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adaptive

descriptive of modifications or changes which take place in an organism in order to take advantage of changing circumstances. See ADAPTIVE ENZYME, ADAPTIVE RADIATION.
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Their findings contrast the theoretical discourse on occupational adaptation focused on the personal adaptiveness, suggesting that occupational adaptation is a two-fold process in which the social environment also adapts to reduce effects of disabling influences on a person's occupational function.
The forty-three item questionnaire (Zeanah and Schwarz, 1996) included five subscales of skill and experience (13 items), attractiveness (9 items), control (5 items), moral judgment (11 items), and adaptiveness (5 items), the reliability of which has been estimated through Cronbach Alpha as 0.
Taking into account heterogeneity of players in video systems and their adaptiveness, the analysis of the interaction between these entities may allow achieving a broader view of the nature of the system and contributing to its better understanding.
By measuring inflation expectations directly, we capture the adaptiveness of forecasts.
Sides' fresh, thorough review of contemporary practical realities and expeditionary adaptiveness should revive interest in De Long's and Melville's feats.
These values included abasement, adaptiveness, harmony with people, harmony with the universe, interdependence, respect for authority, and sincerity.
The discussion of the paper focuses both on the theoretical and the methodological implications of the adaptiveness of the psycholinguistic system.
For students the key ingredients they need to bring to the table are the aspiration, attitude and adaptiveness employers in Kirklees and beyond seek from their workforce.
Workers who find their jobs meaningful have an increased sense of responsibility and adaptiveness, leading to greater productivity.
He argues the 'Australian Settlement' of the early 20th Century was not an institutional brake on Australia's success and institutional adaptiveness in the 1980s and 90s meant that the old regime could be reformed to Australia's ongoing benefit.
Clients are seen as authors of their evolving career and life stories, capable of displaying self-sufficiency, self-reliance, resourcefulness and adaptiveness.
39] found a negative association between catastrophizing coping strategies, general activity level, and adaptiveness to illness.