Sensitivity Analysis: Matrix Methods in Demography and Ecology , Hal Caswell


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Mathematics > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 18:24

2019-04-02T07:00:00Z
This open access book shows how to use sensitivity analysis in demography. It presents new methods for individuals, cohorts, and populations, with applications to humans, other animals, and plants. The analyses are based on matrix formulations of age-classified, stage-classified, and multistate population models. Methods are presented for linear and nonlinear, deter...[Read More]



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Deep Ancestry , Spencer Wells


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 16:57

2006-11-21T08:00:00Z
Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.

In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using scores of real-life examples, helpfu...[Read More]



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God in the Machine Video Games as Spiritual Pursuit


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > New Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 16:12

160 pages , Templeton Press , 2015-05-26
If he were alive today, what might Heidegger say about Halo, the popular video game franchise? What would Augustine think about Assassin’s Creed ? What could Maimonides teach us about Nintendo’s eponymous hero, Mario? While some critics might dismiss such inquiries outright, protesting that these great thinkers would never con...[Read More]



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Traffic , Tom Vanderbilt


Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Transportation,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 13:03

2008-07-29T07:00:00Z
A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Washington Post o The Cleveland Plain-Dealer o Rocky Mountain News

In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse driv...[Read More]



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The Behavioral Ecology of the Tibetan Macaque , Jin-Hua Li, Lixing Sun & Peter M. Kappeler


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Anthropology,Ecology,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology,Professional & Technical,Medical,Veterinary > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 03:28

2019-11-18T08:00:00Z
This open access book summarizes the multi-disciplinary results of one of China's main primatological research projects on the endemic Tibetan macaque (Macaca thibetana), which had continued for over 30 years, but which had never been reported on systematically. Dedicated to this exceptional Old World monkey, this book makes the work of Chinese primatolo...[Read More]



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Computer Games and the Social Imaginary


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Adventure Games | Published on 22/Jun/2020 21:34

248 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2013-10-30
In this compelling book, Graeme Kirkpatrick argues that computer games have fundamentally altered the relation of self and society in the digital age. Tracing the origins of gaming to the revival of play in the 1960s counter culture, Computer Games and the Social Imaginary describes how the energies of that movement transformed ...[Read More]



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The NewMediaReader


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Adventure Games | Published on 22/Jun/2020 13:00

823 pages , MIT Press , 2003
A sourcebook of historical written texts, video documentation, and working programs that form the foundation of new media. This reader collects the texts, videos, and computer programs--many of them now almost impossible to find--that chronicle the history and form the foundation of the still-emerging field of new media. General introductions...[Read More]



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Moral Combat Why the War on Violent Video Games Is Wrong


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Kids Safe Games | Published on 08/Jun/2020 05:50

256 pages , BenBella Books, Inc. , 2017-03-21
In family rooms across America, millions of children and teenagers are playing video games, such as Call of Duty, Halo, and Grand Theft Auto, roaming violent virtual worlds—with virtual guns in their hands. In what sometimes seems like an increasingly violent world, it’s only natural to worry about the effects of all this...[Read More]



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Children Living in Temporary Shelters How Homelessness Effects Their Perception of Home


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Kids Safe Games | Published on 25/May/2020 08:00

150 pages , Routledge , 2014-02-25
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



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Sexual Orientation and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Sexual Science and Clinical Practice


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Girl Games | Published on 18/May/2020 18:18

363 pages , Columbia University Press , 2008-03-24
This book bridges psychoanalytic thought and sexual science. It brings sexuality back to the center of psychoanalysis and shows how important it is for students of human sexuality to understand motives that are often irrational and unconscious. The authors present a new perspective about male and female development, emph...[Read More]



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Portable Play in Everyday Life: The Nintendo DS


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Girl Games | Published on 18/May/2020 14:37

130 pages , Springer , 2013-10-16
People play mobile games everywhere and at any time. Tobin examines this media practice through the players directly using the lens of the players and practice of the Nintendo DS system. He argues for the primacy of context for understanding how digital play functions in today's society, emphasizing location, "killing-time," and mobile c...[Read More]



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Feminist Therapy Theory and Practice A Contemporary Perspective


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Girl Games | Published on 18/May/2020 13:31

224 pages , Springer Publishing Company , 2007-12-26
"In this latest volume to emerge from the work of the Feminist Therapy Institute, Ballou, Hill, West, and their contributors have done a powerful job of explicating current themes in feminist therapy practice, with a lovely balance of theory and application. The careful attention to the economic and social demands of t...[Read More]



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