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  • Insert Text

    Insert Text

    SUMMARY Microsoft Word allows you to quickly insert sample text into a document. To do this, type =rand() in the document where you want the text to appear, and then press ENTER. The inserted sample text appears similar to the following: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Insomnia Insomnia means having trouble with the quality or quantity of sleep. It can be caused by difficulties in either falling asleep or staying asleep. Self-reported sleeping problems, hating the sleep quality and day time tiredness are the only defining characteristics of insomnia because it is such an individual experience. The concept of good sleep is different from person to person. While the average night's sleep for an adult is around seven or eight hours,

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Max
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Article Reference Dooren, J. (2005, March 29). Talking Yourself to Sleep; Behavioral Therapies Teach Insomniacs to Snooze Without Relying on Drugs. Wall Street Journal, p. D1. Summary According to the National Institute of Health, nearly half of all adults have experienced insomnia, while an estimated 10% to 15% of the population suffer from chronic insomnia. As a result of complaints, the medical profession stepped up its focus on the treatment of sleep disorders. The American

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Insomnia comes in many forms and worries people of all ages, most commonly for just a night or two, but sometimes for weeks, months, and even years. Insomnia has many causes. Insomnia is a symptom, much like fever or stomachache. There three symptoms commonly shown by people who have insomnia: difficulty falling asleep, no problem falling asleep but difficulty staying asleep with many awakenings, and waking up too early. Difficulty sleeping at night may be

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Yan
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Fear the Power “Goodbye boys, I’m going to the mall for about two hours, don’t get into any trouble when I’m gone!” My mom yelled as she slammed the door and went to the mall. She took my dad’s 1997 Chevy that would be just perfect for everything that she would buy there. And my dad was asleep on the couch after watching three hours of wrestling. Me and Johnny sat there bored out

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    The idea that everyone other than you sleeps well is not true. Scientific studies in many countries show that one third of the adult population is suffering from temporary sleep disturbances. An estimate of one tenth suffers from a chronic sleep disorder which can also have negative effects on mood and efficiency during the day. Sleep disturbances is known as one of the most common psychosomatic disturbances out there. This leads many down the long

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Monika
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Insomnia is formally defined as the inability to get the standard amount of sleep. This disease affects 1 in 3 adults every year in the United States (Insomnia). Insomnia is a growing problem that we are learning more about everyday, insomnia makes life very hard for those who are inflicted by it. Prevention of insomnia is rather simple if you learn simple techniques. If you are afflicted by insomnia than cure is rather simple if

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Insomnia How many times during the night do we toss and turn, check the clock, and find it ticking away and tell ourselves, "If I could fall asleep right now I would get at least five hours of sleep"? But, sleep doesn't come so we continue to toss and turn. This happens to many people and may suffer from a disorder known as insomnia. People who suffer from this disorder have many complaints, and many

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Community or the lack there of… It is sad to say that even myself as a citizen, lack certain characteristics helping to making progress in my community. Living in the city of Aurora I really have no sense of community, or even my surroundings at times. In my own neighborhood no one really says hi, or introduces themselves, nor does it seem that they care too. To be honest I don’t even know their names.

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Instant Fact: How to Get the Truth out of Anyone!

    Instant Fact: How to Get the Truth out of Anyone!

    Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone! Compiled By: John J. Webster Never Be Lied To Again By David J. Lieberman, Ph.D. St. Martin’s Press, New York 1998 DD: 158.2 ISBN: 0-312-18634-7 Introduction: In an ideal society there would be no need for lies. But we live in a world of deception. And whether you want to play or not, you’re in the game. The question is, do you want to win?

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Integrity Versus Despair

    Integrity Versus Despair

    Integrity Versus Despair An adolescent goes through a period of change biologically, cognitively, and psychosocially from childhood to adulthood (Berger,2005). Adolescents need to learn major skills, decision making, responsibility, respect, and individualism before entering young adulthood (Floether,2006). When someone is in the late stages of adulthood and loses a spouse, they must search again for their identity. Searching for an identity is a lifelong process. Integrating life experiences helps people reassess and reassert their identity

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Intellegence

    Intellegence

    The article Getting Smart about IQ written by Art Levine looks at the meaning of an intelligence quotient test and what they really determine. Intelligence quotient tests determine how well our problem solving, logical, and verbal abilities are. The test is usually given to a someone who has the false pretense that this IQ test will actually tell them whether or not they are “smart.” Harvard psychologist Howard Gardener can up with a theory that

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Mike
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    I did not know everything about intelligence before I started doing this paper. After I started on this paper I found that there are many different styles and forms of intelligence. Many different researchers have done studies on intelligence such as longitudinal research where the same individuals are studied over a long period of time, and then there is the Flynn effect, developed by James Flynn, which showed a trend toward increasing average IQ,

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    Intelligence Let’s say hypothetically speaking that a four year old boy could take five times five and come up with twenty-five. Is this pure luck, is it intelligence, maybe it is a bit of both? He could be a very good problem solver perhaps. Intelligence can be taken several different ways. Intelligence can be based on one’s problem solving skills, one’s trial and error methods, maybe one’s pure luck, one’s IQ score and intelligence test.

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    Intelligence Intelligence : is the capacity to learn from experience, to think rationally and to deal with the environment. Intelligence Versus Achievement Achievement refers to knowledge and skills gained from experience. It involves specific content such as Spanish, calculus, history, psychology, biology and art or music. The relationship between achievement and experience is obvious. Psychologists have proposed several approaches to defining intelligence: 1- Spearman's Two-Factor Theory: He suggested that intelligence consists of : - "g"

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Jon
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    Cognitive Psychology Term Paper Word Count: 4,002 Discussing Intelligence Defining intelligence is a complicated task to begin with. Many people have very specific view regarding what is intelligence. In my opinion, and it is shared by others as well, intelligence itself is something of an amorphous concept. According to some there are several different types of intelligence, and I belong to the school of thought that believes in what is known as the Theory

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Victor
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    Introduction Intelligence, term usually referring to a general mental capability to reason, solve problems, think abstractly, learn and understand new material, and profit from past experience. Intelligence can be measured by many different kinds of tasks. Likewise, this ability is expressed in many aspects of a person’s life. Intelligence draws on a variety of mental processes, including memory, learning, perception, decision-making, thinking, and reasoning. Defining Intelligence Most people have an intuitive notion of what intelligence

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    INTRODUCTION: In 1917, as the United States mobilized its vast resources for the war against Germany, Professor Lewis Terman of Stanford University traveled east to meet with a group of prominent psychologists. Terman was an expert on intelligence testing, for he had pioneered the application of a French Intelligence test (developed by Alfred Binet) in the U.S. Terman, a devoted member of the Stanford University faculty, called his test the Stanford- Binet, and it was

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: July
  • Intelligence

    Intelligence

    4) Define and describe intelligence. What are the different theories of intelligence? Compare and contrast them. How does heredity influence intelligence? How does the environment influence intelligence? What is mental retardation and its causes? How is this related to intelligence? What makes inviduals gifted? What makes individuals creative? The nature of human intelligence has fascinated scholars for centuries with the earliest works ranging from Plato to Aristotle, therefore the term intelligence has several different interpretations.

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By: ldiz22
  • Intelligence Is Impossible to Define or Measure?

    Intelligence Is Impossible to Define or Measure?

    In this essay, I will attempt to trace the development of the concept of intelligence and the various different ways of measuring it. I will discuss, starting from the early twentieth century, how intelligence first became of so much importance and of how the knowledge and understanding of the concept of intelligence has increased throughout the century. I will briefly describe the origins of the concept of intelligence and I will also mention the most

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    Essay Length: 2,370 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Intelligence Testing

    Intelligence Testing

    Running head: A STUDY OF PRO-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR A Study of Pro-social Behaviour: Altruism Phon Chin Ming Edmond Singapore Institute of Management University In part fulfillment of DSZ1021 course requirements Tutor: Ms Shahiraa Date of Submission: 11 October 2006 Introduction The term altruism is an ideological concept. Britannica Concise Encyclopedia defines it as the “ethical theory that regards the good of others as the end of moral action” (Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, 2006). It refers to pro-social

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    Essay Length: 683 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Intelligences

    Intelligences

    Intelligences Many people have different opinions of just what intelligence is since there is no commonly accepted definition for it. Some believe the ability to adapt effectively to the environment by changing oneself, changing the environment or finding a new environment is one definition of intelligence, while others believe it is our ability to learn. There are still others who believe that intelligence is our being able to cope with the environment and situations we

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    Essay Length: 756 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Intelligent Design

    Intelligent Design

    Throughout history, numerous religions have, in their own terms, expressed the notion we are created in God's image. That notion has been referred to as "creationism" and now "intelligent design." Over 100 years ago, Darwin challenged that concept, declaring that species evolved from single cell organisms to sponges, lizards, apes, and ultimately human beings. Naturally, this created quite a rift between scientists and theologians. For the past century, Darwin's theory has been the cornerstone of

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Intention

    Intention

    There has been much written of late about intention, some say - and I agree with them - that intentions are the building blocks of the universe. What you intend strongly today you are sure to live out in all your tomorrows. This is both exciting and terrifying. Most of us are not well practiced with our intentions so we tend to create our universe accidentally, with all its cloud bathing heavens and its barrel

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Intercultural Communication

    Intercultural Communication

    Intercultural communication In this assignment we discover some of the aspects of intercultural communication such as: the reasons for the increase in intercultural, the differences between cultures in nonverbal cues, the likeness of ethical norms between cultures, the definition of cultural homogenization and the need for community building between cultures. The major reasons that intercultural communication has increased "modern means of travel an communication have brought us into contact with virtually the whole world" (Tubbs,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Interpersonal Attraction: A Study in the Mate Selection Process

    Interpersonal Attraction: A Study in the Mate Selection Process

    Interpersonal Attraction: A Study in the Mate Selection Process Interpersonal Attraction There are varying qualities that men and women look for while engaged in the mate selection process. For the most part, these include shared moral, educational, and lifestyle characteristics. Most of the time people come to a median and understand that some of the qualities they may seek in a life partner have been fabricated by the commercialization of love and dating. However,

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Jon
  • Interpersonal Comm. "good Will Hunting"

    Interpersonal Comm. "good Will Hunting"

    Good Will Hunting For this assignment I have chosen to focus on the film Good Will Hunting primarily because I have seen the movie prior to this course and I feel it is one of the best films I have gotten a chance to see. Will Hunting’s profound genius was as much a burden as it was a gift. Initially seeing the film I enjoyed it but viewing the film in the scope of

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • Interpersonal Communication

    Interpersonal Communication

    Vocabulary Terms Communicative competence- The ability to communicate in a personally effective and socially appropriate manner. Message competence- The ability to make message choices that others can comprehend as well as to respond to the message choice of others. Intrapersonal comm.- Communication that a person has with him or herself. This is often regarded as “self communication” Interpersonal comm.- Communication between two people, generally on face-to face interaction. Relational competence- The ability to process

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Artur
  • Interpersonal Exercise

    Interpersonal Exercise

    Interpersonal Exercise Non-verbal communication is a rather important aspect of our everyday lives. People tend to believe and react more to the non-verbal message that one is conveying than to the verbal message. It’s important to understand that the non-verbal communication norms are extremely culturally defined; there are no two cultures that share the exact same norms. Being raised in a different culture creates many difficulties while adapting to the U.S. culture. These differences attribute

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Interpersonal Relationships and Conflict Resolution

    Interpersonal Relationships and Conflict Resolution

    Dealing with interpersonal relationships is a complex subject that is often given inadequate attention by communities. Each individual in a group has a particular and unique personality style that has been shaped by the lifetime of their experience. There are driver types and quiet folk, expressives, analyticals, reserved, shy, reactive and many others. After you have been working together for awhile, an attentive person with training will recognize members personalities and styles and then use

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Jack
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