Garbage Can Hypothesis

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A theory on senescence that holds that ageing cells are converted to a multigenerational wastebasket—that older cells accumulate metabolic products capable of damaging macromolecules (e.g., proteins and nucleic acids), and are less efficient in repairing damage
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The Waste Product Accumulation Theory: Self explanatory.
Social Structure of Accumulation Theory; 2 volume set
That is to say, it is not sensitive to the loading sequence effects for the linear damage accumulation theory. Thus, Miner's rule often leads to a discrepancy of up an order of magnitude between the predicted and experimental life.
Social expectations theory in this study is reinforced through professional interactions between agricultural education faculty and also through the accumulation theory of minimal effects.
Although social expectations theory provides a foundation for this research, Hossler (1998) proposed that the accumulation theory of minimal effects may also influence the ranking and rating of academic programs.
Based on role accumulation theory (Goode, 1960), this study examines the possibility that there may be additional positive outcomes to employees who sometimes feel obligated or pressured to engage in OCB.
Work-family literature has yielded two competing viewpoints: (1) work-family conflict, drawn from role strain theory and (2) work-family enrichment, drawn from role accumulation theory. Role strain theory proposes that responsibilities from different, separate domains compete for time, physical energy, and psychological resources, and therefore make it difficult to successfully perform each role, due to time constraints, lack of energy, or mismatched behaviors among roles (Goode, 1960).
Role accumulation theory was introduced as a challenge to the assumption that multiple roles result in role strain Despite empirical investigations that support the assumption that role conflict and role overload from multiple roles lead to role strain, millions of individuals continue to occupy multiple roles successfully.
(2003) 'Neoliberalism and the social structure of accumulation theory of long-run capital accumulation', Review of Radical Political Economics 35(3), pp.263-70.
Credit for the first attempt to knot these two strands of thought into an elaborated version of Marxian accumulation theory goes to Michal Kalecki, whose published works in Polish in the early 1930s articulated, according to Joan Robinson and others, the main tenets of the contemporaneous Keynesian revolution in the West.
Under the mutation accumulation theory, this result is obvious, because the equilibrium frequency of deleterious mutations will be lower when the selection pressure against them is stronger.
Under the mutation accumulation theory, we are interested in gene frequency change per generation.