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  • The Effect of Media Violence on Children and Levels of Aggression

    The Effect of Media Violence on Children and Levels of Aggression

    The Effect of Media Violence on Children and Levels of Aggression. It has been said that children are like sponges when it comes to attaining knowledge. This seems to be true whether they are learning to speak or how to show emotion. Feelings and emotions become more imminent once children begin to go through adolescents. Children acquire the ability to aggression, sadness, and happiness more readily. Males typically exhibit higher levels of aggression then females

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effect of the Reading Recovery Program on Children with Reading and Learning Difficulties

    The Effect of the Reading Recovery Program on Children with Reading and Learning Difficulties

    The purpose of this essay is to explain the effectiveness of the reading recovery program (RR) on students with reading and or learning disabilities (RD or LD). The studies reviewed looked at students who were at-risk for LD, who had RD, or who had a severe reading difficulty. The studies revealed that research that explores the implicit effect of the reading recovery program on students with LD is limited, but provided evidence for its importance

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Effectiveness of Art Therapy and Guided Imagery in Reducing the Stress of 3rd Year and 4th Year Bs Psychology Students Sy 2006-2007

    The Effectiveness of Art Therapy and Guided Imagery in Reducing the Stress of 3rd Year and 4th Year Bs Psychology Students Sy 2006-2007

    Chapter I The Problem and Its Background Introduction Stress is considered as one of the main reasons for the majority of school problems nowadays. The most frequent cause of stress in school is concern about academic performance and everything that goes with it, such as studying for exams, meeting the deadlines, maintaining average or excellent class standing, and getting high grades. In accomplishing all these, the student must exert a lot of effort. He must

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Effectiveness of Communication in Young Children with Asd

    The Effectiveness of Communication in Young Children with Asd

    EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN ASD CHILDREN The Effectiveness of Communication in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Kimberly K. Carter PSY7703 Applied Behavior Analysis Research Application Capella University June 21, 2015 ________________ ________________ Abstract Social skills are life’s basic foundation that are necessary to get along with others. When a lack of social skills exist in an individual, there can be a gamut of problems from an immediate standpoint, as well as from a future standpoint.

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    Submitted: August 4, 2015 By: K62carter
  • The Effectiveness of the Learning Perspective in Explaining one Psychological or Social Question

    The Effectiveness of the Learning Perspective in Explaining one Psychological or Social Question

    The Western culture that we live in has an enormous emphasis on thinness in society’s image of ultimate female beauty. The increasing media pressure on women to be thin causes many females to turn to eating disorders in order to achieve the ‘perfect’ body which is being pushed into our faces everywhere. These women who are developing eating disorders as a result of their quest to be ‘beautiful’ start to lose weight at which point,

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Effects of Abuse

    The Effects of Abuse

    There are several different types of abuse and each type affects people differently. There is child abuse and spousal abuse, but there is also physcial and mental abuse. This paper will go over each type of abuse, how the abuse affects the person, how people can recover from abuse, and just some general information To start off I will discuss spousal abuse and its affect on people. Surveys in the US and Canada have shown

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Max
  • The Effects of Bottled Water and Tap Water on Corn Plants

    The Effects of Bottled Water and Tap Water on Corn Plants

    The Effects of Bottled Water and Tap Water on Corn Plants Delcia Ogle and Sarah Pointer Introduction Do corn plants grow better using bottled water or tap water? According to the NRDC (1) most of the bottled water that they tested were free of contaminants. The FDA (2) has set regulations specifically for bottled water to make sure that the water they buy is safe. When producing bottled water the distributors must follow the current

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Treating Hiv/aids

    The Effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Treating Hiv/aids

    The Effects of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Treating HIV / AIDS Matt Guptail COM 125 February 4th, 2007 HIV/AIDS is the fourth leading cause of death in the world, and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for those between the ages of 15-24. There have been and continues to be fast and furious research on a cure, a vaccine, and better traditional treatments. However, little research has been

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Classroom Setting

    The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Classroom Setting

    The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Classroom Setting Cooperative learning is one of best teaching strategies that an educator can use with their students. Results from studies have shown that cooperative learning strategies have given students opportunities to grow as individuals. They have learned faster and more efficiently, have greater retention, and have a positive outlook on learning. It is a way for students to learn and develop good social skills and help promote

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Top
  • The Effects of Czech Cuisine on My Psychology

    The Effects of Czech Cuisine on My Psychology

    The Effects of Czech Cuisine on My Psychology Czech cuisine has affected my psychology more than I was originally expecting. These effects have occurred in two ways: directly and indirectly. I have been psychologically affected directly by the food in ways like being homesick for my regular foods or getting bored of the style of food here. Also, there have also been indirect effects on my psychology that result from the effects the food is

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Different Coloured Lighting and Ambience on Mood

    The Effects of Different Coloured Lighting and Ambience on Mood

    Abstract This study was conducted to determine the combined effects of coloured lighting and ambient sound on mood. 48 psychology undergraduates, comprising of 38 females and ten males, took part in this study. This study is a 2x2 between subjects design. The coloured lightings used in this study are blue and yellow combined with the ambient sound of �city’ and �nature’ whereas mood was measured with the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). We discovered

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Divorce on Young Children

    The Effects of Divorce on Young Children

    The statistics for divorce in the 1990’s suggest that nearly sixty percent of marriages end in divorce. Given this startling figure, the assumption can be made that many children will experience some effects caused by the life-changing event called divorce. What is it exactly about divorce that causes negative consequences for these children? In what ways will these children be effected? Will these effects show outwardly? I will attempt to uncover some of the complexities

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Effects of Eating Disorders

    The Effects of Eating Disorders

    The Effects of Eating Disorders On Adolescent and Young Adult Women It is the purpose of this paper to discuss the effects anorexia and bulimia nervosa has on adolescent and young adult women in AmericasЎ¦ society today. I will explain the development of these eating disorders in adolescent girls and college-aged women. I will show that these disorders are closely connected to the biological and psychosocial changes that occur during these two periods of a

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Effects of Lsd

    The Effects of Lsd

    LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is one of the major drugs making up the hallucinogen class. LSD was discovered in 1938 and is one of the most potent mood-changing chemicals. It is manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. LSD, commonly referred to as "acid," is sold on the street in tablets, capsules, and, occasionally, liquid form. It is odorless, colorless, and has a slightly

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Effects of Marijuana on Cognition

    The Effects of Marijuana on Cognition

    A discussion is taking place across the globe as to whether or not marijuana use has a negative effect on the mind and body of its users. This discussion has many participants with varying views on the issue. Some think marijuana use, while very harmful to your lungs, has no negative effect on the mind. Others see it as harmful to both the mind and the body. Still a select few see marijuana as a

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Effects of Marijuana on the Brain

    The Effects of Marijuana on the Brain

    The Effects of Marijuana on the Brain Chapter Two was very interesting, learning the brain functions, managing thought and the memory process. These chapters made me think about the effects drugs would have on your brain, especially Marijuana. Marijuana has been illegal for years because of the thought that it was a drug similar to cocaine, or heroin. Drugs such as cocaine and heroin affect the neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine is the neurotransmitter associated with extremely

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Effects of Psychoactive Substances, Caffeine and Alcohol on Brain Functioning

    The Effects of Psychoactive Substances, Caffeine and Alcohol on Brain Functioning

    The effects of psychoactive substances, caffeine and alcohol on brain functioning Introduction: There currently prevails considerable speculation in regard to the controversial topic of whether stimulant drugs like that of coffea (caffeine), and depressive drugs such as alcohol, affect the consumers brain functioning. The topic is deemed controversial primarily due to the fact that these two prominent household beverages are perceived as acceptable to consume. Their consumption is heavily ingrained within society and culture, where

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    Submitted: July 4, 2016 By: Kelseywalker99
  • The Effects of Schizophrenia on the Family

    The Effects of Schizophrenia on the Family

    The Effects of Schizophrenia on the Family First off I would like to tell you what exactly schizophrenia is. Schizophrenia is a brain disease, with concrete and specific symptoms due to physical and biochemical changes in the brain. This illness strikes young people in their prime age usually between 16 and 25. Schizophrenia is almost always treatable with medication. Contrary to what most think schizophrenia is not a "split personality", or caused by childhood trauma,

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Effects of Temperature - Temperature and Attentiveness

    The Effects of Temperature - Temperature and Attentiveness

    Running Head: THE EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE The Effects of Temperature and Gender on Concentration Annie Rice Albertson College of Idaho Abstract The function of this study was to identify a potential correlation between gender and temperature that cause a direct affect on concentration. Participants assigned into hot (H), warm (W), and cold (C) condition groups observed a video clip in preset temperatures and completed surveys to measure their comprehension. The test results were not significant;

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Effects of Violent Song on Aggressive Thoughts and Feelings

    The Effects of Violent Song on Aggressive Thoughts and Feelings

    Abstract The aim of this present study was to investigate the effects of violent song on aggressive thoughts and feelings. The present study also hoped to answer whether males or females will show higher level of state hostility when they were assigned to listened to song with violent lyrics. In this research, 11 male and 30 female students from Help University College were recruited. The participants were assigned to listen to a song with violent

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Effects of Violent Video Games on Aggressive Behavior

    The Effects of Violent Video Games on Aggressive Behavior

    In recent years, technological advances have introduced many new forms of entertainment, one of the most popular being video games. Since their introduction, professionals and parents have become concerned with the addictive power that video games can have on people, particularly children and adolescents. Today, concern has shifted from the addictive effects of video game playing to the possible effects that they have on players’ aggression levels. As defining aggression as any thoughts or behaviors

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Emergence of Declarative Memory

    The Emergence of Declarative Memory

    The Emergence of Declarative Memory Markas Brunson The Emergence of Declarative Memory The following is a summary and evaluation on the research article, The Development of Declarative Memory in Human Infants: Age-Related Changes in Deferred Imitation. The article is based on experiments performed to resolve the issue of the approximate time when declarative memory begins to form and the effect of age has on declarative memory; this experiment was lead by Harlene Hayne, Joanne Boniface,

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Emotional Brain, Fear, and the Amygdala

    The Emotional Brain, Fear, and the Amygdala

    The Emotional Brain, Fear, and the Amygdala SUMMARY 1. Considerable progress has beenmadeover the past 20 years in relating specific circuits of the brain to emotional functions. Much of this work has involved studies of Pavlovian or classical fear conditioning, a behavioral procedure that is used to couple meaningless environmental stimuli to emotional (defense) response networks. 2. The major conclusion from studies of fear conditioning is that the amygdala plays critical role in linking external

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: David
  • The Empty Nest by Lillian Rubin

    The Empty Nest by Lillian Rubin

    In the article, The Empty Nest by Lillian Rubin discusses how middle aged women look at the idea and notion of their children leaving the home. The Empty Nest syndrome occurs during a transition phrase when a mother’s child is coming of age and about to leave the dwelling. Studies now show that this “depression” was once thought to have the same wide spread negative effect, but recently has been viewed as the direct opposite.

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Entp Lestat

    The Entp Lestat

    It was about time there was to be something written about the ENTP this Earth revolves around. In this world, of course he is the most important person that exists. Who am I talking about? The Vampire Lestat of course. *Cool-ass rock music* Written… at night *corny, cheap, spooky music that reminds me of black&white films* I like to cut to the chase. The following is a (probable) explanation of this ENTP, placed in the

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Epigenetic Theory

    The Epigenetic Theory

    Erik Erikson was a psychologist who came up with the theory that everyone goes through eight stages of psychosocial development in their lifetime. This theory is called the “epigenetic principle.” How we go through each stage is determined by the situations, or development “tasks,” in our lives. Each stage has a task that is referred to with a two-word phrase, such as ‘trust-mistrust’ in the infant’s stage. Also, each stage has what is called

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Essence of Education

    The Essence of Education

    1. Write an essay on “The Essence of Education”. (1000-2000 words) I cannot write this essay without reference to study of my own experienced and my daughter’s- placed in the harsh environment of the government schooling system and its observations of the stark belief systems of “the child to fit the system” and not “the system to fit the child” with reference to the what education should be about. This means different things to different

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Ethics of Abortion Case

    The Ethics of Abortion Case

    Surname Name Instructor Course Date The Ethics of Abortion The 1973 landmark court ruling on the case dubbed Roe vs. Wade defined the direction of debates over abortion to this day. However, the debate on the ethics and morality of abortion has by far remained inconclusive. The main reason behind this quagmire is the multi-faceted nature of the ethics of abortion that spans from religion, law, and medicine to the society and cultures. Whereas the

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    Submitted: May 7, 2015 By: Davis
  • The Etiology of Adhd

    The Etiology of Adhd

    “The Pythagorean theorem is A squared plus B squared,” “The sky is really blue today, was that Mrs. Scanlon that just drove by? Mrs. Scanlon makes the best cookies I have ever had in my life!” “C squared, this only work with triangles that have a ninety degree angle in them. Also know as a right triangle.” “I wonder what is in the cafeteria today. I sure hope its not fish. Grandpa Martin has

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Exceptionality of Autism

    The Exceptionality of Autism

    The rate of Autism in our society is rapidly growing with time. More and more children are being diagnosed with this exceptionality. Autism is classified as a developmental disability that results from a disorder in the central nervous system. It causes impairments to social interaction, communication, imagination, interests, and activities. Most of the issues based around Autism are controversial because it is still not known what the cause of Autism is! Researchers strive every day

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Artur
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