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Adaptation, in biology, is the process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat.
Adaptation may also refer to:
- Adaptation (arts), a transfer of a work of art from one medium to another
- Adaptation (film), a 2002 film by Spike Jonze
- "Adaptation" (The Walking Dead), a television episode
Biology and medicine
- Adaptation (eye), the eye's adjustment to light
- Neural adaptation, the responsiveness of a sensory system to a constant stimulus
- The SAID principle, a sports training concept, standing for "Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands"
Control and information theory
- Adaptation (computer science) by which interactive systems adapt to individual users and environments
- Adaptive system, a set of interacting entities that enable the whole to improve its response
- Complex adaptive system, rich interactions between elements that result in feedback and adaptation
- Behavioral adaptation, an adjustment to another type of behavior or environmental context
- Hedonic adaptation, the ability of preserving at a stable level of happiness despite better or worse changes in the personal material life
- Psychological adaptation, a mind and body interaction which results from competitive or cooperation types of evolution
- Preconditioning (adaptation), a general concept in which an entity is exposed to some type of stress or reinforcement stimulus, in order to become more resilient when and if that external factor would happen anytime in the future.
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