Book 1

The Wisdom of the Body

Peter Smith Pub Incorporated. 1978

Homeostasis

Homeostasis

BoD – Books on Demand. 2019

The human body is composed of several systems and organs, consisting of millions of cells that need relatively stable conditions to function and contribute to the survival of the body as a whole. The maintenance of stable conditions for the cells against the variations of the external environment is an essential function of the body and is called homeostasis. As a consequence of the loss of homeostasis, a disease is manifested. This book aims to provide the reader with an up-to-date view of...

Allostasis, Homeostasis, and the Costs of Physiological Adaptation

Allostasis, Homeostasis, and the Costs of Physiological Adaptation

Cambridge University Press. 2004

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Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning

Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning

Springer Science & Business Media. 2011

Over the past century, educational psychologists and researchers have posited many theories to explain how individuals learn, i.e. how they acquire, organize and deploy knowledge and skills. The 20th century can be considered the century of psychology on learning and related fields of interest (such as motivation, cognition, metacognition etc.) and it is fascinating to see the various mainstreams of learning, remembered and forgotten over the 20th century and note that basic assumptions of...

Biogenesis Evolution Homeostasis

Biogenesis Evolution Homeostasis

Springer Science & Business Media. 2012

In 1963, 1965 and 1967 "Symposia on Quantitative Biology of Metabolism" were organized on the pretty island of Helgoland (Biologische Anstalt) by me in col laboration with O. KINNE and F. KROGER. Unfortunately this worthy approach towards bringing together interested scholars in a regular way ceased, mainly for financial reasons, although the need for and interest in conferences like these for the exchange of ideas on special topics unchangeably persists. So I had to look for other...