Adaptations

Some articles on adaptations, adaptation:

Evolutionary Psychology - Evolved Psychological Mechanisms - Cultural Universals
... or traits that occur universally in all cultures are good candidates for evolutionary adaptations ... Evolved psychological adaptations (such as the ability to learn a language) interact with cultural inputs to produce specific behaviors (e.g ... and greater coyness among women, are explained as sexually dimorphic psychological adaptations that reflect the different reproductive strategies of males ...
Free-diving - Physiology of Freediving
... The human body has several adaptations under diving conditions, which stem from the mammalian diving reflex ... These adaptations enable the human body to endure depth and lack of oxygen far beyond what would be possible without the reflex ... The adaptations made by the human body while underwater and at high pressure include Reflex bradycardia Drop in heart rate ...
Multiregional Origin Of Modern Humans - Overview
... erectus and then spread out over the world, developing adaptations to regional conditions ... replacement, genetic drift and selection, adaptations that were an advantage anywhere on earth would spread, keeping the development of the species in the same overall direction while ... evolved into modern humans, retaining some regional adaptations but with many features common to all regions ...
The Little Mermaid - Adaptations
... There are several anime adaptations of the story, including Anderusen Dowa Ningyo Hime (Andersen's Story The Mermaid Princess), a feature film directed by Tomoharu Katsumata (1975) and the 1991 ... The Russian movie Rusalka (2007) by Anna Melikyan is a modern-day adaptation, set in Russia ... director Joe Wright will helm a live action adaptation of the story ...
Henry IV, Part 1 - Adaptations
... Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnight (1965) compiles the two Henry IV plays into a single, condensed storyline, while adding a handful of scenes from Henry V and dialogue from Richard II and The Merry Wives of Windsor ... The film stars Welles himself as Falstaff, John Gielgud as King Henry, Keith Baxter as Hal, Margaret Rutherford as Mistress Quickly and Norman Rodway as Hotspur ...