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Work meets life : exploring the integrative study of work in living systems

Author: Robert Levin; et al
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2011
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Work meets life.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2011
(DLC) 2009037133
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Levin; et al
ISBN: 9780262014120 0262014122 9780262265843 0262265842
OCLC Number: 897107110
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 249 p.) illustrations
Contents: The ancient patterns of work in living systems / Robert Levin --
Energy, information, and the work of the brain / Simon B. Laughlin --
Performance-yield trade-offs in work in manufactured and living systems : design centering looks at the world of work / Michael Lightner --
The impact of photosynthetic work on earth, climate, and the biosphere / Christina De La Rocha --
Niche construction and human behavioral ecology : tools for understanding work / Kevin Laland and Gillian Brown --
The wok of designers : cultures of making and representation / Alan Blackwell --
Working on the edge today : dissatisfaction, adaptation, and performance / Joseph Rosse and Stacy Saturay --
Do energy allocations affect work performance? The working energy/take-home energy trade-off hypothesis / Robert Levin, Kevin Laland, and Stacy Saturay --
Responding to the challenges of the environment : stressors, the brain, and work / Steven Maier and Robert Levin
Responsibility: edited by Robert Levin ... [et al.]


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