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blend·ing in·her·i·tance

galtonian term for inheritance in which no component is conspicuous or obtrusive.

blending inheritance

(blĕn′dĭng)
n.
The discredited theory that inheritance of traits from two parents produces offspring with characteristics that are intermediate between those of the parents.

blending inheritance

the apparent fusion in offspring of distinct, dissimilar characteristics of the parents. Blended characteristics are usually of a quantitative nature, such as height, and fail to segregate in successive generations. The phenomenon is the result of multiple pairs of genes that have a cumulative effect. See also polygene.

blending inheritance

a pre-20th century theory that the male and female GAMETES each contained essences from the various parts of the parental body, which were mixed at fertilization to produce offspring showing some features of both parents. The theory was backed up by results from crosses involving quantitative characters (see POLYGENIC INHERITANCE in which there was an apparent mixing of PHENOTYPES due to segregation of polygenes. However, the idea of blending was overtaken by the discoveries of MENDEL and his laws of particulate inheritance.
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This section also seems the most interdisciplinary; in addition to the terminological apparatus of the Blending Theory, Kalla refers to Gerard Genette's classification of texts.
After placing conceptual blending theory in the context of modernist philosophical interest in concept formation and similarity-seeing, I will turn to a more detailed analysis of Chiang's conceptual blends and the way they invite this open-eyed seeing and open-minded thinking.
I should like to suggest that for historicist critics concerned with topical interpretation, conceptual blending theory offers at least two major advantages.
Overall, the book is well written, the majority of chapters blending theory, data, and rigorous analyses.
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Finally, the limited neuroscience research on math and language is discussed, showing substantial overlap of neural systems and suggesting blending theory as a unifying structural process for the two.
Closely connected to this work is the question of how humans handle novel or previously unfamiliar ways of conceptualizing these forms of multi-layered expression and one response has been the introduction of conceptual blending theory, in which linguistic input leads to the formation of temporary mental representations in which previously separate linguistic domains can be "blended.
From hands-on Internet resource exercises to discussions on the social and technological influences changing the field of public relations, Public Relations Online: Lasting Concepts for Changing Media holds a wealth of easily discussions blending theory, research and practice to identify the elements of effective public relations.
Koestler's concept of matrices as skills, abilities, and symbolic codes that govern human behavior is compatible with the notion of cognitive models discussed in conceptual blending theory.
Blending theory with practice, they detail the contemporary techniques used to determine the intrinsic value of an equity security, and show you how to successfully apply these techniques in both foreign and domestic markets.
They describes interdisciplinary approaches to studying visual narrative; linguistically oriented comics research in Germany; graphic style and story; conceptual metaphor theory, blending theory, and other cognitivist perspectives on comics; textual connectivity in comics; cohesion in written and visual language; manga literacy and comprehension in Japanese children; kids' visual narratives across cultures; and visual narratives in different cultures, including the Walbiri sand story, Arrernte sand narratives, sequential text-image pairing among the classic Maya, and the relationship between language and thought in visual narratives.
Independent scholar DesCamp asks whether contemporary cognitive linguistic blending theory is appropriate in the analysis of first century Judaic texts, and what the stories of women say about that text, the Liber Antiquarium Biblicarum.