What is Hedonic Adaptation?

Answer Definition: Hedonic means of or relating to utility. (Literally, pleasure-related.) A hedonic econometric model is one where the independent variables are related to quality; e.g. the quality of a ... Read More »

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What is adaptation coaching?

Relocating to a new country can require adjusting to new customs, a new language, and new food as well as a new job. Adaptation coaches specialize in helping people over the hump for a smooth ride ... Read More »

What is structural adaptation?

A structural adaptation is a concept in evolutionary biology that refers to a part of an organism's anatomy suited to a specific task. For example, a bird's wing is a structural adaptation suitable... Read More »

What is a winter adaptation?

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club naturalist Bob Pickett explains that because "early mammals evolved in tropical habitats," later mammals would have to adopt winter adaptations "to survive under cond... Read More »

What is culture adaptation?

Culture adaptation is the evolutionary process by which an individual modifies his personal habits and customs to fit in to a particular culture. It can also refer to gradual changes within a cultu... Read More »