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Immunocompetence and the Hygiene Hypothesis
Background: Evidence from the United States and Europe supports the hygiene hypothesis-- exposure to infectious agents during immune system development protects against immune-mediated disorders (allergy and autoimmunity). An evolutionary perspective suggests that this protection may represent adaptive priming in immune system ...
War Games at Work: Networks of Power in the U.S. Army Video Game Project
This ethnography documents and explores the interconnections between the U.S. military, video games, and cognitive labor by focusing on the production, marketing, and deployment of the official U.S. Army video game, America's Army. The video game, now in its third iteration, has been available as downloadable freeware since ...
Documenting and Contextualizing Pjiekakjoo (Tlahuica) Knowledges thorugh a Collaborative Research Project
The Pjiekakjoo (Tlahuica) people and their culture have managed to adapt to the globalized world. They have developed a deep knowledge-practice-belief system (Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) or Contemporary Indigenous Knowledges (CIK)) that is part of the biocultural diversity of the region in which they live. This ...