-modification systems. They catalyze the endonucleolytic cleavage of DNA sequences which lack the species-specific methylation pattern in the host cell's DNA. Cleavage yields random or specific double-stranded fragments with terminal 5'-phosphates. The function of restriction enzymes is to destroy any foreign DNA that invades the host cell. Most have been studied in bacterial systems, but a few have been found in eukaryotic organisms. They are also used as tools for the systematic dissection and mapping of chromosomes, in the determination of base sequences of DNAs, and have made it possible to splice and recombine genes from one organism into the genome of another. EC 3.21.1.
Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.
The homogeneous mixtures formed by the mixing of a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance (solute) with a liquid (the solvent), from which the dissolved substances can be recovered by physical processes. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Learning that is manifested in the ability to respond differentially to various stimuli.
The region of an enzyme that interacts with its substrate to cause the enzymatic reaction.
The measurement of the amplitude of the components of a complex waveform throughout the frequency range of the waveform. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The thermodynamic interaction between a substance and WATER.
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Filamentous proteins that are the main constituent of the thin filaments of muscle fibers. The filaments (known also as filamentous or F-actin) can be dissociated into their globular subunits; each subunit is composed of a single polypeptide 375 amino acids long. This is known as globular or G-actin. In conjunction with MYOSINS, actin is responsible for the contraction and relaxation of muscle.
Components of the extracellular matrix consisting primarily of fibrillin. They are essential for the integrity of elastic fibers.
A genus of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, consisting of 16 species inhabiting forests of Africa, Asia, and the islands of Borneo, Philippines, and Celebes.
A family of 3,6-di(substituted-amino)-9-benzoate derivatives of xanthene that are used as dyes and as indicators for various metals; also used as fluorescent tracers in histochemistry.
RNA molecules which hybridize to complementary sequences in either RNA or DNA altering the function of the latter. Endogenous antisense RNAs function as regulators of gene expression by a variety of mechanisms. Synthetic antisense RNAs are used to effect the functioning of specific genes for investigative or therapeutic purposes.
Agents that emit light after excitation by light. The wave length of the emitted light is usually longer than that of the incident light. Fluorochromes are substances that cause fluorescence in other substances, i.e., dyes used to mark or label other compounds with fluorescent tags.
Spectrophotometry in the infrared region, usually for the purpose of chemical analysis through measurement of absorption spectra associated with rotational and vibrational energy levels of molecules. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Fields representing the joint interplay of electric and magnetic forces.
The natural satellite of the planet Earth. It includes the lunar cycles or phases, the lunar month, lunar landscapes, geography, and soil.
Microscopy of specimens stained with fluorescent dye (usually fluorescein isothiocyanate) or of naturally fluorescent materials, which emit light when exposed to ultraviolet or blue light. Immunofluorescence microscopy utilizes antibodies that are labeled with fluorescent dye.
A characteristic feature of enzyme activity in relation to the kind of substrate on which the enzyme or catalytic molecule reacts.
Molecules which contain an atom or a group of atoms exhibiting an unpaired electron spin that can be detected by electron spin resonance spectroscopy and can be bonded to another molecule. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Chemical and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The color-furnishing portion of hemoglobin. It is found free in tissues and as the prosthetic group in many hemeproteins.
A change from planar to elliptic polarization when an initially plane-polarized light wave traverses an optically active medium. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
The adhesion of gases, liquids, or dissolved solids onto a surface. It includes adsorptive phenomena of bacteria and viruses onto surfaces as well. ABSORPTION into the substance may follow but not necessarily.
Production of new arrangements of DNA by various mechanisms such as assortment and segregation, CROSSING OVER; GENE CONVERSION; GENETIC TRANSFORMATION; GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; or mixed infection of viruses.
Derivatives of phosphatidic acids in which the phosphoric acid is bound in ester linkage to a choline moiety. Complete hydrolysis yields 1 mole of glycerol, phosphoric acid and choline and 2 moles of fatty acids.
Psychophysical technique that permits the estimation of the bias of the observer as well as detectability of the signal (i.e., stimulus) in any sensory modality. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
The branch of science that deals with the geometric description of crystals and their internal arrangement. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
Recombinant proteins produced by the GENETIC TRANSLATION of fused genes formed by the combination of NUCLEIC ACID REGULATORY SEQUENCES of one or more genes with the protein coding sequences of one or more genes.
Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.
Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.
The anterior portion of the head that includes the skin, muscles, and structures of the forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and jaw.
The transfer of energy of a given form among different scales of motion. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed). It includes the transfer of kinetic energy and the transfer of chemical energy. The transfer of chemical energy from one molecule to another depends on proximity of molecules so it is often used as in techniques to measure distance such as the use of FORSTER RESONANCE ENERGY TRANSFER.
The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.
Cis-acting DNA sequences which can increase transcription of genes. Enhancers can usually function in either orientation and at various distances from a promoter.
The function of opposing or restraining the excitation of neurons or their target excitable cells.
The process of discovering or asserting an objective or intrinsic relation between two objects or concepts; a faculty or power that enables a person to make judgments; the process of bringing to light and asserting the implicit meaning of a concept; a critical evaluation of a person or situation.

Subjective perception of body sway. (1/3615)

OBJECTIVES AND METHOD: The relation between body sway recorded through a stabilometric platform and the subjective report of steadiness was studied in 20 young and 20 elderly subjects and 20 neuropathic and 20 parkinsonian patients standing upright. The trials were performed under two stances (feet apart, feet together) and two visual conditions (eyes open, eyes closed). At the end of each trial, subjects scored their performance on a scale from 10 (complete steadiness) to 0 (fall). RESULTS: In all subjects, independently of the stance conditions, the larger the body sway the smaller the reported score. The function best fitting this relation was linear when sway was expressed on a logarithmic scale. The scoring reproducibility proved high both within and across subjects. Despite the different body sways and scores recorded under the different visual and postural conditions (eyes closed>eyes open, feet together>feet apart) in all groups of subjects and patients, the slopes of the relations between sway and score were broadly superimposable. In the normal subjects, the scores were slightly higher during eyes open than eyes closed trials for corresponding body sways. This was interpreted as a sign of perception of greater stability when vision was allowed. Parkinsonian patients swayed to a similar extent as normal subjects, and their scores were accordingly similar, both with eyes open and eyes closed. Neuropathic patients swayed to a larger extent than normal subjects, and their scores were matched appropriately. Although the slope of their relation with eyes closed was not different from that of normal subjects, with eyes open it was steeper and similar to that with eyes closed, suggesting that these patients did not feel more stable when they could take advantage of vision. CONCLUSIONS: The subjective evaluation of body sway, irrespective of stance condition, age, neuropathy, and basal ganglia disease, reflects the actual sway, and is inversely proportional to the logarithm of the sway value. The remarkable similarity of the relation between score and sway across the various groups of subjects with eyes closed indicates a common mode of sway evaluation, possibly based on integration of several sensory inputs. All groups except neuropathic patients seem to take advantage of the redundancy of the inputs. Basal ganglia integrity does not seem to have a role in the evaluation of sway.  (+info)

Optical imaging of functional domains in the cortex of the awake and behaving monkey. (2/3615)

As demonstrated by anatomical and physiological studies, the cerebral cortex consists of groups of cortical modules, each comprising populations of neurons with similar functional properties. This functional modularity exists in both sensory and association neocortices. However, the role of such cortical modules in perceptual and cognitive behavior is unknown. To aid in the examination of this issue we have applied the high spatial resolution optical imaging methodology to the study of awake, behaving animals. In this paper, we report the optical imaging of orientation domains and blob structures, approximately 100-200 micrometer in size, in visual cortex of the awake and behaving monkey. By overcoming the spatial limitations of other existing imaging methods, optical imaging will permit the study of a wide variety of cortical functions at the columnar level, including motor and cognitive functions traditionally studied with positron-emission tomography or functional MRI techniques.  (+info)

A theory of geometric constraints on neural activity for natural three-dimensional movement. (3/3615)

Although the orientation of an arm in space or the static view of an object may be represented by a population of neurons in complex ways, how these variables change with movement often follows simple linear rules, reflecting the underlying geometric constraints in the physical world. A theoretical analysis is presented for how such constraints affect the average firing rates of sensory and motor neurons during natural movements with low degrees of freedom, such as a limb movement and rigid object motion. When applied to nonrigid reaching arm movements, the linear theory accounts for cosine directional tuning with linear speed modulation, predicts a curl-free spatial distribution of preferred directions, and also explains why the instantaneous motion of the hand can be recovered from the neural population activity. For three-dimensional motion of a rigid object, the theory predicts that, to a first approximation, the response of a sensory neuron should have a preferred translational direction and a preferred rotation axis in space, both with cosine tuning functions modulated multiplicatively by speed and angular speed, respectively. Some known tuning properties of motion-sensitive neurons follow as special cases. Acceleration tuning and nonlinear speed modulation are considered in an extension of the linear theory. This general approach provides a principled method to derive mechanism-insensitive neuronal properties by exploiting the inherently low dimensionality of natural movements.  (+info)

Ultrasonic vocalizations elicit orienting and associative reactions in preweanling mice. (4/3615)

On postnatal days (PND) 12 and 13, 90 male Swiss CD-1 mice were tested for orientation to 3 intensities of recorded ultrasounds while climbing an inclined wire grid surface. Motor responses and vocalization to replayed ultrasounds (55-75 kHz) of 20-, 40-, and 60-dB SPL indicated an intensity dependence. In Experiment 2, 138 pups were exposed to either contingent or noncontingent pairings of recorded ultrasounds of 55-75 kHz, averaging 40 dB, and mild inescapable footshocks, or taped vocalizations or footshocks only on PND 12, 14, or 16. At PND 18, subjects were tested for passive avoidance following exposure to the taped ultrasounds only upon entry into the dark side of a black-white compartment. Results suggested only overall, nonspecific effects of pretreatment to elicit responses antagonistic to motor activity. In Experiment 3, 36 pups at PND 15 were tested for passive avoidance with the ultrasound recordings of 40- or 80-dB onset upon entry to the dark compartment; a third group had no ultrasound exposure. A significant intensity effect confirmed that the ultrasounds had prepotent properties.  (+info)

The physiological effects of monocular deprivation and their reversal in the monkey's visual cortex. (5/3615)

1. 1127 single units were recorded during oblique penetrations in area 17 of one normal, three monocularly deprived and four reverse sutured monkeys. 2. In all animals most cells outside layer IV c were orientation-selective, and preferred orientation usually shifted from cell to cell in a regular progressive sequence. 3. The presence in layer IV c of non-oriented, monocularly driven units, organized in alternating right-eye and left-eye 'stripes' (LeVay, Hubel & Wiesel, 1975) was confirmed. 4. Early monocular deprivation (2--5 1/2 weeks) caused a strong shift of ocular dominance towards the non-deprived eye. However, even outside layer IV c, neural background and some isolated cells could still be driven from the deprived eye in regularly spaced, narrow columnar regions. In layer IV c the non-deprived eye's stripes were almost three times wider, on average, than the deprived. 5. Later monocular deprivation (11--16 months) had no detectable influence on layer IV c but seemed to cause a small shift in ocular dominance outside IV c. Deprivation for 6 1/4 months in an adult had no such effect. 6. After early reverse suturing (at 5 1/2 weeks) the originally deprived eye gained dominance over cells outside layer IV c just as complete as that originally exercised by the eye that was first non-deprived. 7. The later reverse suturing was delayed, the less effective was recapture by the originally deprived eye. Reversal at 8 weeks led to roughly equal numbers of cells being dominated by each eye; fewer cells became dominated by the newly open eye after reverse suturing at 9 weeks and most of them were non-oriented; reversal at 38 1/2 weeks had no effect. 8. Binocular cells, though rare in reverse sutured animals, always had very similar preferred orientations in the two eyes. The columnar sequences of preferred orientation were not interrupted at the borders of ocular dominance columns. 9. Even within layer IV c there was evidence for re-expansion of physiologically determined ocular dominance stripes. After early reverse suture, stripes for the two eyes became roughly equal in width. Possible mechanisms for these changes are discussed.  (+info)

Macaque SEF neurons encode object-centered directions of eye movements regardless of the visual attributes of instructional cues. (6/3615)

Macaque SEF neurons encode object-centered directions of eye movements regardless of the visual attributes of instructional cues. Neurons in the supplementary eye field (SEF) of the macaque monkey exhibit object-centered direction selectivity in the context of a task in which a spot flashed on the right or left end of a sample bar instructs a monkey to make an eye movement to the right or left end of a target bar. To determine whether SEF neurons are selective for the location of the cue, as defined relative to the sample bar, or, alternatively, for the location of the target, as defined relative to the target bar, we carried out recording while monkeys performed a new task. In this task, the color of a cue-spot instructed the monkey to which end of the target bar an eye movement should be made (blue for the left end and yellow for the right end). Object-centered direction selectivity persisted under this condition, indicating that neurons are selective for the location of the target relative to the target bar. However, object-centered signals developed at a longer latency (by approximately 200 ms) when the instruction was conveyed by color than when it was conveyed by the location of a spot on a sample bar.  (+info)

Averaging and summation of influences on visually perceived eye level between two long lines differing in pitch or roll-tilt. (7/3615)

The presence of one or two long, dim, eccentrically-placed, parallel, pitched-from-vertical lines in darkness generates a systematic influence on the physical elevation that appears to correspond to eye level (VPEL). The influence of the line(s) in darkness is nearly as large as that produced by a complexly-structured, well-illuminated visual field (Matin L, Li W. Vis Res, 1994;34:311-330); oblique lines in a frontoparallel plane that strike the same projected orientations generate the same influences as those generated by pitched-from-vertical lines (Li W, Matin L. Perception, 1996;25:831-852). The two experiments described here examined the influence on the physical elevation of VPEL due to simultaneous viewing of two long lines of different pitch (Experiment 1) or two long lines of different obliquity in a frontoparallel plane (Experiment 2). Experiment 1 employed two long (66 degrees), simultaneously-presented, pitched-from-vertical lines in darkness on bilaterally symmetric locations at 25 degrees horizontal eccentricity, with each line at one of seven pitches in the range from -30 degrees to +30 degrees; VPELs were measured for all 49 possible pitch combinations. Experiment 2 was identically constructed, but employed oblique 2-line stimuli from a frontoparallel plane that struck the same projected orientations as did the pitched-from-vertical lines in Experiment 1. VPELs measured on four subjects in the two experiments were indistinguishable for corresponding conditions of pitch and obliquity. For a given pitch (obliquity) of one of the lines the elevation of VPEL increased linearly with the pitch (obliquity) of the second line. The VPEL for any 2-line combination is very close to the average of the VPELs for the two individual lines; a small amount of additive summation between the influences of the two lines was also found. Parallel and nonparallel 2-line stimuli appear to follow the same rules of combination. The results are clear in showing that the visual influence on VPEL is controlled by an opponent-process mechanism.  (+info)

The role of orientation flights on homing performance in honeybees. (8/3615)

Honeybees have long served as a model organism for investigating insect navigation. Bees, like many other nesting animals, primarily use learned visual features of the environment to guide their movement between the nest and foraging sites. Although much is known about the spatial information encoded in memory by experienced bees, the development of large-scale spatial memory in naive bees is not clearly understood. Past studies suggest that learning occurs during orientation flights taken before the start of foraging. We investigated what honeybees learn during their initial experience in a new landscape by examining the homing of bees displaced after a single orientation flight lasting only 5-10 min. Homing ability was assessed using vanishing bearings and homing speed. At release sites with a view of the landmarks immediately surrounding the hive, 'first-flight' bees, tested after their very first orientation flight, had faster homing rates than 'reorienting foragers', which had previous experience in a different site prior to their orientation flight in the test landscape. First-flight bees also had faster homing rates from these sites than did 'resident' bees with full experience of the terrain. At distant sites, resident bees returned to the hive more rapidly than reorienting or first-flight bees; however, in some cases, the reorienting bees were as successful as the resident bees. Vanishing bearings indicated that all three types of bees were oriented homewards when in the vicinity of landmarks near the hive. When bees were released out of sight of these landmarks, hence forcing them to rely on a route memory, the 'first-flight' bees were confused, the 'reorienting' bees chose the homeward direction except at the most distant site and the 'resident' bees were consistently oriented homewards.  (+info)

In order to explore parietal patients difficulties in the processing of orientation information, we asked parietal patients (N = 8) and healthy and brain-damaged controls to imitate multicomponent actions where object orientation was one component. In Experiment 1 orientation was not the most relevant aspect of the action to be imitated, and the parietal group showed significant difficulties in processing object orientation. However, in Experiment 2, where orientation was placed at the top end of the goal hierarchy, the parietal group were able to process stimulus orientation sufficiently to place it within the goal hierarchy of the action and to reproduce it accurately. We conclude that patients with parietal lesions might be able to include object orientation in a goal hierarchy, but if their processing of orientation information is impaired they might be disproportionately prone to errors when object orientation is lower in the goal hierarchy and so not prioritized for processing resources.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Cascaded Bayesian processes: an account of bias in orientation perception. AU - Langley, Keith. AU - Lefebvre, Veronique. AU - Anderson, Stephen J.. PY - 2009/10/15. Y1 - 2009/10/15. N2 - Following adaptation to an oriented (1-d) signal in central vision, the orientation of subsequently viewed test signals may appear repelled away from or attracted towards the adapting orientation. Small angular differences between the adaptor and test yield repulsive shifts, while large angular differences yield attractive shifts. In peripheral vision, however, both small and large angular differences yield repulsive shifts. To account for these tilt after-effects (TAEs), a cascaded model of orientation estimation that is optimized using hierarchical Bayesian methods is proposed. The model accounts for orientation bias through adaptation-induced losses in information that arise because of signal uncertainties and neural constraints placed upon the propagation of visual information. Repulsive ...
Visual perception relies on low-level encoding of local orientation. Recent studies show an age-dependent impairment in orientation discrimination of stimuli embedded in external noise, suggesting that encoding of orientation is inefficient in older adults. In the present study we ask whether aging also reduces decoding, i.e., selecting the neural representations of target orientation while discarding those conflicting with it. We compared younger and older participants capability (mean age 24 and 68 years respectively) in discriminating whether the orientation of a Gabor target was left or right from the vertical. We measured (d′), an index of discrimination sensitivity, for orientation offset ranging from 1° to 12°. In the isolated target condition, d′ was reduced by aging and, in the older group, did not increase with orientation offset, thus resulting in a larger group difference at large than small orientation offsets from the vertical. Moreover, oriented elements in the background impaired
Given the abundance of significant effects in the omnibus ANOVA, we simplified our subsequent analyses by computing a composite measure of orientation sensitivity across bandwidth. Specifically, we defined orientation sensitivity as the mean fitted proportion correct from 15°-90°, computed separately for horizontal and vertical filters. For this analysis we chose to utilize the proportion correct predicted from psychometric curves fit to the entire bandwidth range. This procedure reduced the effect of measurement noise, although analyses of the raw proportion correct values yielded qualitatively similar results. For ease of communication, we term the resulting measure orientation sensitivity, as it quantifies overall sensitivity to information conveyed by horizontally and vertically oriented filters irrespective of bandwidth. Orientation sensitivity, plotted in Figure 4, was submitted to a 2 (Familiarity) × 2 (Face Orientation) × 2 (Filter Orientation) ANOVA with face and filter orientation ...
A wafer processing system for performing horizontal transport of vertically-oriented wafers into one or more process cells to perform vertical processing on the wafers. The wafer processing system includes a loading station for loading wafers onto respective carriers in a horizontal fashion and for rotating the carriers to orient the wafers in a vertical orientation for transport and processing, one or more process cells for processing the wafers in a vertical orientation respectively therein, and an unloading station for rotating the carriers to orient the wafers from a vertical orientation to a horizontal orientation and for unloading the wafer off the carriers in a horizontal fashion. Additionally, the wafer processing system includes a carrier transport system for transporting carriers horizontally from the loading station, to one or more process cells, then to the unloading station, and additionally to a carrier process section for processing of empty carriers.
Experimental evidence concerning plasticity of orientation selectivity in visual cortex poses an apparent dilemma. There are strong indications that orientation selectivity of single cells in visual cortex is experience-dependent and dependent on synaptic plasticity. On the other hand, preferred orientation seems very stable. Moreover, preferred orientation is identical for both eyes, even if they never experience common visual input.. To account for this, we propose that a scaffold is embedded in the structure of the long-range lateral connectivity. Its structure determines the initial orientation preference observed in animals with no visual experience and accounts for the stability in the orientation maps that develop in eyes with no common visual experience. The scaffold model is consistent with the broadly tuned, low-spatial frequency orientation selectivity seen in very young animals (DeAngelis et al., 1993). It is also consistent with the observation that orientation selectivity increases ...
Kinematic results. a: Significant [object orientation*group] interaction on acceleration peak amplitude [F(2,32) = 3.45, p | 0.05]: a significant ori
Sequence Charts have been used for years in connection with object-oriented analysis, but the notation itself has not offered any object-oriented facilities. This is remedied by MSC-2000 MSC document as the definiton of instance kinds is a Columbi egg in connection with object orientation. The MSCs easily plays the role of methods as they are called in Java terms (or virtual functions in C++ terms) ...
Interocular differences in orientation occur during binocular viewing of a surface slanted in depth. These orientation disparities could be exploited by the visual system to provide information about surface slant, but gradients of positional disparity provide an equally effective means to the same end. We examined the encoding of orientation disparities in V1 neurons that were recorded from two awake fixating monkeys. Monocular orientation selectivity was measured separately in each eye. Although the preferred monocular orientation in the left and right eyes was highly correlated (r = 0.98), 19 of 61 cells showed a significant interocular difference in preferred orientation (IDPO). By itself, an IDPO does not imply a specific binocular selectivity for orientation differences. We therefore examined the response to 25 binocular combinations of orientations by pairing each of five orientations in one eye with five in the other. Forty-four of 64 neurons showed responses that reflected the monocular
The activity induced by the collinear flankers depended on the preferred orientation of the recording sites. The orientation tuning of the recording sites was determined by measuring the responses to a moving bar stimulus (see Materials and Methods). We measured the orientation selectivity of the recording sites by computing an orientation selectivity ratio (OSR), defined as the ratio between the response to the best and the worst orientations, after subtraction of the baseline activity. OSRs ranged from 1.2 to 4.3 with a median of 1.7 (N = 38). For every recording site, we determined how well the horizontal orientation used in our experiments matched the preferred orientation of that recording site, defining the following three categories: 0-30, 30-60, and 60-90° from the horizontal orientation. Figure 7C shows the responses evoked by the collinear flankers at these three groups of recording sites in the absence of a target stimulus, normalized to the responses evoked by the horizontal ...
Hi there, Ive built a horizontally scrollable hbox layout container, docked on top, filled with other sub-containers, which I want to transform into a vbox layout (scrollable vertically, docked to the left) on orientation change. Right now Im doing something like this on resize: var hboxLayout = Ext.getCmp(hboxLayoutID); Ext.getCmp(hboxLayoutParentID).removeAll(false, true);
A simple shot of a brick archway next to my favorite camera store. I was trying out a Tamron 12-24 lens on my 20D. A horizontal shot would have
Localization of the subjective vertical during body tilt in pitch and in roll has been extensively studied because of the relevance of these axes for aviation and control of posture. We performed the first measurement of static orientation in -90º to +90º pitch, roll and recumbent yaw using the same subjective orientation task in all axes.. Subjects tasks were to point a gravity-neutral probe to the gravitational vertical (haptically indicated vertical) and to report verbally their perceived tilt. Subjects underestimated their body tilts in recumbent yaw and pitch and overestimated their tilts in roll. The haptic settings for pitch and roll were consistent with data in the literature. Our data constitute the first tri-dimensional assessment of the subjective vertical using a common measurement procedure and provide the basis for the tri-axial modeling of vestibular function.. We have used this data set to develop a tri-axial model of spatial orientation. The model attempts to capture the ...
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BACKGROUND: Knowledge graphs can represent the contents of biomedical literature and databases as subject-predicate-object triples, thereby enabling comprehensive analyses that identify e.g. relationships between diseases. Some diseases are often diagnosed in patients in specific temporal sequences, which are referred to as disease trajectories. Here, we determine whether a sequence of two diseases forms a trajectory by leveraging the predicate information from paths between (disease) proteins in a knowledge graph. Furthermore, we determine the added value of directional information of predicates for this task. To do so, we create four feature sets, based on two methods for representing indirect paths, and both with and without directional information of predicates (i.e., which protein is considered subject and which object). The added value of the directional information of predicates is quantified by comparing the classification performance of the feature sets that include or exclude it. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Perception of rotation, path, and heading in circular trajectories. AU - Nooij, Suzanne A.E.. AU - Nesti, Alessandro. AU - Bülthoff, Heinrich H.. AU - Pretto, Paolo. PY - 2016/8/1. Y1 - 2016/8/1. N2 - When in darkness, humans can perceive the direction and magnitude of rotations and of linear translations in the horizontal plane. The current paper addresses the integrated perception of combined translational and rotational motion, as it occurs when moving along a curved trajectory. We questioned whether the perceived motion through the environment follows the predictions of a self-motion perception model (e.g., Merfeld et al. in J Vestib Res 3:141-161, 1993; Newman in A multisensory observer model for human spatial orientation perception, 2009), which assume linear addition of rotational and translational components. For curved motion in darkness, such models predict a non-veridical motion percept, consisting of an underestimation of the perceived rotation, a distortion of the ...
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Browse through the most commonly asked questions on the legal issues relating to sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace.
Hello, I have following object of objects: var xmlObject = {@attributes:{id:3,name:Cell}, image:img1.jpg, linkItem:,point:}, {@attributes:{itemType:entity,itemId:1,itemName:CO2},area:,point:{@attributes:{top:200,left:200}} }]}; now the thing is that I dont really understand, how to operate with this kind of object. select problem:
Each year, about 5-10 percent of first-year students choose not live in residence. FYNIRS (First Year Not In Residence Students) at Queens is an inter-faculty Orientation program offered to first-year students arriving at the university who, for a variety of different reasons, decide not to live in residence.. FYNIRS Orientation runs during the same weekend as University Orientation. This year, our orientation runs from Saturday, September 1st, Sunday, September 2nd and Sunday, September 9th.. Since FYNIRS Orientation takes place during the few days before Faculty Orientation starts, it is possible (and recommended!) for students to attend both Orientations and maximize their exposure to all the welcoming opportunities Queens has to offer!. FYNIRS Orientation gives first-year students an opportunity to ask questions, make new friends, establish networks on campus, familiarize themselves with Queens campus and the City of Kingston, and of course, HAVE FUN!. The Orientation consists of a ...
OOs great -- in the right situation. Thats why I love perl: when OOs best, you use OO; when it doesnt work, you dont. In fact, most of the time, I use OO inside my other code. I dont know that Ive ever done anything thats completely OO.. Then again, when I write OO, I write the the methods with a functional paradigm.. Some OO languages (ruby, maybe even python) are great, but being limited to one paradigm really stinks. elusion : ...
The Graphical Application Modeling Support system (Grams), a three-dimensional graphics system that raises the abstraction level at which the application p
The paper investigates the applicability of the object-oriented technique to large and complex systems as exemplified by the operating system BS2000 which
Author: Galvis, L. et al.; Genre: Journal Article; Published in Print: 2013-05-15; Open Access; Title: Polarized Raman anisotropic response of collagen in tendon : towards 3d orientation mapping of collagen in tissues
In the aquatic environment, solubility rather than volatility is the limiting factor for chemical dispersion, and thus, compounds of wide variety become potential information messengers. Because most...
Launch your UTSC experience by taking part in an orientation event.. Find out about various orientation opportunities at UTSC.​. Scarborough Campus Students Union Orientation. The Scarborough Campus Students Union hosts annual orientation programming, creating platforms for students to interact with one another, their faculty, and their professors, in a safe inclusive environment. Learn the ins and outs of university life from current student leaders, and attend academic presentations, performances, and parties. Orientation is a fresh start to a new environment.. Compass: Residence Orientation. Discover your new community through interactive and engaging events, social activities, and performances. Learn need-to-know information that will help you be successful during your time in residence. Make friends, connect with upper-year leaders, and start your new University life in a truly memorable way!. Like us on Facebook UTSC ...
Family Orientation will introduce you to key academic and support services available to your student. Youll meet faculty, staff and current students who will share information and advice with you about student success at NIU. Family Orientation is also a time to questions answered and help you prepare you for the transition of your student attending NIU.. Family Orientation is designed for parents and other adult family members. Information presented may not be appropriate for younger siblings or children.. Length of Family Orientation: Family Orientation begins at with check-in at 8 a.m. The last Family Orientation session ends at 2:15 p.m. Depending on how long your student is in advising/registration, you may need to wait for him/her to finish. Youll attend some sessions with your students and others separately. After formal sessions conclude, families can visit with Financial Aid or tour campus.. Meals: The Family Orientation fee covers lunch with your student in a university dining hall ...
Students can register family members and guests for orientation through their MyNIU account. Once youre signed in, go to the Student Center and click on Orientation Sign-Up link found at the bottom of the page.. Already registered for orientation? Scroll down to Family Options to sign up family members and guests.. Still need to register for orientation? You can register for your orientation and sign up your family at the same time. Fill out Family Options to register your family members and guests.. For more information on Family Orientation, see Family Orientation. ...
A long-standing and proud tradition of Queens University, is our entirely student-run Orientation Week. From the Orientation Leaders of your group, to the Orientation Committees that plan and run the week, to the Orientation Roundtable that oversees planning, over 1,200 Queens students make Orientation Week possible. While students do all the planning and running of the week, Orientation Week policy is set by the University Senate through the Senate Orientation Activities Review Board (SOARB). If you have questions about the spirit of Orientation Activities or want to share your experience contact the SOARB secretary.. ...
Orientation is generally held one week prior to the start of your admit term. As a new international student, you must attend orientation.. Please visit our Orientation page for dates, times and venues for orientation at each regional campus.. CQUEnglish students. Orientation for CQUEnglish students at our Rockhampton North campus is on the first day of your class at 8.30 am.. ...
Tritium are very effective in dim lighting especially against a dark background. Otherwise you have a difficult time lining up your sights. I did a low light match and it really made a difference. The dark unlit sights compared to tritium inserts is substantial. At minimum have tritium in the front sight. It can keep the cost down if you have several to keep up to date. The front sight is critical. I also tend to dislike the 3 dot systems, too many dots to keep track of and going in the wrong direction. I prefer sights with vertical orientation and just two dots, then mis-alignments are just vertical (off up or down) and against a aggressor vertical precision is not required just being on centerline is important ...
Managing a project schedule seems like a straight-forward and explicit task. But when the concept of time is introduced, developing and managing a project schedule becomes greatly complicated, primarily because time is shaped by cultural influences. This paper examines how culture can affects a multicultural project teams orientation to time, and in turn, shape the teams project performance. In doing so, it defines two types of orientation to time--monochronism and polychronism, looking at each orientations cultural significance. It compares the advantages and disadvantages of each orientation, noting the key differences between mono-chronic people and poly-chronic people. It also discusses how project managers can develop approaches to work with these orientations to time, noting the values that shape each orientation. It then details eight lessons that the authors learned from working in cultures--and with individuals--that embraced different orientations to managing time and to building
Welcome to UREC First-Year and Transfer! We are incredibly excited to introduce you to all UREC has to offer and we have a special event planned to help you get acquainted to our facilities, programs and services. Remember to bring your JACard to swipe in and out of UREC!. UREC-Fest (1787 Orientation) Thursday, August 25, 2016, 9-11pm. Each year, UREC hosts a welcome event for new students during JMU 1787 Orientation. Be among the first to explore the newly renovated UREC! Join in the fun by swimming and playing in the pools, climbing in the new Adventure Center, playing a pick-up sport in the Sports Forums, or trying a group exercise class. Food, music, and giveaways will be available! If you plan to work out or swim, please wear appropriate attire. Your JACard is your admission ticket. Learn more about this event!. UREC Homepage / Facebook / Twitter. #defaultregion { padding-top: 24px; } @media all and (min-width:120px){ #defaultregion { padding-top: 0px; } } @media all and (min-width:320px){ ...
New to LSUA is ROTC and some added sports programs. There are other changes and new offerings detailed in these orientation sessions.. Students are also given ways to succeed at their studies, such as budgeting time, seeking help, and planning how and when to take certain courses.. Orientation is especially helpful for students combining work with school.. KLAX ABC 31 News 8/8/14. ...
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I feel I have to finish this before starting on the new Twelve by Twelve series. You might already know that we have decided to continue our collaboration but to change the size of our quilts. They will be 20 by 12 inches (vertical orientation). Gerrie has already chosen the first theme. It is Metamorphosis. ...
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Orientation selectivity vanishes along the lateral spread, in response to a local oriented stimulus. Examples are from area
In some cases, it is required to alter the orientation of a sequence of characters relative to the inline-progression-direction. The requirement is particularly applicable to vertical layouts of East Asian documents, where sometimes narrow-cell Latin text is to be displayed horizontally and other times vertically. Two properties control the glyph orientation relative to the reference orientation for each of the two possible inline-progression-directions. glyph-orientation-vertical controls glyph orientation when the inline-progression-direction is vertical. glyph-orientation-horizontal controls glyph orientation when the inline-progression-direction is horizontal ...
Is seems to me that only the act of performing a lossless rotate resets the Exif orientation flag. I think any process of rotation should reset the flag, and this should happen irrespective of the ignore exif orientation option. For example, I always have the orientation flag enabled, but occasionally I photograph documents looking vertically down and the orientation set by the camera is fairly random in relation to the document. Once I tell XnView what the image orientation is, I expect the orientation flag to show this ...
Unlike devices, screens have inbuilt capacity for detecting changes in orientation. But devices are not equipped with automated mechanisms for controlling screen orientation. The Mozilla Screen Orientation API provides CSS and JavaScript mechanisms for controlling screen orientations. It enables a device to implement content adjustment using CSS relative to either landscape or portrait mode of a screen. Developers can alternatively use JavaScript screen orientation to get and lock a screens current orientation. The API currently supports only Firefox OS and Firefox Android mobile browsers. It is still a beta release and subject to future changes.
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Yo, human! - Proofreading Mac, a VoiceOver Activity: Accessing Life with Adaptive Technology Before my VoiceOver adventures began I was able to proofread my creative and technical writings quickly and easily. My constant struggle with grammar aside, I could find misspellings and punctuation errors, even capitalization and formatting issues with ease. I could quickly blast through multi-page documents in a matter of minutes. Then my longtime visual orientation completely evolved into an audible one. This presented many new challenges to overcome, including proof-reading by listening.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Dynamics of orientation tuning in macaque primary visual cortex. AU - Ringach, Dario L.. AU - Hawken, Michael J.. AU - Shapley, Robert. PY - 1997/5/15. Y1 - 1997/5/15. N2 - Orientation tuning of neurons is one of the chief emergent characteristics of the primary visual cortex, VI. Neurons of the lateral geniculate nucleus, which comprise the thalamic input to V1, are not orientation-tuned, but the majority of V1 neurons are quite selective. How orientation tuning arises within VI is still controversial. To study this problem, we measured how the orientation tuning of neurons evolves with time 20 using a new method: reverse correlation in the orientation domain. Orientation tuning develops after a delay of 30-45 milliseconds and persists for 40-85 ms. Neurons in layers 4Cα or 4Cβ, which receive direct input from the thalamus, show a single orientation preference which remains unchanged throughout the response period. In contrast, the preferred orientations of output layer ...
0084]Referring still to FIG. 1, the pipe handling apparatus 10 has a base 214, a main rotating structural member 16 pivotally connected to the base 214, a pipe handling means 218 connected to the main rotating structural member 16 for moving the pipe 18 from a generally horizontal orientation to a vertical orientation, and a jacking means 200 connected to the pipe handling means 218 for exerting a downward force in generally parallel relation to the pipe 18 when the pipe 18 is in the vertical orientation. The pipe handling means 218 has a gripping means 26 operatively connected to the frame 244 for gripping an outer surface of the pipe 18. The jacking means 200 is affixed to the stab frame frame 28. The pipe handling means 218 moves the pipe 18 between the generally horizontal orientation to the vertical orientation within a single degree of freedom. The pipe handling means 218 has a lever assembly 22 pivotally connected to the main rotating structural member 16. The lever assembly 22 has a ...
Cocoa is a collection of object-oriented components written in the Objective-C language. Objective-C is a flexible and dynamic language that adds object-oriented extensions to ANSI standard C. Because of the flexibility of Objective-C, the Cocoa components can be used by a wide variety of languages besides Objective-C. The key language elements needed to use Cocoa are support for dynamic object orientation and compatibility with the C programming language.. This chapter describes the general features of all languages that can be used with Cocoa, and a brief overview of object-oriented terminology. Details about the most common languages used with Cocoa are provided. The available language options are explained along with some of the advantages and disadvantages of different languages. This book primarily uses the Objective-C language, and this chapter explains why.. Java and many scripting languages provide the required language features to use Cocoa directly. Other languages such as C and C++ ...
London based Sherborne Sensors inclinometers are being used by Europes largest independent suppliers of space technology, to complete life test qualification of a satellite thruster orientation mechanism (TOM).
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It is shown that Vernier acuity is nearly proportional to line length (in the range 5-20 arc min), provided that the orientation of the target is randomized from trial 'o trial and provided that no gap interrupts the line. The effect of a pair of gaps, one in each of the Vernier bars leads to the conclusion that line terminations dissect the target into independent parts prior to the visual analysis of shape and orientation cues, which are only assessed between such features.
The local orientation structure of a visual image is fundamental to the perception of spatial form. Reports of reliable orientation-selective modulations in the pattern of fMRI activity have demonstrated the potential for investigating the representation of orientation in the human visual cortex. Or …
To complete the online orientation program please log into the New Maverick Orientation registration system using the button below and register for the online orientation session. This will be the only session available when you log in. Once you have registered for this session, you will see a blue box at the top of the page where you can access the online orientation. You may complete the online orientation anytime after you register for the session.. Your hold should be removed 24 hours after you complete the online orientation session. If your hold is not removed after 24 hours, please contact the New Maverick Orientation office at [email protected] or 817-272-3213. Keep in mind that Monday, January 15 is a holiday and the New Maverick Orientation office will be closed.. The same fees apply to online orientation that exist for our on-campus orientation sessions. These fees are added to your student account when you complete the online orientation and paid along with your tuition. All fees ... ] ASF GitHub Bot commented on CB-10884: ------------------------------------- Github user jcesarmobile commented on the pull request: LGTM The bug I told you about on slack was already present, its not caused by this code. Ill file a new issue for it. , Inappbrowser breaks UI while Screen orientation changes from landscape to portrait on iOS , ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- , , Key: CB-10884 , URL: , Project: Apache Cordova , Issue Type: Bug , Components: Plugin InAppBrowser, Plugin Statusbar , Affects Versions: 2.3.0 , Environment: iOS , Reporter: Mangesh Kurve , Assignee: Sergey Shakhnazarov , Labels: iOS, orientation, performance, reproduced, ...
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Recently Ive been exploring the Android operating system. I was sufficiently curious to purchase an ADP1 (an android based developer phone from Google). I think Ive done enough research to begin porting my M12 puzzle. I thought Id share some of the things Ive learned along the way starting with the way orientation works.. Both the T-Mobile G1 and the ADP1 allow applications to be displayed with two different orientations - landscape and portrait. By default the the orientation is controlled by whether the keyboard is exposed. The application can override the default orientation behavior, but doing so requires an understanding of the way orientation works in Android.. Transitions between portrait and landscape mode result in a new instances of of the ...
Below is a list of common questions about Family Orientation. If you require further assistance, please email New Student Orientation at [email protected] Do most parents/guardians attend Family Orientation?. Approximately 1,000 parents attended orientation last year. The choice of whether or not to attend Family Orientation depends on each parent or guardian. Parents and guardians of incoming first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend. This is certainly one of the first steps in showing support for your student.. As a parent/guardian, what will I be doing during Family Orientation?. You will have a chance to gain your own introduction to campus life, as well as the opportunity to meet representatives of various student support departments. You will also learn about the general academic requirements and policies, course placement and NJITs advising system. You will also have an opportunity to meet key campus staff members who support first-year students, and become familiar with ...
Document image data entered from a scanner are separated into a plurality of areas by an area separation unit. Attributes are assigned to respective ones of the plurality of partial areas obtained in the area separation unit. For instance, a character area in the main body of text and a character area in a table are examples of area attributes. Each of these attributes is assigned a degree of priority in advance. A character recognition/orientation discrimination unit detects character orientation in each of the plurality of partial areas and discriminates document orientation. The orientation of the document image data is determined based upon the document orientation of each partial area discriminated by the character recognition/orientation discrimination unit and the degree of priority of the attribute assigned to each partial area. Further, first and second recognition units for recognizing characters used in the Japanese and English languages, respectively, are provided, and the image data undergo
Here we use a perturbative approach to compute the ground states of the EN for the joint mapping of two visual features: (i) position in visual space, represented in a retinotopic map and (ii) line orientation, represented in an orientation preference map (OPM). In this framework, the EN incooporates a mapping from a four-dimensional feature space to the twodimensional cortical sheet of neurons. We show that the dynamics of both feature representations can be treated within a general theory for the stability of OPMs [6]. We find various ground states as a function of the lateral intracortical interactions and external stimulus distribution properties. However, in all parameter regimes, the grounds states of the Elastic Network Model are either stripe-like, or crystalline representation of the two visual features. We present a complete phase diagram of the model, summarizing pattern selection. Analytical predictions are confirmed by direct numerical simulations. Our results question previous ...
A. pelagicus has demonstrated in a shipboard aquarium the ability to rotate its eyes and digestive gland to keep them in a vertical orientation. In the photographs below the black line passes through the axis of the gill and provides a reference point. One white lines pass through the axis of the digestive gland and the other through the eye-axis. The photographs show the gill-axis in two different orientations. The orientation of the digestive gland and eye axes (white lines) differ greatly in the two pictures relative to the orientation of the black line (gill axis). ...
The UMass Lowell Freshman Orientation Program is required for all students entering the university. It is the only opportunity you, as an incoming student, will have to meet with your adviser and get the information you need to start your semester.. Orientation is designed to give you the foundation you need to make a successful start in your student career. You will get a preview of life as an undergraduate and a chance to have your questions answered. Orientation sessions are organized by college and major, so the students you meet at Orientation are the students you will be sitting next to in class. In addition, our Orientation Leaders are current students. They can give you the inside track on campus life, professors, and just about anything.. More freshmen orientation information!. ...
D-FOM is a proposed approach for Object Oriented Analysis & Designing of a Software/Hardware System.; Author: Deepak Jain; Updated: 7 Apr 2004; Section: Design and Architecture; Chapter: Development Lifecycle; Updated: 7 Apr 2004
In this study, we have introduced optimal orientation as a benchmark for evaluating the performance of orientation strategies in given flow conditions. With optimal orientation, trajectories are longest yet travel duration is minimized by steering through regions of relatively high flow support. The illustrated trajectories (figures 1a,b and 2a,b) demonstrate that optimal orientation in horizontal flow does not always involve increased compensation on approach to the goal (cf. [12,13]), can involve either over-drift or over-compensation en route (cf. [23,38]) and is not always equivalent to full drift in balanced flows (contra [12]).. Our results provide insight into the value of information an animal may have about flow conditions. In flow that is weak compared to self-speeds (W ≤ 0.5), flow prediction is not essential as full compensation and goal orientation are all nearly as reliable and efficient as flow-adjusted vector orientation and optimal orientation (figures 1d, 2d and 3d). This ...
Consumers generally prefer products that are easy to interact with. In three studies, we show that this preference arises from the fit between product orientation and monitored situational constraints. Flexible right-handers, who monitor situational constraints, recall product orientations better and prefer products for which the handle is oriented in the direction of the hand used for grasping. When their ability to monitor situational constraints is impaired, the preference for easy-to-grasp products is attenuated. The findings highlight that motor fluency is a relevant cue for decision making when consumers assess how to interact with a product. The implications of these results for embodiment and fluency research are discussed ...
A hollow shaft wall with horizontal studs having angled stud webs forming a channel with the stud inner flanges. Core boards are held by one edge in the angled channel and the other edge held by suitable means on an adjacent horizontal stud. Wallboards are spaced from the core boards and are secured to flanges of the studs. Supports are provided at the ends of the core boards and the studs for holding the wall in a vertical orientation.
The thermal management and method for large scale processing of CIS and/or CIGS based thin film overlaying glass substrates. According to an embodiment, the present invention provides a method for fabricating a copper indium diselenide semiconductor film. The method includes providing a plurality of substrates, each of the substrates having a copper and indium composite structure. The method also includes transferring the plurality of substrates into a furnace, each of the plurality of substrates provided in a vertical orientation with respect to a direction of gravity, the plurality of substrates being defined by a number N, where N is greater than 5. The method further includes introducing a gaseous species including a selenide species and a carrier gas into the furnace and transferring thermal energy into the furnace to increase a temperature from a first temperature to a second temperature, the second temperature ranging from about 350 C. to about 450 C. to at least initiate formation of a copper
In frontalized mammals it has been demonstrated that adaptation produces shift of the peak of the orientation tuning curve of neuron following frequent or lengthier presentation of a non-preferred stimulus. Depending on the duration of adaptation the shift is attractive (toward the adapter) or repul …
A right pelvic abnormal structure, which morphologically closely resembled that of a kidney, was found located above the uterus(Fig.2). The patient underwent CT to study the origin of this anomaly and to exclude primitive iliac conglomerate adenopathy(Fig.3). A renal malformation was detected, translated by ectopic renal fusion, manifested by the fusion of two kidneys, which showed a horizontal orientation at the right side of the midline below the iliac primitive territory, with expression in the pelvic cavity. No renal mass lesion or pelvicaliceal dilatation was found ...
We present a new approach to create painterly renderings of an animated 3D scene, allowing a controllable trade-off between scene fidelity and stylistic design. Our approach extends and complements existing systems in order to ensure temporal coherence while maintaining consistent stroke density, and allowing a wide variety of stroke styles. It is based on a new dynamic painting algorithm which selects a suitable set of sample stroke locations based on an object-space hierarchy. Strokes are created at these locations, with attributes assigned using arbitrary stylistic choices: examples include scene-derived decisions such as having stroke orientation follow curvature or silhouette directions, or user-supplied constraints such as global orientation or thickness. Stroke rendering is then performed using appropriately filtered information from a set of G-buffers. We describe an improved stroke rendering technique which allows a faithful depiction of the scene while letting the user specify his prefered
Insects, with their miniature brains and eyes, are undoubtedly one of the most capable navigators in the animal kingdom. Dung beetles are known to use a large repertoire of sky compass cues as their only reference during straight-line orientation. But how are all these signals processed in the beetle brain to develop a precise internal sky compass? Moreover, how is this network designed in an animal that relies on a pure visual sky compass?
Neurons in the early stages of visual processing are often thought of as edge detectors for different orientations. Here we investigate the existence of detectors for specific combinations of edges-detectors for specific curvatures. Previous attempts to demonstrate such detectors through aftereffects have ultimately been explained by adaptation to local orientation rather than curvature per se. To control for local aftereffects, we adapted one patch of visual field to two adjacent gratings presented as an obtuse contour (compound patch), and another patch to the same component gratings presented alternately (component patch). In this way both patches are adapted equally to the local orientation components of the stimuli, but only the compound patch is adapted to the global contour. Thus any difference in adaptation between the patches must result from the presence of the contour as a global figure. We found that perceived contrast of probe stimuli was not differentially altered in the two ...
Click here for your Orientation schedule:. Spring 2018 Orientation Schedule - Beren Campus - Women. Spring 2018 Orientation Schedule- Wilf Campus- Men. Yeshiva Universitys Orientation is an interactive experience that provides essential information sessions, introduces new students to college culture and assists students in navigating the buildings, services and resources available on the Wilf and Beren Campuses. Spring 2018 Orientation will take place from Thursday, January 18th, through Sunday, January 21st. Our energetic and talented student guides and resident advisors will be on campus to join you in sessions, share their experiences and answer any of your questions about campus life. Administrators and faculty will also be present throughout Orientation to answer questions and give advice about your educational future. Students can expect to develop a sense of community with other new students, learn their way around campus and make new friends. Whether you have questions about academics, ...
Whether youre coming to Furman for our rigorous academics, undergraduate research opportunities or fine arts programs, our goal is to ensure that your first year is a success. Thats why we have a created a two-pronged orientation program to make the transition to college as smooth as possible.. Furman offers a hybrid approach to acclimating students to academics and college life-Summer Orientation and Fall Orientation. Summer Orientation focuses on the nuts and bolts of class selection, while Fall Orientation introduces students to the Furman experience. Together, these orientation sessions will help you adapt to life on our campus.. Discover how were going to prepare you for the next four years.. ...
We investigate the influence of THG-cut KDP crystal orientation on laser damage at 1064 nm under nanosecond pulses. Since laser damage is now assumed to initiate on precursor defects, this study makes a connection between these nanodefects (throughout a mesoscopic description) and the influence of their orientation on laser damage. Some investigations have already been carried out in various crystals and particularly for KDP, indicating propagation direction and polarization dependences. We performed experiments for two orthogonal positions of the crystal and results clearly indicate that KDP crystal laser damage depends on its orientation. We carried out further investigations on the effect of the polarization orientation, by rotating the crystal around the propagation axis. We then obtained the evolution of the damage probability as a function of the rotation angle. To account for these experimental results, we propose a laser damage model based on ellipsoid-shaped defects. This modeling is a ...
OK, Monks, in fear of being hit with flying keyboards, I must tell you that I am currently in the process of learning Java, as my second language.**ducks** As most of you know, from several posts before on my behalf, Perl was in fact my very first language (well, as far as computers go, of course). However, even though Ive come quite far in Perl, I have yet to pursue Object Oriented Perl. Now that Im embarking on my new Java quest, its coming to my attention, that Java is, itself, object oriented.. So, my question is this...*finally, you say*...should I stop where I am, and come back to learn object orientation in Perl? Is it more a concept to learn, than something to do with a particular language (other than syntax, of course)? Am I leaving my Perl quest immaturely if Ive skipped object oriented Perl?. I suppose I hadnt really seen much point in venturing down that path, as Ive never really come to a problem where the answer to said problem had anything to do at all with OO Perl, but if ...
Abstract Based on enamel microstructure of lower incisors, extant and fossil myoxids can be arranged into three groups. In the first group, Hunter-Schreger bands retain the plesiomorphic state, a transverse orientation. An oblique orientation is found in the second, and in the third group a...
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in European Journal of Biochemistry (1998), 256(3), 570-9. A class of peptides that associate with lipids, known as oblique-orientated peptides, was recently described [Brasseur R., Pillot, T., Lins, L., Vandekerckhove, J. & Rosseneu, M. (1997) Trends Biochem ... [more ▼]. A class of peptides that associate with lipids, known as oblique-orientated peptides, was recently described [Brasseur R., Pillot, T., Lins, L., Vandekerckhove, J. & Rosseneu, M. (1997) Trends Biochem. Sci. 22, 167-171]. Due to an asymmetric distribution of hydrophobic residues along the axis of the alpha-helix, such peptides adopt an oblique orientation which can destabilise membranes or lipid cores. Variants of these oblique peptides, designed to have an homogeneous distribution of hydrophobic and hydrophilic residues along the helical axis, are classified as regular amphipathic peptides. These peptides are expected to lie parallel to the polar/apolar interface with their hydrophobic residues directed towards the apolar ...
Many programs offer orientation sessions prior to or at the beginning of your start term. You will be advised of orientation sessions via your MyMail account. Check your account regularly for updates.. As orientation sessions are set, they will be listed on this page.. Program orientations will give you all the information you need to know for your program. Meet your classmates, find your way around, and get comfortable with your surroundings. Book your calendar now and be sure to attend the orientation session for your program!. ...
Orientation events for Term 1, 2018 will be held at our various CQUniversity campus locations between Monday, 26 February 2018 to Friday, 2 March 2018. Specific dates for each campus will be announced in late January. Mark this week in your calendar and keep an eye on your student email for more details and updates regarding Term 1, 2018 Orientation.. The academic school you belong to will determine which day of Orientation you attend.. All new, on-campus and distance students are invited to join us. Draft schedules will be available for viewing in late January.. If you have a laptop or tablet device, it would be useful to bring it to Orientation. You should also bring your Student ID card. If you dont have a Student ID card, please bring along the student number found on your Offer Letter.. If you have a disability or medical condition, and require assistance with adjustments or access to Orientation, please contact us at [email protected] or by calling 13 27 86.. Please note that due ...
All new students attend an orientation session before their first semester to prepare for their upcoming transition to campus. Parents and family members are also invited to come to orientation. We also offer sessions that run concurrently with your students orientation.. Visit our New Student Orientation website to see more information about Parent & Family Orientation.. ...
Animals relying on a celestial compass for spatial orientation may use the position of the sun, the chromatic or intensity gradient of the sky, the polarization pattern of the sky, or a combination of these cues as compass signals. Behavioral experim
Once youve become a student at LSC, sign up for the on-campus orientation (SOAR) or the online orientation. The orientation provides information about key policies and resources youll need to succeed at LSC. Its a requirement to take an orientation to enroll in classes. The earlier you complete your SOAR or online orientation, the better selection of classes youll have. ...
A support shelf adapted for attachment to a crutch, the crutch including a pair of spaced, opposed downwardly converging rods, the support shelf including a member having a generally flat top surface and a peripheral edge portion extending therearound, the member including a pair of grooves extending inwardly from the spaced oppositely facing portions of the peripheral edge, the grooves being adapted for cooperatively receiving the downwardly converging rods of the crutch for wedging the member between the rods to hold the member with the top surface thereof in a generally horizontal orientation when the rods are in a generally upstanding orientation, the member optionally being of two piece construction for clamping to the rods, and further optionally being of hinged construction for movement between a deployed position and a stored position.
The ability to synthesize well-ordered two-dimensional materials under ultra-high vacuum and directly characterize them by other techniques in situ can greatly advance our current understanding on their physical and chemical properties. In this paper, we demonstrate that iso-oriented α-MoO3 films with as low
Nearly half of all workers injured on the job have been employed by their company for less than 1 year, which is why it is so important to provide the proper safety training to your employees early and often. New Hire Orientations are a best practice in any industry. ClickSafety has Standard and Customizable New Hire Orientation packages so your organization can effectively communicate your safety initiatives to everyone who joins your company. Our team of Certified Safety Professionals (CSPs) and Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) will work with your organization to develop a New Hire Orientation specific to your unique needs.
An electric vehicle may comprise a board including first and second deck portions each configured to receive a left or right foot of a ride, a wheel assembly disposed between the deck portions and including a ground-contacting element, a motor assembly mounted to the board and configured to rotate the ground-contacting element around an axle to propel the electric vehicle, at least one sensor configured to measure orientation information of the board, and a motor controller configured to receive orientation information measured by the sensor and to cause the motor assembly to propel the electric vehicle based on the orientation information. The electric vehicle may include exactly one ground-contacting element, and the motor may be a hub motor.
Current flare and jet fire models used in the process industry are primarily based on hydrocarbon gases and have been found not to be particularly effective for low luminosity gases such as hydrogen and syngas mixtures. This article presents a new model for such gases, for low to high pressure releases in both vertical and horizontal orientations. The model, which predicts flame geometry and thermal radiation, allowing for jet momentum, buoyancy, wind and flame radiant fraction, is based on extension of established models, with the addition of several new correlations. Validation against existing published data and new previously unpublished test data collected at both pilot and full scale is presented. This article provides the complete set of equations for the model. © 2016 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Process Saf Prog 36: 237-251, 2017 ...
Orientation. 19: 30-41. Teng, Shu P'ing (2000). "The original significance of bi disks: insights based on Liangzhu jade bi with ...
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... sexual orientation; disability; values and cultural norms; cultural sensitivity is relevant to all of these. Support of ...
"Sexual orientation" is defined under state law as "an individual's actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, ... "Sexual orientation". Retrieved September 2, 2020. Oregon Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies Powell, Meerah (October ... Oregon became the third state to ban performing sexual orientation change efforts (conversion therapy) on minors. In 2015, the ... The same poll found that 72% of Oregonians supported an anti-discrimination law covering sexual orientation and gender identity ...
"Orientation - Telefolmin". Retrieved 2014-04-05. Jorgensen 1980 "History and cultural relations - Telefolmin ...
Orientation correlation. A.J. Fitch, A. Kadyrov, W.J. Christmas and J. Kittler. 2003 Demonstration Prize. Visual golf club ...
Outcome orientation. The G20 will focus on tangible practical measures to address significant problems. The nine key pillars ...
Physical orientation. The co-ordinates of object in space. Heat: The wavelength of infrared or ultra violet rays, temperature, ...
"Intellectual Orientation". Sergey Eisenstein's offscreen life". (in Russian). Argumenty i Facty. 22 January 2018. ...
Optimal Orientation. Changing the orientation of a part can be done through either the STL file or on the CAD model. ... Part orientation. Theoretically, there are infinitely many orientations. Depending on the purpose of the part, there may not be ... The orientation of a part determines which faces are subjected to the staircase effect -- an artifact of layering. By ... The following factors heavily depend on part orientation: The height of the part in the build direction. Build speed is slower ...
"In response to questions regarding sexual orientation, Jamaica ... noted that sexual orientation was not criminalised, only a ... J-FLAG data showed that young people, ages 18 to 29, continued to bear the brunt of violence based on sexual orientation." In ... "Chapter VII: Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Jamaica ... Jamaica pointed out that Jamaican law did not criminalise lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender orientation, nor did the ...
Same-sex sexual activity has been legal since 2016, and employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is banned ... 1) Where an employer makes an employment decision against a worker on the grounds of the worker's ... sexual orientation ..., ... sexual orientation ... as would adversely affect the other person's dignity or make that person feel threatened, humiliated or ... prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. This prohibition was added to the act in 2006. The Act ...
"Access and Orientation". Retrieved 2020-07-25.. ...
"Pavlov's Religious Orientation". Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 25 (3): 320-27. doi:10.2307/1386296. JSTOR ...
"Earth orientation data". International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service. Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy ... doi:10.1007/978-3-642-75587-3_1. ISBN 978-3-642-75587-3. Eubanks, T.M. (1993). "Variations in the orientation of the earth". In ... historic polar motion data is available from the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service's Earth orientation ...
... or sexual orientation. Hate speech, according to the act, is an offence directed at any of the aforementioned characteristics, ...
"Capital Market Orientation". Investor Relations. Bertelsmann. Retrieved 22 May 2016. Bernhard Hertlein (22 August 2012). " ... "Capital Market Orientation". Investor Relations. Bertelsmann. Retrieved 19 May 2016. "Medienmonarchie aus Gütersloh". ...
"Earth Orientation Center". Observatoire de Paris. Retrieved 2 August 2016. "IERS Rapid Service/Prediction Center for Earth ... The Sub-bureau for Rapid Service and Predictions of Earth Orientation Parameters of the IERS, located at the United States ... Official website (in English, French, and Russian) Earth Orientation Center of the IERS : data and interactive analysis (Paris ... A mission of the IERS is to provide earth orientation information to the greater geodesy community in the form of bulletins: ...
Euro-Canadian students show a short-term orientation and tend to enroll in the courses which promise to be fun, whereas East ... Social Orientation Hypothesis. All currently existing cultures can be compared with one another against the Collectivism/ ... For example, when action is called for, members of both independent and interdependent social orientations tend to employ role ... ISBN 978-1-4398-4646-9. Rau, Pei-Luen Patrick (2011). Effects of Group Orientation and Communication Style on Making Decisions ...
Human spatial orientation. London: Wiley. Howard, I. P. (1982). Human visual orientation. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Howard ... Howard's research areas included human spatial orientation (how we tell whether we are upright or lying down), stereopsis (how ... He also researched human orientation in microgravity using the "vomit comet" and the space shuttle.[citation needed] Howard was ...
Little export orientation. Inadequate marketing channels and distribution for regional products. The principal industrial areas ...
The social orientation has a particular emphasis on understanding the role of history in shaping current conditions, and the ... Within this orientation, critical examination of social power and its structures is crucial. This is necessary in order to ... Liberation psychology addresses this by reorienting the focus from an individualistic to a social orientation. Using this ... Proponents of black psychology operate within the social orientation of liberation psychology, contending that Eurocentric ...
"Offender Orientation Handbook." Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Retrieved on July 24, 2010. "Manual de Orientación para ... "Offender Orientation Handbook." Texas Department of Criminal Justice. November 2004. 3 (13/111). Retrieved on January 18, 2010 ... The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has the Offender Orientation Handbook, a guidebook explaining the rules prisoners are ... Robert Perkinson, author of Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire (2010), wrote that the Offender Orientation ...
Windholz, George (September 1986). "Pavlov's Religious Orientation". Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 25 (3): 320- ...
... sexual-orientation harassment; and religious harassment. Of these, sexual harassment is by far the most common. The Code of ... sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, HIV status, conscience, belief, political opinion, culture, language and birth. ... sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language, family responsibility, marital status or ...
... familiar with aircraft orientation; proficient in hand and arm signals and combat assault operations; able to prepare, inspect ...
Rohonyi, Charles (September 1977). "Orientation systems - orientation aids". Novum Gebrauchs Graphik. sep 9/77: 24-29. " ... They also designed orientation system for the festival hall of the "Palais des Beaux-Arts" in Brussels built by Victor Horta. ... Their conviction was that orientation systems must not only be clear and easy to read but also attractive, therefore one should ... In the shopping center in Nivelles they created orientation system that served simultaneously as a trade-mark, using basic ...
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Orientation board Diagram orientation board Exit board Lane orientation board Shows number of lanes towards an intersection, ... Portal orientation board Used on portals. Shows which directions or destinations a lane is intended for. Board guide Regular ... Intended solely for orientation. Intersection number Yellow for general roads with multiple lanes. Intersection number Yellow ... name sign City/urban area Region name sign Administrative border Region name sign Place name of significance to orientation. ...
Future map Future orientation Futures techniques Goal orientation Goal setting Prospection Self-efficacy Solution-focused brief ... future orientation". Breaking the patterns of depression. New York: Doubleday. pp. 56-57. ISBN 038548044X. OCLC 34190221.. ... Hoyle, Rick H.; Sherrill, Michelle R. (December 2006). "Future orientation in the self-system: possible selves, self-regulation ...
Current: Vincennes District Orientation. Vincennes District Orientation. New Employee Orientation - Vincennes, Indiana. On your ... 2016 Orientation Agenda. What to Bring to Orientation. Processing of new hires includes but is not limited to completion of the ... Upon your arrival, you will be participating in Onboarding and INDOT Orientation from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The orientation ... Once Orientation is Complete. All new employees are required to take the following trainings during the first two weeks of ...
From the Orientation Leaders of your group, to the Orientation Committees that plan and run the week, to the Orientation ... What is Orientation Week?. Orientation Week, commonly referred to as Frosh Week, consists of a series of events designed to ... Nothing! Orientation for first-year students has traditionally been called Frosh Week. The term Orientation Week is used to ... What is the policy on alcohol in Orientation Week?. Orientation Week at Queens is completely alcohol-free - there is no ...
For a glimpse of what it will be like, check out our fall 2016 schedule below! Early Orientation Schedule Early Orientation ... 22-23, 2017 We are still finalizing the Early Orientation Schedule. ... Early Orientation. Early Orientation. Aug. 22-23, 2017. We are still finalizing the Early Orientation Schedule. For a glimpse ... Early Orientation provides you with a solid overview of Clarks accessibility services. You will:. *Meet and get to know your ...
2014 WORKFIRST ORIENTATION Purpose: This section describes the new WorkFirst Orientation that is a condition of eligibility for ... Client WF Orientation Status Effective Date: *WF Orientation completion date; or. *End date of the Tribal or out-of-state TANF ... WORKFIRST ORIENTATION. Purpose: This section describes the new WorkFirst Orientation that is a condition of eligibility for ... Once the orientation is completed, the date of TANF opening goes back to the date all other eligibility factors are met. ...
Yesterday was my last day on orientation. It was the best feeling in the world! Well... on second thought... passing the NCLEX ... i just finished my last day of a 12 week orientation on a telemetry step down unit and i had the worst shift of my life! i ... Hi! Thats awesome youre done with orientation. I am on week 9 of mine-so 3 more weeks to go after this one! I feel like Im ... I have just completed my orientation and I also had the best preceptor in the world! The first day on my own was great, I felt ...
You may register for classes prior to attending a New Student Orientation or while attending a New Student Orientation session ... Spring 2018 Semester New Student Orientation. To attend an On-Campus Orientation, please register for one of the following ... New Student Orientation is a 2-hour program for general students. If you are a PSEO, Power of You, Make It Count, or ESOL ... New Student Orientation. Welcome to Saint Paul College! Preparing for your first semester at the College is your first step to ...
Hodgson, E.S., and Mathewson, R.F., 1971, Chemosensory orientation in sharks, in: "Orientation: Sensory Basis," H.E. Adler, ed ... Stasko, A.B., 1971, A review of field studies on fish orientation, Ann. NY Acad. Sci., 188: 12.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar ... A mechanism for orientation to a distant odor source, Science, 178: 67.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar ... Hasler, A.D., 1954, Odor perception and orientation in fishes, J. Fish. Res. Board Can., 11: 107.CrossRefGoogle Scholar ...
It is important for all new enrollees and their parents to participate in the BCMHS Orientation and Quiz so they better ...
... in Buenos Aires. NYU Buenos Aires weeklong orientation program is mandatory. On the first day of orientation, NYU ... Over the next few days an in-depth orientation covers all the topics pertinent to everyday life in Buenos Aires, from banking, ... NYU organizes a pre-departure orientation session at the Washington Square campus prior to your departure. At this session ...
Main article: Sociosexual Orientation Inventory. The revised Sociosexual Orientation Inventory (SOI-R) was designed to measure ... Sexual orientation. References[edit]. *^ Simpson, J. A.; Gangestad, S.W. (1991). "Individual differences in sociosexuality: ... with high SOI scores corresponding to an unrestricted orientation and low SOI scores denoting a more restricted orientation. ... Gender differences and sexual orientation[edit]. Men tend to have higher SOI scores and be more unrestricted than women across ...
... we also are cancelling the April 16th Kindergarten Orientation.. To be sure everyone is pre-registered and ready to enroll in ... please register for Kindergarten Orientation! Now that schools buildings have been closed for the remainder of this school, ...
About this Orientation. This orientation is designed to help you get started teaching at Chemeketa. On the Welcome page, youll ... To assist us with record keeping, register for this orientation in My Chemeketa after completing the above steps . ... New faculty are required to complete this orientation before teaching.. *. Read and respond where applicable to the information ... we will submit time cards on your behalf so that you may be compensated for completing the orientation. ...
The two most common types of orientation are portrait and landscape. The term "portrait orientation" comes from visual art ... By default, most computer and television displays use landscape orientation, while most mobile phones use portrait orientation ... Portrait orientation is still used occasionally within some arcade and home titles (either giving the option of using black ... The term "landscape orientation" also reflects visual art terminology, where pictures with more width than height are needed to ...
... of orientation columns were discovered. Pinwheels are the location where multiple orientation columns converge. Orientation ... Orientation columns are located in the primary visual cortex also known as the striate cortex. These orientation columns are ... These neurons are highly discriminatory for visual orientations and their motion. Most of the cells in orientation columns are ... The theory of Moire interference patterns governing the orientation map predicts the existence of orientation scotomas. This is ...
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You must be able to participate in the Orientation Leader retreat & training, and all 7 Orientation sessions:. *Orientation ... Orientation leaders are required to:. *Participate in retreat, trainings, and all seven Orientation sessions listed to the ... Apply to be an Orientation Leader. Thank you for your interest in the Orientation Leader position for Summer 2020! We invite ... During the retreat, training, and Orientation sessions, Orientation Leaders will have the opportunity to grow their leadership ...
New member orientation for Neill Wycik members. Neill Wycik is a student housing co-operative located in Downtown Toronto, ... Facility Orientation ,ul,,li,Some Facilities require orientations ,/li,,/ul,,ul,,li,To get an orientation, call x6006 and leave ... New member orientation for Neill Wycik members. Neill Wycik is a student housing co-operative located in Downtown Toronto, ... li,,/ul,,ul,,li,Be patient, sometimes it takes awhile to organize an orientation ,/li,,/ul,,ul,,li,If you dont hear anything ...
Teacher Orientation Whether this is your first term teaching with Placer School for Adults or you are a seasoned veteran at our ... PSA Teacher Orientation Verification. Please click the link above to verify that you have read, reviewed, and understand all ...
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... Office of Student Life. 6181 Collis Center. Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH 03755. E-mail: New.Student. ... While we know you might be eager to make travel plans, we will not be able to post dates for New Student Orientation until late ... If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at ... We know that you will have many questions; our New Student Orientation program, facilitated the week before fall classes begin ...
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... (TAO). The Center for Teaching Excellences TA Orientation is an ideal opportunity to gain ... What can I expect from TA Orientation?. Orientation attendees can expect an overview of best teaching practices, policies and ... The TA orientation is mandated for all teaching assistants who are new to teaching at the university by the Provost and the ... The orientation is designed to help graduate student teaching assistants and instructors of record learn more about how to be ...
If you have additional questions, you may contact the Office of New Student Orientation at 304-696-2354 or orientation@marshall ... Orientation. Congratulations and welcome to Marshall University. We are excited that you have decided to join the # ... The orientation sessions serve as the formal introduction to the #MarshallUFamily and provide information about all things ... Please visit our page of Frequently Asked Questions or make plans to attend some of our orientation follow-up sessions. ...
... Links. Welcome to K-State!!! Were glad youre here!. Click on the links below to view information and links to ... Please note that the New International Student Orientation Canvas Course is DIFFERENT than the student check-in survey. You are ... In addition to our check-in procedure, you are REQUIRED to complete our online New International Student Orientation Canvas ... During this orientation canvas course, you will be given valuable information regarding immigration regulations and health care ...
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... Star-gazing requires some basic directions and terminology, as well as a system for measuring time. This section ...
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The purpose of this site is to describe the history of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) sexual orientation questions ...
A number of studies have found that biology can be linked with political orientation.[1] This means that biology is a possible ... Alford, J. R.; Funk, C. L.; Hibbing, J. R. (2005). "Are Political Orientations Genetically Transmitted?". American Political ... The lead author of the study, David Amodio, warned against concluding that a particular political orientation is superior. "The ... The researchers performed MRI scans on the brains of 90 volunteer students who had indicated their political orientation on a ...
The sexual orientation question battery in the 2013 and 2014 NHIS consisted of four cascading questions: the main question and ... Located in the Sample Adult Core, the NHIS sexual orientation question(s) are asked of all sample adults aged 18 and older. The ... The following are the sexual orientation questions asked of sample adult men in the 2013 and 2014 NHIS. In 2015 and onward, ... The following are the sexual orientation questions asked of sample adult women in the 2013 and 2014 NHIS. In 2015 and onward, ...
... - Sakarimatrix - Solution Centered Results Presentation , Jouni Sakari Kemppinen , 1996 ... Solution Centered Orientation - SCR-# * 1. SCRATCHES on SAKARI MATRIX ( SCR-# ) The Basis of Solution Centered Orientation ... GOAL ORIENTATION  Goal orientation is a disposition toward developing or demonstrating ability in achievement situations. ... Solution Centered Orientation - SCR-# - Sakarimatrix - Solution Centered Results Presentation , Jouni Sakari Kemppinen , 1996 ...
All of the school sessions listed below will offer the OGS orientation during a portion of their orientation program. ... As a new international student, it is mandatory to attend one international student orientation session. The session you attend ... We recommend that you bring your passport, I-20 or DS-2019, and I-94 record (or a copy of each) with you to the orientation ... These general sessions will just cover OGS orientation material.. Youll need your NYU netID and password so that you can log ...
"During orientation, we enjoyed several types of team building from ice breakers on the first day, to learning about the impact ... The orientation team worked hard to ensure that the days on campus include meaningful activities to engage students in their ... The week-long orientation began with students on their respective campuses in Auburn and Mobile. Six classrooms were utilized, ... Orientation looked different than in years past with social distancing and virtual learning integrated into the delivery of the ...
Source for information on preferred orientation: A Dictionary of Earth Sciences dictionary. ... preferred orientation The alignment of inequidimensional mineral grains in a rock to define a two-dimensional, planar fabric or ... preferred orientation The alignment of inequidimensional mineral grains in a rock to define a two-dimensional, planar fabric or ... sub-planar rock fabric formed by the preferred orientation of minerals with a generally platy or tabular habit. The layers ar… ...
... Ronald F. Guilmette Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:10:20 -0800 ... For example, I just took a shot with one of my cameras where I was holding the camera in a vertical (portrait) orientation. But ... What is the proper way, using gimp, to correct the orientation of an image?. Advertising. ... in landscape orientation. To fix this, should I be using Tools-,Transform Tools-,Rotate or is there a better way? (Actually, I ...
Orientation 2017 Partnership Opportunities. Dear prospective partner,. The Queens University Orientation Roundtable, a part of ... The Orientation Round Table relies on partnerships with local and national businesses in order to ensure the tradition lives on ... Queens Orientation is an effective and unique way of targeting a receptive and engaged demographic of students, while raising ... Each year, Orientation Week provides organizations with options to gain recognition as community partners, and connect with our ...
  • 2018 Fall Orientation: Stay tuned for a full schedule of events. (
  • The 2016 Teaching Fellows Orientation was held on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at River Bluff High School. (
  • All new Saint Paul College students must complete a New Student Orientation session. (
  • Our orientation sessions include important information that new students at Saint Paul College need to know about registering for courses, financial aid, paying tuition, deadlines, and campus-wide policies and procedures. (
  • New Student Orientation is a 2-hour program for general students. (
  • Meet fellow students at evening socials, the EC Olympics, the Orientation Leader Talent Show, and a barbecue at the Office of Admissions. (
  • It is important that students make arrangements to be here for all of Orientation, as they will not be allowed to register for classes if they have not attended all Orientation sessions. (
  • Students may complete New Student Orientation in a face-to-face or online environment. (
  • Orientation for credit students is designed to introduce you to Cedar Valley College. (
  • Recent studies show an age-dependent impairment in orientation discrimination of stimuli embedded in external noise, suggesting that encoding of orientation is inefficient in older adults. (
  • In human psychophysics, decision making in a binary orientation discrimination task requires a neural decoding operation ( Gold and Ding, 2013 ) to select which of two alternative presented stimuli is the target. (
  • In the present study we ask whether aging also reduces decoding, i.e., selecting the neural representations of target orientation while discarding those conflicting with it. (
  • To decide whether the presented orientation is right or left from the vertical, the neural response to the presented orientation (positive) should be enhanced and that to the opposite (null) might be attenuated. (
  • Members of the 2017 cohort of Teaching Fellows will receive an invitation to a similar orientation experience with their award letter. (
  • However, distractors reduced more d ′ when target-background orientation offset was large than when target and flanker had similar orientation, indicating that the effect of the background was not local, i.e., due to target inhibition by similarly oriented flankers. (
  • Deny the application with reason code "134 - No WorkFirst Orientation" - if the only reason for the denial is not meeting the orientation requirement. (
  • Generate a General Denial letter (004-05) to include the name of the client who did not meet the orientation requirement, what action he or she failed to do, and the appropriate WAC. (
  • Attendance at a complete orientation program is mandatory, partial attendance does not fulfill your requirement. (
  • For more information on this requirement, visit . (
  • After rotation in view mode,and save, the EXIF data stills "Orientation: Rotate 90 CW" whereas the picture was effectively rotated. (
  • But devices are not equipped with automated mechanisms for controlling screen orientation. (
  • The Mozilla Screen Orientation API provides CSS and JavaScript mechanisms for controlling screen orientations. (
  • If you are a PSEO, Power of You, Make It Count, or ESOL student, the Orientation program will be 3 hours. (
  • Teaching Fellows orientation is an opportunity for new Fellows and their parents to meet with their campus directors and learn the ins and outs of the program. (
  • You may register for classes prior to attending a New Student Orientation or while attending a New Student Orientation session with t​he help of a staff member. (
  • That is why our volunteer student Orientation Leaders, faculty, and administrators spend the first four days of your college career showing you the ropes. (
  • Elmira College's New Student Orientation prepares you to get your best start. (
  • Once you have the app, click on Download Guides , and click on New Student Orientation to access the schedule, resources, and PDF versions of Powerpoints. (
  • To schedule face-to-face orientation, choose the campus location of your choice and select a date that best fits your schedule. (
  • During your orientation session, you will learn about the registration process and the many ways we can help you succeed on and off campus. (
  • Orientation is when you meet with your advisor and register for classes. (
  • We compared younger and older participants capability (mean age 24 and 68 years respectively) in discriminating whether the orientation of a Gabor target was left or right from the vertical. (
  • All new members must attend a three hour in-class Orientation session within (6) months of submitting your application to the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ACBR). (
  • You can't register for classes without attending orientation first. (
  • Applicants who will be mandatory WorkFirst participants once approved for TANF/SFA must complete a new WorkFirst orientation as a condition of eligibility. (
  • Applicants who state it is not possible for them to complete an orientation either in person or by phone may request an Exception to Rule (ETR) . (
  • All new students, including freshmen and transfers are expected to participate in an orientation session. (
  • Pompano Beach High School will be hosting a Virtual Freshmen Orientation on August 17th 9AM - 11AM to review many of the online tools that will be used in the virtual classroom, offer helpful tips for being successful as a PBHS student, and give each child an opportunity to virtually meet some classmates, mentor students, and teachers. (
  • In order to prepare for this Virtual Freshmen Orientation please complete the steps below. (
  • Farmington High School will hold an orientation for freshmen and other new students Sept. 3. (
  • Incoming freshmen at Emory & Henry College in rural southwestern Virginia get to know each other through an online community prior to their first face-to-face orientation. (
  • Orientation and Academics Entwined At DePaul University in Chicago, incoming freshmen sign up for "Discover Chicago" sessions that give them first-hand insights into their future careers, as well as the university and its resources. (
  • Once orientation begins, freshmen may sign up for a two-credit, five-week program in which they work with faculty to learn basic skills of success, including time management and handling the emotional ups and downs of a new experience. (
  • On the first day of orientation, NYU Buenos Aires staff members meet students at the airport and take them to the Academic Center. (
  • Prepare for the arrival of and serve as an Orientation Leader to groups of first-year students, transfer students and their parents/guardians. (
  • Students who have already received a confirmation for orientation will maintain their original date. (
  • Students who have not yet registered for New Student Orientation should call 304-696-2354. (
  • Before registering for New Student Orientation, students must have paid the enrollment deposit or have been approved for an enrollment deposit waiver. (
  • A 2011 study by cognitive neuroscientist Ryota Kanai at University College London found structural brain differences between subjects of different political orientation in a convenience sample of students at the same college. (
  • For example, CAS students should attend the International Student Orientation for CAS because that session is specifically designed for students in that school. (
  • P1 Curriculum Coordinator Dr. Lindsey Moseley addresses students during orientation. (
  • AUBURN, Alabama - The Harrison School of Pharmacy welcomed members of its Class of 2024 to campus last week as orientation for the first-year students began. (
  • therefore, the decision was made to bring students on campus Monday and Friday morning as this helps enhance the entire orientation experience. (
  • The orientation team worked hard to ensure that the days on campus include meaningful activities to engage students in their orientation experience. (
  • The week-long orientation began with students on their respective campuses in Auburn and Mobile. (
  • Even with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, students were appreciative of the efforts to provide the best orientation experience as possible. (
  • During orientation, we enjoyed several types of team building from ice breakers on the first day, to learning about the impact of learning and leadership styles, to asking students to complete group projects during the week," said Marlowe. (
  • Students will participate in a week of Orientation events designed to prepare them for university life and academic expectations, to familiarize them with independent living, and to create lasting memories. (
  • Queen's Orientation is an effective and unique way of targeting a receptive and engaged demographic of students, while raising brand awareness and increasing media coverage. (
  • The Orientation Round Table relies on partnerships with local and national businesses in order to ensure the tradition lives on, and that our week remains financially accessible to incoming students. (
  • From the Orientation Leaders of your group, to the Orientation Committees that plan and run the week, to the Orientation Roundtable that oversees planning, over 1,200 Queen's students make Orientation Week possible. (
  • While students do all the planning and running of the week, Orientation Week policy is set by the University Senate through the Senate Orientation Activities Review Board (SOARB). (
  • Orientation is a program designed by students who were recently in your situation - nervous and excited about arriving at Queen's University. (
  • If you are not living in residence and would like to participate in First Year Not In Residence Students (FYNIRS) Orientation, you will need to register! (
  • Orientation is run specifically for undergraduate students new to Queen's who are not in their first year of university. (
  • Orientation is an opportunity to learn about resources available in the campus community, to gain an understanding of academic regulations for graduate students, to explore areas of professional development, and much more. (
  • As part of the College of Graduate Studies orientation requirement, all new graduate students are required to complete two online modules focusing on diversity and academic integrity, followed by five general online orientation videos. (
  • We're the New Students Orientation (NSO) Staff, and it's our job - and our passion - to ease the transition to UMass Amherst for both you and your family. (
  • There are important steps all new students need to take before, during and after orientation, and it is important to start thinking ahead early! (
  • This orientation is intended for students who did their Bachelor's in the Netherlands. (
  • Bowling Green State University's Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) program is designed to acclimate new graduate students to campus resources in order to foster community engagement and ensure student success. (
  • New graduate students are asked to complete the virtual orientation experience prior to the start of the fall semester. (
  • First Year Experience Programs, along with the entire Zag community, is dedicated to providing new students with a welcoming, informative and incredibly fun Orientation Weekend. (
  • During orientation, the International Center invites speakers from different departments to give talks on various issues that international students will encounter during their stay at ORU. (
  • Faculty Orientation and in-faculty confirmation of registration for 1st year, Advanced- Standing Transfer, Special, Visiting and Exchange Students in Law, Chancellor Day Hall. (
  • Orientation for 1st year Physical and Occupational Therapy students. (
  • In between meeting their resident assistants, house fellows and orientation counselors, the students explored their new surroundings, learned about The Fence and other campus traditions and made some new acquaintances at Playfair, billed as the biggest icebreaker ever. (
  • Orientation is mandatory for all new students and it is the necessary first step to preparing you for your first semester at UMass Amherst. (
  • Orientation for international students is a two-part process. (
  • We encourage all new students and families to use these leaders during your time at Orientation. (
  • The Orientation Leader (OL) team is a group of students who are trained to share about UMSL's campus resources, to share about their UMSL experience, and to build connections to their peers, faculty, and staff. (
  • Individuals interested in this position need to want to grow your own personal and professional development skills, want to learn/grow knowledge about UMSL's campus, want to share positive experiences of being a student, and to provide our incoming students and families the best experience at Orientation. (
  • Work closely and effectively with Orientation Leaders and staff to make a memorable and welcoming environment for new students. (
  • Lead other students in programmatic components & sessions during family or student Orientation programs. (
  • All new undergraduate students at NSU are required to attend orientation. (
  • Graduate students, please contact your program coordinator/manager to learn more about your orientation dates and details. (
  • Orientation sets the tone, direction, and support for new students beginning their graduate school journey at Wheaton. (
  • Many students who have taken part in the Community Immersion Orientation Trip program often go on to become Orientation Trip leaders and help first-year students begin to navigate college life and the local community. (
  • Life Orientation has some redeeming qualities, but for the most part it is seen as an easy pass by students and an embarrassment to our country by everybody else. (
  • Life Orientation should be kept in the high school because it presents valuable information that students might not get otherwise because they take one or other elective subject, but in the SP where all subjects are compulsory, Life Orientation's whole scope can be distributed among those subjects. (
  • Orientation is mandatory for all First-Time-In-College (FTIC) students. (
  • Students are required to attend all programs and presentations during their orientation session. (
  • We approach attendance at orientation as if you are already UNF students. (
  • Students register for New Student Orientation on their MyWings account. (
  • Orientation sessions are assigned on a first come, first serve basis, and it's not always possible to assign students to their first choice. (
  • Students pay a $35 Orientation fee, along with a $125 associated program cost when making their Orientation Reservation. (
  • At the conclusion of the Orientation program, students may purchase their textbooks at the UNF Bookstore in the Student Union or through the UNF bookstore website . (
  • Orientation Leaders work closely with students, parents, faculty, administrators, and others in a variety of academic and interpersonal capacities. (
  • Your orientation leaders will be some of the first Otterbein students you will meet on campus. (
  • Orientation Leaders are distinguished upper-class students who volunteer their time to prepare for and to welcome new students to campus. (
  • When you arrive on campus for orientation, you will join an orientation group that will consist of 15-20 students and two enthusiastic orientation leaders. (
  • Recalling their own experiences of what it was like to be a new student, your orientation leaders have chosen programs that will help you succeed both academically and personally, and they will enable you to meet other new students. (
  • Are students required to attend an orientation program? (
  • It is required that all first-year students complete the orientation program. (
  • When will students receive information about orientation? (
  • Orientation invitations are emailed to accepted students at least one month prior to orientation. (
  • How do students RSVP for orientation once they receive their invitation? (
  • Students can RSVP for an orientation session at . (
  • No. We are not able to assign students to an orientation session by phone or fax. (
  • What will students do during the orientation program? (
  • Orientation is also your opportunity to connect with the UB community before your first day of classes, meet with new peers, and learn important information about life at UB from current students. (
  • Orientation also provides family members an opportunity to ask questions and get to know some of the students, staff and faculty that will be working with you throughout your college career. (
  • However, p arking in UB garages on orientation days is $7 for students and guests ($5 if you present a valid BeeCard). (
  • We recommend international students attend orientation and International Student Welcome Day. (
  • The New Student Orientation (NSO) program annually welcomes over 10,000 new incoming Freshman, Transfer, and International Students just prior to the beginning of each semester. (
  • To help international students with their transition to Canada and the U of M, the International Centre offers orientation programs at the beginning of each term. (
  • Exchange Students coming to the U of M for 1 or 2 terms from a partner institution should contact their U of M Exchange Coordinator for information on how to register for International Centre Orientation Programs. (
  • The orientation has been designed specifically for international students and will help to ensure you have a successful transition to life in Winnipeg and to your studies at the U of M. All new international students are strongly encouraged to attend this important orientation event. (
  • College orientation sessions are important because they help entering students learn about the culture and expectations of an institution and the many programs it offers. (
  • Orientation is a time for a student and his or her family to take a personal journey into a new life-to try it on," says Jeanine Ward-Roof, dean of students at Florida State University and an associate editor of the Journal of College Orientation and Transition, published by the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA). (
  • Students arrive at the private university one week prior to orientation to delve into topics ranging from "Chicago in Fiction, 1890-1910" to "Poverty Amidst Plenty" to "Computer Game Development in Chicago. (
  • At The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, a public liberal arts college, pre-orientation sessions are set aside for students of color, those with disabilities and first-generation college students. (
  • The students arrive four days prior to freshman orientation to get a sense of community and a greater familiarity with "the whole college-going experience," says Phyllis Lane, dean of students and academic support services at the college. (
  • At Elmhurst College in suburban Chicago, students enjoy some old-fashioned fun in getting to know each other during orientation. (
  • On Sunday afternoon Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland opened for a back-to-school orientation - a little more than a week after the Feb. 14 school shooting, which claimed the lives of 17, both students and teachers. (
  • Honors orientation is collaboration between the Honors Program, the Admissions department and all the colleges to welcome new students to campus and get their fall registrations set. (
  • Most Honors students will be assigned to the first day of orientation. (
  • As part of this commitment, we developed a Doctoral Success Orientation exclusively for doctoral students. (
  • Startklar is an orientation program free of charge for new international students. (
  • After University Orientation and FYNIRS Orientation, students have the opportunity to participate in Faculty Orientation from September 6th - 10th. (
  • Non-Degree, Post-Bac, and Graduate students are not required to complete the New Student Orientation program that our office coordinates. (
  • It is required for students to register for New Student Orientation, secure a PSU ID card and register for classes. (
  • Financially eligible students are exempt from paying the $200 tuition deposit, but must still confirm they are coming to PSU prior to signing up for Orientation (see below for eligibility requirements). (
  • Navigation: Many links within this Orientation will take you to external web sites and are marked with an *, to continue the New Employee Orientation on this site close all external site window(s). (
  • Forms: All of the forms linked to within this Employee Orientation are in Portable Document Format (or PDF). (
  • Each Monday, the State Personnel Department provides a new employee orientation that lasts an entire day. (
  • In conjunction with the Department of Human Resources, new employee orientation is held on Thursday mornings in the Human Resource Development Training Room in the East Glenn Administrative Facility at 1550 East Glenn Ave, Auburn University. (
  • A long-standing and proud tradition of Queen's University, is our entirely student-run Orientation Week. (
  • Please know that Queen's University does not tolerate hazing, and all orientation events are alcohol-free. (
  • As a new international student, it is mandatory to attend one international student orientation session. (
  • Pre-registering helps committees with their planning and will make the first morning of Orientation Week a little quicker and easier, but it is not mandatory. (
  • Orientation is mandatory, however, if you have an extenuating circumstance that prevents you from attending orientation, you need to log into our registration site and mark yourself as "Cannot Attend" on the Choose a Session tab. (
  • Is Orientation mandatory? (
  • process unchanged) All new employees must complete VCH Orientation Online which contains all mandatory courses. (
  • Each orientation is planned with content specific to a unique UB population (freshman, transfer, and graduate). (
  • The International Center welcomes the incoming international freshman class every year by organizing the International Student Orientation (ISO). (
  • Guests are permitted at freshman and transfer student orientation. (
  • Family members are permitted to attend freshman and transfer student orientation only. (
  • In addition to our check-in procedure, you are REQUIRED to complete our online New International Student Orientation Canvas Course . (
  • Please note that the New International Student Orientation Canvas Course is DIFFERENT than the student check-in survey. (
  • Thank You International Student Orientation Partners! (
  • Attending International Student Orientation will help you get your term off to a great start! (
  • If you already know what college you'll attend this fall, take time to check out your school's orientation. (
  • Eligibility for this orientation programme is determined by selection. (
  • Next, attend an individual orientation day- a Student for a day programme- to experience for yourself what it is like to follow the bachelor's programme of your choice, by accompanying a student. (
  • The orientation has been designed by the Human Resources Department and Talent Management teams to help with your transition into State employment. (
  • Orientation Week, commonly referred to as Frosh Week, consists of a series of events designed to help you transition intoto your new social and academic environment at Queen's. (
  • For this reason, we offer several types of orientation programs to assist with the transition to NSU, whether you are coming from high school, another college, or the workforce. (
  • In 1958, David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel discovered cells in the visual cortex that had orientation selectivity. (
  • They discovered this orientation selectivity when changing slides on the projector. (
  • The first possible advantage is that orientation selectivity may be intensified with lateral inhibition from neighboring cells of a slightly different preferred orientation. (
  • The third possible advantage is that if columns with similar orientation selectivity are close together, fewer afferents from the LGN are needed. (
  • So by removing a few LGN inputs and adding a few, the orientation selectivity can be changed marginally. (
  • Registration for New Student Orientation is now open! (
  • Registration for summer orientation will open in April. (
  • Because academic advising and course registration is a significant component of your orientation schedule, changing your major has a serious impact on your orientation experience and how we prepare your materials. (
  • SOAR, 'Student Orientation, Advising and Registration', is the first step of your orientation experience at BGSU. (
  • For more information, visit the VCH Intranet - Orientation registration . (
  • Click the Orientation RSVP button to complete your registration. (
  • Registration is required for much of the Orientation programming. (
  • For part time faculty, after we have received your survey, we will submit time cards on your behalf so that you may be compensated for completing the orientation. (
  • At the time of this experiment it was not conclusive that these orientation selective cells were in a "columnar" structure but the possibility of this structure was considered by research conducted by Vernon Mountcastle in 1956 about the topographic properties of the somatosensory system. (
  • Orientation Leaders in the past have been able to hold part-time jobs in the summer, in addition to fulfilling the responsibilities of the position. (
  • The completion forms will be submitted with a time stamp to ensure the modules and orientation videos were viewed in their entirety. (
  • Managers and supervisors, through orientation, training and other programs, want to help you achieve your career goals while, at the same time, accomplishing the USDA mission. (
  • How will this impact my time at orientation? (
  • It is important to enroll as early as possible, not only so that the UT can process your application on time, but also so that you have time to participate in any final study orientation activities. (
  • I think that some of these are mostly a colossal waste of time, others are too difficult to implement properly but some are extremely valuable and make Life Orientation uniquely special in its position as a compulsory subject. (
  • A simple glance at your child's timetable should tell you how much time they spend learning Life Orientation, and I'm sure all parents know too well the monetary bite of a project in Senior Primary - so what happens with Life Orientation is very relevant to your child and your wallet and therefore to you. (
  • Again, the morality chapters are redundant and a waste of time and marks and quite frankly unrealistic - Life Orientation as a formal subject is just not the forum. (
  • What time does orientation start and when should I expect to be finished? (
  • Disclaimer: The New Student Orientation website contains information authorized and available at the time of publication. (
  • Becoming aware of - and coming to terms with - one's sexual orientation can take some time. (
  • You'll be eligible to register for orientation within two business days of your enrollment fee being recorded as received in SPIRE. (
  • Sociosexual orientation , or sociosexuality , is the individual difference in the willingness to engage in sexual activity outside of a committed relationship. (
  • High self-monitoring is also associated with unrestricted sociosexuality, regardless of gender or sexual orientation. (
  • Men and women with an unrestricted sociosexual orientation view short-term mates with greater sexual experience as more desirable, whereas restricted women perceive partners' sexual inexperience as desirable. (
  • The purpose of this site is to describe the history of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) sexual orientation questions and provide tools for accessing and using the data. (
  • Sexual orientation describes patterns of sexual, romantic, and emotional attraction -and one's sense of identity based on those attractions. (
  • Sexual orientation is distinct from gender identity, the internal sense of being male, female, or non-binary . (
  • Heterosexuality ( attraction to members of the opposite sex), homosexuality (attraction to members of the same sex), and bisexuality (attraction to members of both sexes) are the three most commonly discussed categories of sexual orientation, although they are by no means the only ones in the world of sexual identification. (
  • The designation queer, for example, is used by some for its non-specificity to sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts as an umbrella term for non-heterosexual, cisgender individuals. (
  • Some scientists categorize sexual orientation as being attracted to men or masculinity (androphilic), women or feminity (gynephilic), bisexual, asexual, or something else. (
  • What's the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity? (
  • Sexual orientation refers to who individuals feel attracted to, while gender identity refers to one's self-concept of being male, female, or non-binary . (
  • What determines someone's sexual orientation? (
  • Sexual orientation is driven largely by biology, though the exact mechanism is unclear. (
  • How does birth order affect sexual orientation? (
  • The genetic reversal of sexual orientation. (
  • Genetic brain manipulation can change sexual orientation in worms. (
  • 1) Sexual orientation is hard-wired. (
  • And recognizing one's sexual orientation is part of that process. (
  • The term sexual orientation refers to the gender (that is, male or female) to which a person is attracted. (
  • In fact, people don't choose their sexual orientation any more than they choose their height or eye color. (
  • No one fully understands exactly what determines a person's sexual orientation, but it is likely explained by a variety of biological and genetic factors. (
  • Medical experts and organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Psychological Association (APA) view sexual orientation as part of someone's nature. (
  • Health and mental health professionals caution against any efforts to change a person's sexual orientation. (
  • Knowing one's sexual orientation - whether straight or gay - is often something that kids or teens recognize with little doubt from a very young age. (
  • By middle school, as they enter adolescence, many gay teens already recognize their sexual orientation, whether or not they have revealed it to anyone else. (
  • Here we list a selection of key cases, reported since 2011, on sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace, providing a summary of the decision and implications for employers. (
  • The employee brought sexual orientation and harassment claims. (
  • What if I sign up for orientation and can't attend? (
  • Participate in retreat, trainings, and all seven Orientation sessions listed to the right. (
  • During the retreat, training, and Orientation sessions, Orientation Leaders will have the opportunity to grow their leadership, communication, and facilitation skills through formal trainings and on-the-job practice, seven times over! (
  • Orientation sessions are led by experienced faculty representing a variety of academic disciplines. (
  • The orientation sessions serve as the formal introduction to the #MarshallUFamily and provide information about all things Marshall. (
  • These general sessions will just cover OGS orientation material. (
  • You can also check out our full list of orientation sessions on the NYU Events Calendar . (
  • Departmental Orientation sessions for B.A.&Sc. (
  • Only Summer first-year orientation sessions are overnight. (
  • I can't attend any of the scheduled orientation sessions. (
  • Will I be able to get a good class schedule if I come to one of the later Orientation sessions? (
  • If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled Orientation sessions, you should call the Office of Orientation at (904) 620-1722 for instructions. (
  • The COVID-19 outbreak has necessitated a review of all in-person education and orientation sessions to ensure risk to staff and others are minimized. (
  • You can also follow @AMS_ORT on Twitter or like the Queen's Orientation Roundtable Page on Facebook to stay up-to-date with Orientation Week news at Queen's. (
  • It is important for all new enrollees and their parents to participate in the BCMHS Orientation and Quiz so they better understand the history, policies, and programs of Buckingham Charter Magnet High School. (
  • Our Welcoming Orientation is provided virtually via GoToMeeting on Mondays at 6:30pm to help individuals and families learn about the free programs and services The Gathering Place provides and what might work best for you. (
  • If you have questions about the spirit of Orientation Activities or want to share your experience contact the SOARB secretary . (
  • Participation in Orientation is often an incredible experience that many people list as one of their best at Queen's. (
  • While spirit and cheering are a big part of Orientation, they are in no way the entire experience. (
  • Orientation is the foundation of your college experience. (
  • All virtual instruction during orientation week was delivered live by HSOP faculty. (
  • Each year, Orientation Week provides organizations with options to gain recognition as community partners, and connect with our next generation of leaders. (
  • Have a question (or lots) about Orientation Week? (
  • What is Orientation Week? (
  • What's the difference between Frosh Week and Orientation Week? (
  • Orientation Week is designed to be fun, inclusive, and welcoming. (
  • What is the policy on alcohol in Orientation Week? (
  • Orientation Week at Queen's is completely alcohol-free - there is no alcohol in any events, and nobody involved in planning or running Orientation consumes alcohol during the week. (
  • Residences are also alcohol-free during Orientation Week (from September 3 until September 10). (
  • On behalf of the tens of thousands of grassroots activists represented by the signatories to this letter, we do not agree with the phone calls and emails some of you have received in the past week prompted by an email sent out by the national leadership of the Tea Party Patriots about your attendance at their 'orientation' this coming week. (
  • Sunday, the gates of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland opened up for orientation, a little more than a week after the Feb. 14 shooting. (
  • Honors Orientation takes place in the first week of the University's orientation schedule. (
  • You must complete your online assessment(s) at least one week before you attend Orientation. (
  • During University Orientation, you will have the opportunity to participate in a number of events and activities with your floor, your building, and the entire incoming class. (
  • FYNIRS also participate in several University Orientation events, including our opening ceremony, Queen's Welcomes U, and the ResSoc Carnival. (
  • The two most common types of orientation are portrait and landscape. (
  • Deadline to confirm your attendance at orientation. (
  • Residence halls are suite-style and have kitchens, allowing Orientation Leaders to grocery shop and cook meals when they are not working. (
  • When attending New Student Orientation, we ask that you park in the Union Parking Garage located off of Kenwood Avenue (2200 E. Kenwood Ave.). From the parking garage, Orientation Leaders and signage will direct you to the check-in area (Union Concourse). (
  • The Center for Teaching Excellence's TA Orientation is an ideal opportunity to gain teaching skills, make connections with other teaching assistants, and identify resources to assist you in your teaching responsibilities. (
  • The TA orientation is mandated for all teaching assistants who are new to teaching at the university by the Provost and the Dean's Council. (
  • Orientation attendees can expect an overview of best teaching practices, policies and resources that TAs need to know, practical skills for being a graduate teaching assistant, and advice from experienced teaching assistants. (
  • While we know you might be eager to make travel plans, we will not be able to post dates for New Student Orientation until late May. (
  • We offer multiple dates for orientation to suit your schedule. (
  • Able to attend all training and Orientation dates. (
  • Orientation attendees are given an hour break for lunch at Noon EST . (
  • Page orientation is the way in which a rectangular page is oriented for normal viewing. (
  • Chris then shows you how to set up a document to your exact specifications, with the correct page orientation, size, spacing, and breaks. (
  • Most schools also post orientation activities on their Web sites. (
  • Typically a custom video controller board was needed to support the unusual screen orientation, and software often needed to be custom-written in order to support the tall, narrow screen layout. (
  • provides the ability to read the screen orientation type and angle, to be informed when the screen orientation state changes, and be able to lock the screen orientation to a specific state. (
  • Unfortunately, due to space limitations graduate orientation is not able to accommodate any guests. (
  • Most paper documents use portrait orientation. (
  • By default, most computer and television displays use landscape orientation, while most mobile phones use portrait orientation (with some flexibility on modern smartphones to switch screen orientations according to user preference). (
  • It is also preferred for smartphone use, as a phone in portrait orientation can be operated easily with one hand. (
  • For example, I just took a shot with one of my cameras where I was holding the camera in a vertical (portrait) orientation. (
  • When you first start Word, you see a page in Portrait Orientation, that is the page…is taller then it is wide. (
  • The term "landscape orientation" also reflects visual art terminology, where pictures with more width than height are needed to fully capture the horizon within an artist's view. (
  • But when I transfer the .JPG to my PeeCee and view it with gimp (or ImageMagick) it is laying over on its sid, in landscape orientation. (
  • During this orientation canvas course, you will be given valuable information regarding immigration regulations and health care, as well as the various student services available at Kansas State University and the International Student and Scholar Services. (
  • An Orientation Leader (OL) is an important part of a new student's initiation to the University. (
  • All University Orientation events are designed to create an environment that is positive, respectful, inclusive, and discrimination-free. (