Recapitulation is the process and the result of recapitulating . East verb , which has its etymological origin in the Latin word I will recapitulate, It refers to summary or reminder that is done from something that has been expressed orally or through a writing.
For example: “When the conference ended, the writer made a brief recap of everything said”, “The document presented by the opposing legislators implies a recapitulation of all the failures in the service that were registered in the last semester ”, “The typical end of the year recap bores me”.
The recapitulation can develop for different reasons. In some cases, it is searched highlight the main ideas that manifested in a certain context. If a scientist makes a four-hour dissertation, doing a ten-minute recap at the end can help you underline the concepts more important than previously pronounced.
It should be mentioned that said recapitulation at the end of the dissertation can not only be beneficial for the audience, in that it can highlight certain data that have let go through distraction or saturation, but also allows the scientist to make sure that his concepts reach the public in the clearest and most orderly way possible, and gives him the possibility to correct certain defects of his presentation before finishing, such as highlight something with more emphasis or touch a point that you forgot to mention.
Another possibility is that the recap is a collection of important facts that happened in a certain time period. A Program Television can put together a recap with the most important moments of its different broadcasts.
In this case, the recapitulation is a resource widely used by certain television networks to avoid the lack of programming at key times of the year , such as winter or summer vacations, although they use it especially on the days of transition between one season and another. While some viewers find it beneficial to have this compendium of chapters of their favorite series and shows, for others it is annoying and "scares away" the TV to go in search of other activities.
It is important to remember that the programs that achieve the highest audience peaks are those that generate the closest relationship between them and the television channels; During the holidays, the programming usually acquires a more "familiar" dye, especially at Christmas time, and this can keep the loop with a portion of the public , but he certainly does not get it with one hundred percent.
In the field of biology , the recap theory (also known as biogenetic law) argues that ontogeny is responsible for recapitulating phylogeny. Let's look at these two concepts in detail below:
* ontogeny : Its about developing of an organism from the moment in which a zygote is fertilized, which occurs through sexual reproduction, through adulthood and reaching senility. In other words, it is the history of the changes that a unit goes through in its structure without losing its organization;
* phylogeny : defined as the relationship between parents and children of taxa (groups of organisms that have a certain kinship) or species in general. This part of evolutionary biology relies on the matrices of information of various types to study the evolution of different groups and their relationships.
From the development of the synthetic theory , which integrates the genetic theory driven by Gregor Mendel , evolutionary theory of Charles Darwin and other postulates, the recapitulation theory lost force , although the link between ontogeny and phylogeny is still being analyzed today.