Adaptation (disambiguation)

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Adaptation, in biology, is the process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat.

Adaptation may also refer to:


Biology and medicine[edit]

Control and information theory[edit]

Human sciences[edit]

  • Behavioral adaptation, an adjustment to another type of behavior or situation
  • Hedonic adaptation, the tendency to remain at a stable level of happiness despite changes in fortune
  • Psychological adaptation, a mental aspect that results from evolutionary pressures
  • Preconditioning (adaptation), a general concept in which an entity is exposed to a form of some stress or stimulus in order to prepare that entity to be more resilient against the stimulus when and if the stimulus is encountered in the future

Other uses[edit]