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  • Cognitive Psych Review

    Cognitive Psych Review

    THE BASICS 1. The role of computation in cognition 2. Marr's levels (barn owl experiment) 1. Computational theory: What is the goal of the computation, why is it appropriate, and what is the logic of the strategy by which it can be carried out? 2. Representation and algorithm: How can this computational theory be implemented? In particular, what is the representation for the input and output, and what is the algorithm for the transformation? 3.

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    Essay Length: 273 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Conformity Is a Four-Letter Word, Ralph Waldo Emerson Review

    Conformity Is a Four-Letter Word, Ralph Waldo Emerson Review

    Conformity is a four-letter word "Conformity" is a dirty word to Ralph Waldo Emerson. It is the death of the individual, he says, the enemy of originality. Indeed, the development of the individual self is one side of the human experience. But to reject conformity offhand is to forfeit the other side of that experience – the individual's participation in the community. Self-awareness may be a uniquely human faculty among all of Earth's animals, but

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    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Tasha
  • Depression - Cognitive Therapy of Depression

    Depression - Cognitive Therapy of Depression

    Depression is a disorder characterized by depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. Depression is a general term that has been used to describe transient feelings, a psychological disorder, and a health problem that is characterized by a group of related symptoms (Beeber, 1998). Depression is an alteration in mood probably treated more by nurse psychotherapists more frequently than any other symptom in clinical practice with the exception of anxiety (Drake,

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    Essay Length: 1,666 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2008 By: Monika
  • In Search of Excellence: Review

    In Search of Excellence: Review

    In Search of Excellence is a book dealing with many different principles of economics and what makes big business' excellent. The first idea that Peters discusses is his chart of the McKinsey 7-S Framework. The graph is very simple but the ideas are fairly complex. In their research, they found that their philosophies were too hard to explain and easily forgettable. They made this Framework to deal with strategy, structure, style, systems, staff (people),

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    Essay Length: 727 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2009 By: David
  • Is the Purpose of Advertising to Create Cognitive Dissonance

    Is the Purpose of Advertising to Create Cognitive Dissonance

    Advertising deals with people's feelings and emotions. It includes understanding of the psychology of the buyer, his motives, attitudes, as well as the influences on him such as his family and reference groups, social class and culture. In order to increase the advertisements persuasiveness, advertisers use many types of extensions of behavioural sciences to marketing and buying behaviour. One such extension is the theory of cognitive dissonance. The purpose of advertising can be to create

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    Essay Length: 1,927 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • Diversity in the Workplace: A Literature Review

    Diversity in the Workplace: A Literature Review

    Diversity in the Workplace In today's society, cultural diversity is at the highest point it has ever been. As companies are becoming more diverse, it is becoming more important for them to understand and manage that diversity. People of different backgrounds, races, ages, sex, and/or religions create a diverse workforce. There is an importance of having a diverse workforce in order to provide better performance overall. With a diverse workforce, there arises a need for

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    Essay Length: 1,334 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • Short Review on Snow Falling on Cedars

    Short Review on Snow Falling on Cedars

    Evocative and extremely well written, this book lets the mind soar throughout all different types of drama. The fictional world the write has created is so realistic that the atmosphere is unmistakably recognized. Including history and romance, this incredibly written book satisfies the reader in ways no book can. The primary pleasure of the book is David Guterson's interpretation of the diverse characters and the beautiful places. Set on an island in the straits north

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    Essay Length: 294 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Tempest, Critical Review

    The Tempest, Critical Review

    Prospero's Plottings After years of writing plays of history, tragedy, grand comedy and dramatic romance, William Shakespeare emerged from his darker writing of the past into the lighter, more peaceful style of his play "The Tempest." This was Shakespeare's last complete play, and, just as he bid farewell to the art he had so mastered, his principal character Prospero departs from his artful magic on the island he omnisciently controls. While Prospero's early actions against

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    Essay Length: 794 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • History the Wepon Review

    History the Wepon Review

    History the Weapon By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The article "History The Weapon" can be described as being similar to the game "Telephone", in which a phrase/message becomes completely misrepresented as it passes from person to person over a period of time. History, according to the article, is subject to the influences of the historian. It describes many examples of how history can be interpreted so differently depending upon how the recollection benefits specific goals

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    Essay Length: 566 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Under the Banner of Heaven Book Review-Mormon Fundamentalism

    Under the Banner of Heaven Book Review-Mormon Fundamentalism

    Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer Krakauer, Jon. Under the Banner of Heaven. New York: Anchor Books (a division of Random House, Inc.), 2003. Jon Krakauer’s literary legacy has shown that he is a man impressed with extremes. It takes one form of extremism to give in to one’s wanderlust and decide to forsake all earthly possessions to attempt to live in the wilderness like in Krakauer’s Into the Wild, and another form

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    Essay Length: 2,010 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across Developmental Trajectory: Cognitive Processing of Threat in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across Developmental Trajectory: Cognitive Processing of Threat in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder across Developmental Trajectory: Cognitive Processing of Threat in Children, Adolescents, and Adults Everybody experiences intrusive thoughts once in a while, yet we think nothing of it most of the time. However, for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, such thoughts occur frequently, and they are likely to be interpreted with more emotional intensity, and are highly uncontrollable. Obsessions signify the extreme end on a continuum of normal, unwanted, intrusive thinking. Studies have shown that

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    Essay Length: 470 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • Chapter 10 Review: A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux by Mark G. Sobell

    Chapter 10 Review: A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux by Mark G. Sobell

    Assignment: Chapter 10 Review Exercise 1-10 1. What is the Enterprise Manager in SQL Server? It is used to carry out the most common administrative tasks, including creating databases, indexes, and other database objects. P301 2. What is the Tree pane used for? Shows the structure of your SQL Server enviorment. 3. What are the data types available in SQL Server? Text, varchar, char, ntext, nvarchar, nchar, bigint, int, smallint, tinyint, bit, numeric, decimal, float,

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    Essay Length: 357 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Shrek Review

    Shrek Review

    Shrek The GRRR-eatest Farytale Never told!!! By Ahsanul Hoque (Film Correspondent) Finally, a 'family film' you can sink your teeth into. Based on a William Steig’s book about a green ogre. This computer animated film is aimed at children as well as adults. And what a excellent story line. The theme of the film is comedy. The general message was that it does not matter if your pretty or ugly looking. It matters what’s

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    Essay Length: 1,167 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Songs from the Labyrinth Review

    Songs from the Labyrinth Review

    Sting was born October 2, 1951. His real name is Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner and the name of Sting came from some friends of his. Before his solo career he was part of the group called The Police. He was the lead singer and bass player. With many hits from The Police, he started his solo career September 1981 after the band’s break up. Since then he has become a worldwide star. In October of

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    Essay Length: 1,444 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Top
  • Review: I Wants to Go to Prose (suzanne B. Jordan)

    Review: I Wants to Go to Prose (suzanne B. Jordan)

    Review: I wants to go to Prose (Suzanne B. Jordan)” In “I wants to go to the prose” (1995), Suzanne B. Jordan emphasizes that a teacher’s duty is to help the students in their studies but whether teachers should help students with their personal problems is controversial. In other words, students should not come up to the teachers telling their personal problems so that the teacher, being merciful, excuses them or be a little more

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    Essay Length: 1,673 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Janna
  • Movie Review of Remember the Titans

    Movie Review of Remember the Titans

    Movie Review of Remember the Titans Remember the Titans is based on the true story of the T. C. Williams High School football team as well as their challenge to accept integration on and off the football field. It is a good movie that has a moving plot, a historical setting, and an excellent cast of characters. In the previous years, T. C. Williams High School football was under the leadership of head coach, Bill

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    Essay Length: 1,301 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • What Is a Lit Review

    What Is a Lit Review

    What is the Literature Review * A literature review IS: o A select list of available resources and materials with a strong relation to the topic in question, accompanied by a description AND a critical evaluation and comparative analysis of each work. The literature review is not merely a list of every item and resource with any possible relation to your topic, no matter how tenuous. It focuses on those resources and materials that are

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    Essay Length: 941 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Summary of a Review on the Grey Zone

    Summary of a Review on the Grey Zone

    Manohla Dargis wrote a review on the film The Grey Zone in the Los Angeles Times. She is one of the chief film critics for The New York Times and formerly a film writer at The Village Voice, the film critic for the Los Angeles Times, and the editor of the film section at LA Weekly. She has written for a variety of publications, including Film Comment and Sight and Sound. In her review, Manohla

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    Essay Length: 380 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Review - Architectural Innovation: The Reconfiguration of Existing Product Technologies and The Failure of Established Firms

    A Review - Architectural Innovation: The Reconfiguration of Existing Product Technologies and The Failure of Established Firms

    Radical and incremental innovations have long been the cornerstone of which firms base their knowledge and methods of technological innovation. However, this paper serves to bring attention to one of the less apparent forms of innovation, whose importance is increasingly being brought to light. Architectural innovations are, as defined by Henderson and Clark, “innovations that change the way in which the components of a product are linked together, while leaving the core design concepts (and

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    Essay Length: 747 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Monika
  • Book Review: The Japanese

    Book Review: The Japanese

    This book,"The Japanese", written by Jack Seward covers a lot of information on the overall life of Japan, however, I will only summarized fifty-three pages of this book which will cover their food and drink (chap 8 pp.133 -162) and their language (chap.9 pp.163 -186). A lot of the information is past through little anecdotes that Seward has experienced with the Japanese. The author starts the chapter on food and drink by telling the reader

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    Essay Length: 1,392 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Lonely Crowd Book Review

    The Lonely Crowd Book Review

    David Riesman studied the post World War 2 society during his time. His study involved looking at the socialization of a person within groups, settings and periods of time. In the first chapter of his book, “The Lonely Crowd”, he defines social character as part of a society’s “mode of conformity” In other words; the way a person is socially characterized is based on the way he or she is influenced. Riesman analyzes those influences

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    Essay Length: 372 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Cognitive Group Therapy

    Cognitive Group Therapy

    QUESTION 1 In the initial stage of group development, members begin to develop their relationship with one another and learn what is expected of them. Group members rely on safe, patterned behaviour and look to the group leader for guidance and direction. Group members have a desire for acceptance by the group and a need to be known that the group is safe (Corey, 1995). They set about gathering impressions and data about the similarities

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    Essay Length: 1,940 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Tv Show Review on 24 Season 6

    Tv Show Review on 24 Season 6

    TV Show: 24 season 6 Those who loved last year's season of 24, from the breathtaking surprise of the Palmer assassination to the tension delight of Jean Smart's first lady, should adjust their expectations for a more unsettling start. The new issue at hand this year, a string of terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists is far more closely tied to modern America's worst waking nightmares. The change also is reflected in Jack Bauer, who returns

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    Essay Length: 517 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Paradise to Promiseland Book Review

    Paradise to Promiseland Book Review

    Part I In Part two of From Paradise to the Promised Land, T.D. Alexander uses chapters fifteen and sixteen to describe the themes of God’s desire to be amongst His creation and His desire for them to be holy. The tabernacle, later replaced by the temple, plays a great part in this process because it was constructed to become the dwelling place of the Lord. No man was allowed permission to commune with God unless

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    Essay Length: 1,402 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • Biology Review Paper

    Biology Review Paper

    Definition of a review paper A review is a comprehensive synthesis of results from a wide and complex set of studies A synthesis of findings rather than ideas. Goal of a review paper is to help readers make sense of all available information Direct quotations rarely found in reviews. Do Not Use! Research reviews focus on primary sources Original scientific experimentation reported in scientific journals The quality of the review depends largely on the comprehensiveness

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    Essay Length: 1,352 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike

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