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  • Va Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System

    Va Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System

    VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Human Resources (05A) 400 Veterans Avenue Biloxi, MS 39531 Applicants must submit the following: 1a. On-station (VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System) employees must submit an Application for Promotion or Reassignment, VA Form 5-4078, to Human Resources (05), Bldg 53, Room 2A-108. You must indicate the lowest grade you are willing to accept or we will only consider you at the Full Performance Level of the position.

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Validity of Eyewitness Testimony

    Validity of Eyewitness Testimony

    Validity of Eyewitness Testimony Validity of Eyewitness Testimony In today's court system one of the strongest pieces of evidence, or that most commonly accepted as fact by a jury, is eyewitness testimony. When correct, eyewitness accounts can aid in the conviction of many guilty people. However when it is incorrect, eyewitness testimony can do severe damage. Researchers have found that “more innocent citizens are wrongfully tried and convicted on the basis of eyewitness evidence

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Vanishing Markers

    Vanishing Markers

    in All grown up and No Place To Go. David Elkind asserts that we no longer have any ways and means in our society to truly separate, delineate and distinguish childhood from adolescence and adolescence from adulthood. elkind insists that developmental "markers" have Vanished" #1) Explain his theory of developmental markers and define and describe each of the five categories of developmental markers than apply two of developmental markers to your own theory upbringing and

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    Submitted: March 23, 2013 By: alexander
  • Varying Types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the Effects of Living with It.

    Varying Types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the Effects of Living with It.

    Varying Types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the Effects of Living with It Anna L. Sloey Bellwood-Antis High School VARYING TYPES OF OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER 2 “Imagine the feeling of having a song stuck in your head. Now imagine that instead of ‘It’s Raining Men,’ it’s the thought of murdering your best friend. In graphic detail. Over and over again. You’re not mad at your best friend, and you’ve never done anything violent, but it

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    Submitted: March 6, 2019 By: asloey
  • Verbal Operants

    Verbal Operants

    Verbal Operants Student: Chris Antecedents Behavior Consequence Teacher asks “What do you want?” Replies “Book” Teacher praise and reinforcement of item (book). Chris points and says “paper” Chris tries to take paper. Teacher ignores and pushes paper away. Teacher ignores and pushes paper away Chris says “paper” as he slaps himself 2 times on face. Teacher says “try again.” Teacher says “try again.” Chris asks for “grapes.” Teacher praise and reinforcement of item (grapes) Chris

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    Submitted: May 3, 2015 By: a
  • Victorian Art

    Victorian Art

    The Victorian era was a beautiful time. It was full of highly sophisticated people, not including the artists. The artists of the Victorian era were more to the common people that stood out. Most of the artists back then weren’t as big as they are now. They differed in so many ways trying to be individuals. In this, the works would all be outlining subjects but they differed a great deal. Artists in the Victorian

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Video Game Skills May Give Edge in Life

    Video Game Skills May Give Edge in Life

    The "wired" generation; from online gaming to Myspace, these are the new "norms" in our technologically driven society. I believe that video games do increase some skills but some they lack in luster. While helping children with their reaction time and vision, gaming removes the fundamentals of being a child. It has been twenty plus years since the invention of computer gaming, so now there is loads of data to study. I believe we

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Video Game Violence Starter

    Video Game Violence Starter

    Video Game Violence Admiring the smooth barrel and full clip of bullets in his Sig model 552 Commando, Landros sat near the limestone corner listening to the footsteps and gunfire down the next hallway. Making sure not to be caught off guard by a lone commando, he set down a few claymore mines in the corridor behind him. Listening to the screams of both Terrorist and Counter-Terrorist clicked something in his mind... Time to clean

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Video Gamers Have the Advantage

    Video Gamers Have the Advantage

    Video Gamers have the Advantage Since the early 1970’s, the demand and popularity of video games has been growing rapidly. Nowadays, video games are an integral part of many people’s lives world-wide. In order to satisfy the public’s growing demand for these innovative games, software companies are producing large quantities of attractive and stimulating video games. With each new generation, these games become more visually dazzling and increase in realism. Because the vast majority of

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Max
  • Video Games and Violence

    Video Games and Violence

    When I hear the words video games and violence in the same sentence, I automatically think that they are talking about video games causing violence among young teens and adults. I do believe that video games cause some sort of aggression and added violence in that age group, but not to a point of someone killing another person. My generation has grown up on the evolution of the video game. All we see nowadays

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Bred
  • Video Games: Their Negative Influence on Children's

    Video Games: Their Negative Influence on Children's

    As a video game and computer game lover, the thought that negative effects ever being present in these enjoyable past time devices never crossed my mind. Over this past summer I was able to spend countless hours improving my skills on different games. I of course made multiple visits to video game stores such as Game Stop and Game Crazy. As I entered one these stores to purchase a new game, I noticed two boys,

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Video Games: Where’s the Harm?

    Video Games: Where’s the Harm?

    Wicks, Robert. Understanding Audiences. 2. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001. Understanding Audiences invites scholars and students of mass communication to consider how media messages interact with attitudes, beliefs, opinions, and predispositions to produce conceptions of social reality among audience members. It relies on social science theory and research from communication, psychology and sociology. It suggests that there needs to be a wide range of methodological approaches to help understand the nature of the

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Yan
  • Video Mediated Communication in a Courtroom

    Video Mediated Communication in a Courtroom

    Have you ever thought about the use of video mediated communication in court? VMC nowadays is quite often in use but is it a good idea? In contrast with face-to-face communication during VMC a witness, does not stay personally in front of jury but jury can see this person in a TV. A witness while testify should be provided with safe and comfortable environment. VMC is used to prevent (to separate) a witness of the

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    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Views of Criminals

    Views of Criminals

    Social Interaction 1 Running head: SOCIAL INTERACTION The Effect of Social Interaction with a Felon and Non-Felon Social Interaction 2 Abstract Research of social perception has shown that peoples perceptions of others are due to the persons psychical appearance and background. A background such as being a convicted felon might effect the way that people perceive and interact with them in society. As part of an independent group design, 29 college students ( 5 men,

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Viktor Frankl

    Viktor Frankl

    Who was Viktor Frankl? Who was this man who survived the Holocaust, and through his sufferings changed the face of psychology forever. It takes a great man who through horrid conditions can take adversary and find the positive to convey to others. In September of 1942, a young doctor, his new bride, his mother, father, and brother, were arrested in Vienna and taken to a concentration camp in Bohemia. It was events that occurred there

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Violence in Our Children’s Cartoons

    Violence in Our Children’s Cartoons

    Violence in our Children’s Cartoons How Does Television Violence Affect Children’s Behavior Does television promote violence and crime among children? Although most people look at television as an entertaining and educational way to spend time, some people think there is too much violence in television and that is influencing our young into becoming aggressive in nature and to tolerate violence. Cartoons are the most violent programs on television (Johnson, 1999). Mostly all cartoons have consent

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Violence on Tv and Children

    Violence on Tv and Children

    A child is watching his favorite cartoon, Mighty Morphine Power Rangers. After the show is over the child jumps up and runs around in a state of bliss hitting things the way that his favorite character did. This scene is all too well known to parents. The question that arises is, "Does aggressive or violent television cause a person, mainly children, to act in a aggressive way?" Well research has shown that the answer

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Violence on Tv,still a Matter of Debate

    Violence on Tv,still a Matter of Debate

    It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in the streets, schools, and even at home. However, a major cause of it is still sitting in many peoples' living rooms unnoticed. It is the television! The truth about television violence's influence on children has been confirmed in researches that were conducted worldwide yet its influence on adults is still a matter of constant heated debate, arguments upon arguments

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Monika
  • Violencia Domestica

    Violencia Domestica

    INTRODUCCIУN Puerto Rico es un paнs con un grave problema de violencia domйstica. Miles de mujeres solicitan anualmente уrdenes de protecciуn para intentar acabar con el maltrato que reciben de sus parejas. Nada mбs en el periodo de enero del 2002 a agosto del 2004, hubo 55,784 incidentes de violencia domйstica reportados (protocolo, 2005). La violencia domйstica es la causa principal de muerte violenta en las mujeres de nuestro paнs. Entre el 1 de enero

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Janna
  • Virginia Post Reply

    Virginia Post Reply

    Virginia, I found your post to John rather interesting. I consider that the advantages of coaching or mentorship relations within an organization can be endless. And in your specific scenario each participant could have benefited from using a peer/coach support system According to Marquardt, Leonard, Freedman, and Hill (2009), Action Learning (AL) involves analysis, action and also learning; consequently this trio could increase the power and benefits of learning in an organization (Marquardt et al.,

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    Submitted: November 16, 2015 By: BUNNYCAT
  • Virtual Child Assignment - Middle Childhood

    Virtual Child Assignment - Middle Childhood

    VIRTUAL CHILD ASSIGNMENT #3: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD AGE: 6 YEARS, 11 MONTHS 1. My child's behavior towards the social situation in the home has been similar to that outside the home. He proved to be cooperative at home but would demonstrate instances of nervousness, anxiousness and dependence especially when exposed to a new situation. This reaction has become all too familiar, seeing that he would respond this way even as an infant. He did just

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    Submitted: April 19, 2011 By: omnom2
  • Virtual Learning

    Virtual Learning

    Online Education A Review of the Literature Online education has become a widely accepted alternative to learning in the classroom. Distance education has helped students across the country educate themselves in a world were technology rules and fast paced lifestyles are a part of life. The main advantages of distance learning are: Convenience eliminates travel to a traditional classroom and the freedom to learn at any time are some of the main reasons why so

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Visual Encoding

    Visual Encoding

    Part 1 Visual encoding is the process of encoding images and visual sensory information. If you see something, you are more likely to remember it than if you hear it. For example, if you are presented a list of words, each shown for one second, you would be able to remember if there was a word that was written in all capital letters, or if there was a word written in italics. Acoustic encoding is

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    Submitted: November 3, 2014 By: cwhite2197
  • Visual Field Position and Type of Stimuli on the Stroop Effect

    Visual Field Position and Type of Stimuli on the Stroop Effect

    VISUAL FIELD POSITION AND TYPE OF STIMULI ON THE STROOP EFFECT The Effect of Visual Field Position and Type of Stimuli on the Stroop Effect Reynold Hicks University of Tampa Abstract An experiment was conducted to test the effect of lateralization and congruency on reaction time to name colors. This was done using a computer program provided by The University of Mississippi. This effect is called the stroop effect. Results showed that it was neither

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: regina
  • Visual Information Processing

    Visual Information Processing

    Introduction Increased evolution of visual information processing in human history has raised concern with looking for efficient ways of managing and organizing these vast volumes of information. The information processing of Hearing and vision senses are harnessed in the “cortical regions of the brain” .This paper seeks to provide a detailed presentation of in-depth understanding of the working principle of the human brain in a symbiotic association with the “visual information processing.” The paper will

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    Submitted: October 24, 2018 By: Dan writer
  • Vroom - Expectancy Theory

    Vroom - Expectancy Theory

    According to Vroom to motivate someone mere offering a person something to satisfy his important needs will nt be sufficient. In order for the person to be motivated, he must also be reasonably sure that he has the ability to obtain the reward. An employee's motivation increases when he values a particular outcome highly and when he feels a reasonably good chance of achieving the desired goal. This definition says that : Any individual acts

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Vygotsky's Theory

    Vygotsky's Theory

    Vygotsky, different from Piaget , his main focus is on the importance of social interaction, culture and language in a child's cognitive development. He brought up mainly five assumptions about how the social culture effect one's cognitive development. Firstly, he argued that the elementary functions can only develop into higher functions via the input of culture which emphasizes the importance of cultural involvement during a child's cognitive development. (here the culture is thought as

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    Submitted: December 7, 2016 By: Nancychensisi
  • Walden Two Reaction Paper

    Walden Two Reaction Paper

    WALDEN TWO REACTION PAPER Walden Two introduces us to the concepts of positive punishment, classical conditioning, and shaping through the utopian community of Walden Two. Walden Two takes a dive into behavior modification through these concepts to create a society that is considered ideal. The main characters of Walden Two let us delve deep into the inner workings of this “utopia” through their criticisms and contrasting views. The characters expose the flaws and the successes

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Monika
  • Walmart Psychology

    Walmart Psychology

    I/O Psychology For this assignment I decided to do my own personal experience and talk about the store Walmart. I live down the street from the store, so I have to go there often and I don’t care much for the store. It’s always too many people in the line and the cashiers to be clueless or just too slow. If I was a manager of Walmart I would definitely want to change the speed

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    Submitted: February 4, 2017 By: GirlPimpin14
  • War

    War

    Summary: Chapter 1- Human beings since the beginning of time have not been able to escape war. There has always been some sort of conflict between each other since the beginning of time. War always seems to bring a sense of reason with it or need to the people. It makes them feel like we are fighting for a just cause. This past century war has been at its worst. This last one hundred or

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Victor
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