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The Dating Patterns Men Need to Avoid - ... Things will get enormously complicated when you start manipulating situations in order to persuade her to go out with you. This can be sweet and romantic at first, but it can escalate quickly into a very creepy and compromising situation if you do not stop controlling circumstances to give her a reason to go out on a marathon date with you. How to Break Out of This Pattern: Most women would find it romantic when a man is totally into them. It makes them feel good when a man only has set their eyes on them....   [tags: marathon date, unhealthy dating patterns] 594 words
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Patterns by Amy Lowell - "Patterns" by Amy Lowell When one hears the words, "I sink on a seat in the shade," they will most likely form a visual image in their head, such as a person sitting under a tree. Amy Lowell, an imagist, uses sharp images, precise wording, and figurative speech as a means of poetic expression to arouse the senses of the reader. In "Patterns," Amy Lowell explores the hopeful liberty of women in the early 20th century through a central theme. A woman’s dream of escaping the boundaries that society has placed on her dissipates when she learns of her lover’s untimely death....   [tags: Patterns Amy Lowell Essays] 1051 words
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Patterns and Anomalies in the Construction of Knowldege - ... For example, males are said to be less emotional than females. This information was brought up due to males and females being put in certain situations that have to do with evoking their emotions. Due to certain experiments like the one in the preceding example, human scientists are able to recognize certain characteristics that cut across certain groups of people. This is why we have the law of demand which states that the higher the price of the commodity, the lower the quantity demanded of that commodity and vice versa, with all other factors being equal....   [tags: human sciences] 1395 words
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Human Population and Patterns of Consumption - ... Clean water, another massive factor in the sustainability of life, will be rare in China, the most populated country in the world. Energy is also being used so extensively that we will need to at least triple it's production by the end of the century. To reach the demand we need to build, roughly, 36 billion solar panels, 23,000 nuclear power plants, and 14 million wind turbines, or we could, of course, continue to pollute the world with another 36,000 power stations of coal and natural gas, which is more likely....   [tags: natural disasters, pollution, famine] 615 words
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Patterns in Columns by Carl Zimmer - The difference between a great piece of writing and an average one can be voice. Voice in writing is just like how identification can be made by accents and pitches while speaking. The columnist Carl Zimmer consistently uses patterns of argument structure, closes, and shifts in point of view in order to have a personal voice in his writing. Zimmer has a distinct way of presenting the counterclaim for arguments he makes. He first gives a brief introduction of the counterclaim and then gives a quote as evidence, abruptly leaving the reader after the quote....   [tags: voice, structure, clses, shifts, view, writing] 690 words
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Voting Patterns Throughout The World - A common experience in most developing countries is the struggle and blood shed the countries have been through to install a multi party system as a way of democracy. One-party-dominance that previously was the electoral practice in most developing countries led to traumatic events authoritarianism. In India, the one-party dominance system has remained vibrant since they have found ways to incorporate liberal democracy. (Speiss, 2009, p5) Voting pattern and behavior in Kenya is along the ethnic and economic divide; the voters believe that the ethnic group that clinches the electoral post is the ethnic group that would be in power and control....   [tags: Political Science]
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The Patterns of Birth Order - The patterns of birth order have been seen for centuries, although it was not studied exclusively until around the 1980s. There are many factors that play into a persons personality, such as their genetics, the way they are raised, and their environment. Birth order looks at a persons place in their family—if they are the oldest, middle, or youngest child—and provides commonalities between them and others in the same location in other families. While there are many variations, the general traits do apply....   [tags: older sibling, male, female]
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Analysis of Lowell's Poem, Patterns - “Patterns,” Amy Lowell explores the hopeful of women in the early 20th century through a central theme. A woman’s dream of escaping the boundaries that society has placed on her dissipates when she learns of her lover’s untimely death. She also expresses her emotions and what she truly feels. She mustn’t show any form of feeling, so she feels as if there is “not softness anywhere” about her. Confined by “whalebone and brocade,” the speaker continues to live up to the expectations society enforces upon her....   [tags: poetry, poem analysis] 1194 words
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Global Warming and Weathr Patterns - Global warming is a terrible issue that is influencing the world and its’ weather patterns more and these days. Since 2012 it has caused or influenced weather events such as Super storm Sandy, the U.S. heat wave in July and the insane amounts of rain that fell in Australia and New Zealand (Bradberry and Tompkins). The only real effects that I have felt personally would have been the crazy heat wave in the summer of 2012 which made it nearly impossible to enjoy or doing anything important outside....   [tags: environmental issues] 584 words
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Design Patterns - Design Patterns What is a Design Pattern. A design pattern solves a problem within a given context. The solution that is offered by implementing a pattern results in a system design structure, which balances the concerns of the design problem in a manner most appropriate for the given context. In “Understanding and Using Patterns in Software Development”, Dirk Riehle and Heinz Zullighaven offer a rather nice definition of what a design pattern is: “A pattern is the abstraction from a concrete form which keeps recurring in specific non-arbitrary contexts.” The ability to write good patterns is very difficult....   [tags: Definition Design Pattern] 1551 words
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11 Functional Health Patterns - Patterns of values, beliefs, and health perception The George family considered themselves as a religious christian family, who uses practices such as prayer and meditation to cope with problems. When faced with problems, The Georges use religious principles as a escape route to their problems. Their This family health assessment paper includes a assessment of the George family and their responses to the 11 functional health patterns. The 11 functional health patterns include: values, health, perception, nutrition, sleep/rest, elimination, activity/exercise, cognitive/perception, self-perception, role relationship, sexuality, and coping....   [tags: Family Health Assessment ] 1029 words
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Four IT Alingment Patterns - ... When addressing the individual business unit, standardization and removing legacy IT systems can often be ignored. Simple changes or improvements become huge ordeals involving specialized knowledge workers and eventually cost the organization more in direct expense and lost potential growth. The challenge of unnecessary complexity can be mitigated by a commitment from senior management to eliminate legacy systems and introduce standardization across the organization for all of IT. This action, however, can be a huge undertaking and management might not be bold enough to follow through with spending so much time, money, and effort today with no guarantee of direct growth tomorrow....   [tags: information technology solutions] 1384 words
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Policy-makers and Demographic Patterns - The term demography originates from Greek literally translating as ‘people writing’, and, hence refers to the statistical study of human population and its vital statistics: birth, death and migration rates. However, changes in the demographic trends not only involve the study of changes in population size, but also its structure and distribution - as, for example, its age, gender and ethnical distribution. It, therefore, can be equally applied to macro and micro level analysis, where the former is applied to the aggregates of people, groups or societies and the latter – to small groups or families within a community or local area....   [tags: economic policy essays]
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Flight Patterns - Sherman Alexie’s Flight Patterns tries to tackle a challenging subject. It probes the underbelly of modern life, sifting through the cloudy American mind that’s full of seemingly useless information, in search of what’s truly important in life. This happens through the stories two main scenes. The first depicts William’s relationship with his daughter and wife, and conflicts in life. The second engages William in a taxi-cab conversation that shuffles his priorities and forces him to confront his problem....   [tags: Sherman Alexie, Father Relationships] 1055 words
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Unique Fingerprint Patterns - Fingerprints are ridges on the inside and tips of a person’s finger that form patterns that only that person will have. Even though your finger print pattern can be somewhat similar to someone else’s, everyone has their own unique and special pattern. That pattern can identify who you are. These patterns do not change over the course of your life starting from when you are born. Only thing that changes is that the ridges will get larger as you grow. In 1686 Marcello Malphigi was the first to come up with the different patterns in a person’s finger but he didn’t go into that much detail....   [tags: identification, analysis, crime] 832 words
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Amy Lowell's Patterns - ... It resembles her backbone helping her stand tall and poised. Feeling as if there is “not softness anywhere” about her, she aims to show no feeling or emotion and puts on a brave face. Confined by “whalebone and brocade,” the speaker has no choice but to keep living up to the expectations of others. The woman continues to be “guarded from embrace” by her constricting dress. She is filled with emotions she can never reveal. She fears that her true thoughts may be thought as unacceptable by others....   [tags: hopeful, liberty of women, central theme] 1016 words
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Knowing in Nursing: The Four Fundamental Patterns - Nursing knowledge is categorized into four different fundamental patterns of knowing. These patterns are empirics, esthetics, personal knowledge in nursing, and moral knowledge in nursing. The patters of knowing are important when it comes to both the teaching and practice of nursing and are crucial within the discipline of nursing as a whole. This paper will summarize the science of nursing, the art of nursing, personal knowledge in nursing, and moral knowledge in nursing and will also apply moral knowledge to nursing practice today....   [tags: empirics, esthetics, personal, moral] 725 words
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Changes in Sleep Patterns During Adolescence - According to Lazaratou, Dikeos, Anagnostopoulos, Sbokou and Soldatos (2005, p.237) “many biological as well as psychological and social changes occur during adolescence, making this period one of the most critical and unstable during life (M, P, DFD & W 1976; Ph 1981)”. One of the changes is sleep-wake patterns, from which this statement is supported by Yang, Kim, Patel and Lee (2005) “Sleep/wake patterns change throughout life. In particular, childhood sleep patterns change dramatically from preadolescence to adolescence” (p.250)....   [tags: circadian, wakefulness, deprivation] 939 words
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Unhealthy Eating Patterns in Canadian Youth - Canadian teenagers make daily nutrition choices that play a critical role in their overall health and wellness. Even though the importance of healthy eating is well-recognized by healthcare professionals and educators, many young people have difficulty tailoring balanced and sustainable diets. In fact, Canadian youth tend to be more impulsive than their adult counterparts and find eating in moderation uninteresting. Furthermore, they are gaining the independence to choose the types and frequencies of their meals, making them susceptible to adapting poor dietary habits....   [tags: substandard dietary habits] 631 words
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The Origins and Patterns of Development for the New World - ... Trade became the primary model for colonial success, in Virginia and in the other colonies: because England was a mercantilist country, the colonies were founded with the purpose of providing raw materials for manufacture in England in order for England to have a positive balance of trade. As a further consequence, the success of tobacco led to the profitable importation and use of slaves for the taxing labor required for tobacco, which in turn later affected the entire development of the South and of the United States as a whole....   [tags: competition, trade, commodities] 1100 words
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The Canela People Subsistence Patterns and Economics - The Canela People are native to Brazil, populating the zone in-between the Amazon basin and the Northeast (“Brazil’s Canela Indian Festivals” 1). Their diet has evolved greatly over time as they came into contact with the outside world. Historically, they were more of a food foraging people than horticulturalists, meaning they mostly scavenged wild plants, roots, nuts and eggs, fished, and practiced limited hunting of tapir, deer, emu, boar, paca, cutia, and fox. Up until the 19th century, the Canela relied only 20% on horticulture (“Canela” 1)....   [tags: the canela, brazilian farming, horticulture]
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Research on Patterns of Online Consumer Behavior - In an analysis of the consumer behavior online, with focus group as young adults aged between eighteen and thirty-four interested in buying a mobile phone or a related product ,Petrovic Dejan explained that the most relevant behavioral characteristics of online consumers and examine several ways they find, evaluate and compare product’s information. Comparison of the freshly collected surveyed data with the present existing consumer behavior theory resulted in number of issues related to a specific consumer group....   [tags: shopping, electronics, retailers] 1358 words
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My Eating Patterns Have to Change - “Over time, habits become automatic, learned behaviors, and these are stronger than habits you are trying to incorporate into your life.” (Foreyt) My eating patterns have changed throughout time but in all I do believe that my eating is a habit. I have been accustomed to certain foods, what my mom thought me to make, and what I have learned to make are foods that I stick by rather than changing it up. What I eat has changed from when I was younger to now. Even though my eating habits have not been all that good throughout my life I know that I have maintained a good eating habit all throughout....   [tags: persistance for a healthy lifestyle]
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Patterns from the Food-Shed Map - ... Many of the crops I saw growing where avocados and grapes. Most of my produce was from outside of the country while processed foods were created in the United States. My avocados were from Mexico, which did not surprise me because I expected them to come either California or Mexico. One thing I noticed is that a lot my food came from (or near) big metropolitan cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Houston and San Francisco. There were significantly more clusters in certain areas of the map than others....   [tags: zip codes, produce, organic] 694 words
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X-Ray Powder Diffraction Patterns - ... It was found to be about 25nm for the ferrite with x=0.0 and was about 30 nm for the ferrite material with x=0.2. These values were in good agreement with those reported by X-ray diffraction analysis [16]. They experience a permanent magnetic moment proportional to their volume, hence result in the soft agglomeration of the permanently magnetized nano particles [19].This agglomeration may also be the result of the interaction between the magnetic nano particles annealed at higher temperature (6000C)....   [tags: Rietveld refinement procedure] 1334 words
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Inheritance Patterns of the Fruit Fly - Inheritance Patterns of the Fruit Fly The fruit fly, or the Drosophila melanogaster, was used in this experiment to study patterns of inheritance. It only takes a fruit fly 14 days to develop from an egg to an adult and then 12 hours before they become reproductive, so these factors made the fruit fly a good species to study, because we had enough time to do crosses. We were investigating the patterns of inheritance in the eye color and the wings. The wild type flies had red eyes and full wings, while the mutant phenotype had brown eyes and no wings....   [tags: Papers] 536 words
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Patterns of Images and Imagery in Macbeth - Patterns of Imagery in Macbeth Shakespeare's Macbeth is full of different types of imagery. Many of these images are themes that run throughout the entire play at different times. Five of these images are nature, paradoxes, manhood, masks and light vs. darkness. Nature: "Thunder and lightning." This is the description of the scene before Act I, Scene i, Line 1. The thunder and lightning represent disturbances in nature. Most people do not think of a great day being filled with thunder and lightning....   [tags: Macbeth essays] 1293 words
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Physical Characteristics and Patterns of Variation - Physical Characteristics and Patterns of Variation Introduction Many generalizations are made about things and people, their physical characteristics, specific traits that sets one apart from the other. Some are far more common than others, while many are very rare to an individual or only a handful of people or things. Through the analysis and study of these traits we can further develop an understanding and a clear perception of what they are, where they come from and why they are the way they are....   [tags: Papers] 1164 words
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The Effects of Patterns and Anomalies on the Gaining of Human Knowledge - ... There are numerous examples of times when the patterns in history have aided in major scientific breakthroughs. Take, for example, the periodic table. The periodic table is an arrangement of the elements, organized by the basis of the atomic numbers, electronic configurations and their recurring chemical properties such as melting point, boiling point, including whether or not the elements were metals. It was the Russian chemist, Dmitri Mendeleev who received the most credit for the creation of the modern periodic table still used in classrooms today across the world....   [tags: pursuit of a greater understanding of the universe] 1259 words
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Autistic Disorder: Sensory Patterns vs. Behavior Responses - ... Certain patterns that can be seen while observing someone with autism that might indicate sensory processing difficulties include “hand-flapping, finger flicking, rocking, spinning and self-injury such as head-banging and hand biting” (Baker, Lane, Angley, & Young, 2007). One idea as to why autistic individuals react in such ways is because these people are trying to make sense of the information that is being received to them. However, something is happening with the connection between the sense and the way the brain processes the information; this can be called sensory processing dysfunction....   [tags: dysfunction, auditory, repetition]
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Dominate Cultural Patterns of Switzerland - Interpersonal Relations/Communications Dominant Cultural Patterns in the United States as Compared and Contrasted to Dominant Cultural Patterns in Switzerland Switzerland is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. The Alps cover more than half of the country. It is a small country of 15,942 square miles. The country can be geographically divided into 3 areas: the Alps, the Mittleland (plateau), and the Jura mountains. The population of Switzerland is about 7.3 million, with the majority of the population living in the Mittleland area....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Evidence of Mendelian Inheritance Patterns Seen in Drosophila melanogaster - Drosophila melanogaster is a fruit fly that is valuable to biological research, particularly in genetics and developmental biology. (Manning, 1997) For the purposes of this experiment D. melanogaster was used to examine Mendelian inheritance patterns commonly seen in the study of genetics. The final offspring results would show whether the traits of the fruit flies are a product of independent assortment, which is a Mendelian pattern of inheritance, or if non-Mendelian patterns had taken effect....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Settlement Patterns in the Midwest - Patterns of human settlement follow certain rules. To exist humans need food, water, and a source of income. These must be found in their environments. The Midwest has attracted people for a long time. Where these people settled have been greatly determined by the physical geography of the region and the ability for the people to obtain food, water and wealth. The Midwest has seen four major, and different, phases of settlement throughout history. First the native peoples, second the French traders, third the early American settlers, and finally the growth of industry....   [tags: American History] 831 words
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Intonation Patterns in the English Spoken by English Mentors - The scope of the study The Informants have been selected from APIIITs. This study has been restricted to the analysis of 30 informants, out of which 19 are male and 11 are female. All the conclusions of the study are strictly based on, and limited to the data recorded and collected from the selected thirty informants. The intonation patterns of the specimens are done purely based on the auditory impressions of the recorded data. Procedure In describing intonation patterns of the Informants, Received Pronunciation has been taken as the standard for purposes of comparison because of the following reasons....   [tags: english, language tone, speech]
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Patterns of Crime Throughout History - Patterns of Crime Throughout History Crime is a pattern of events that occurs time after time, and has been set in history and followed for years. People commit crimes for many different reasons, however crimes are committed by choice and not for necessity. Crime is behavior that violates society legal codes. Crimes are broken down into two types, one is violent crime and the other is property crime. Violent crime is an unlawful event such as homicide, rape, and assault that may result in injury to a person....   [tags: Papers] 674 words
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Secondary Math: Video- Variables and Patterns of Change - Secondary Math: Video- Variables and Patterns of Change Variables and Patterns of Change video (Annenberg Media, 2004) follows two teachers, Ms. Green and Ms. Novak, as they begin their school year teaching high school math. Throughout my paper, I plan to show the elements of a non-threatening learning environment as well as the importance of having a non-threatening learning environment. Additionally, I will discuss the similarities and differences between the teacher’s methods in the video. I will explain how the methods are effective and how I would expand on their class lessons....   [tags: Educationi] 884 words
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The Impacts of Changing Immigration Patterns of the Post-War Period - Immigration has gone through many different stages of change just as the nation of Canada had many stages of change. Transformations of immigration during the post-war period greatly impacted the society and immigration patterns of today. These changes included the post-war immigration boom, a less segregating Immigration Act and the rise of multicultural and refugee immigration. Post-war immigration patterns have differed from previous waves of immigration due to their size and source of immigration resulting in a grand change in the ‘face’ of Canada....   [tags: immigration Acts in Canada]
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The Role of Eye-gaze Patterns in Turn-taking - In the past, there have been several studies about eye-gaze patterns in turn-taking. One of these studies is that of Vertegaal et al (2001), which was to verify if eye gaze could predict to whom conversational partners are speaking or listening to in a multi-user environment. By multi-user environments the experimenters mean a conversation with three or more actors involved. In their introduction Vertegaal et al (2001) present several different predictions about the research. In their first hypothesis they argue that “significantly more time is spent gazing at the individual one listens or speaks to, than at others” (p.302)....   [tags: multi-user environment, gaze ]
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The History and Patterns of Interracial Marriage and Families in the United States - Coming from an interracial family, as well as an interracial romantic relationship, I was drawn toward researching the history and patterns of interracial marriage and families in the United States. Having the social experiences involved with dating exogamously or having interethnic siblings and cousins can drastically affect the way one interacts with and sees the world. As early as 1691, colonial-era United States established anti-miscegenation laws banning blacks and whites from interracial marriage and sex, stemming from the oppression and supposed racial inferiority of African-Americans....   [tags: Race]
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The Electoral Reforms in Patterns of Democracy by Arend Lijphart - In his book ‘Patterns of Democracy’, Arend Lijphart mentions how electoral systems of majoritarian and consensus model of democracies differ. The electoral systems in majoritarian democracies quintessentially tend to be single-member district plurality system, while consensus democracies usually tend to use the method of proportional representation. Most electoral systems fit into the two categories of PR and plurality-majority. However, there do exist some electoral systems that fall in between....   [tags: electoral, systems, voters, district] 870 words
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Like Birds, People Follow Their Own Migration Patterns - All birds follow different migration patterns. Some fly north and south, some fly east and west, and very few fly overseas. Depending on the destination and the weather conditions, some birds fly up to 600 miles a day. Most people complain they have to drive the fifteen miles to work. Birds make the world around us seem small. However, once we leave home, we are forced to open our eyes to the new world in front of us. A world we may have chosen to move to or may not have. In the end, some people chose to move to pursue a better life and some leave home and migrate because of the ones they love, but no matter the circumstance, we all remember the place we once called home....   [tags: immigration, crossing borders]
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Language Choice Patterns of Young Cross-Cultural Couples - SUMMARY Development of transport and communications contributed to intensification of the contacts of all kind among the members of different cultures. Raising numbers of cross-cultural relationships is one of the consequences of this internationalization of life. The communication of cross-cultural couples is important for both scientific and societal reasons. The research on this kind of unions could contribute to the knowledge about the international communication in general as well as it could serve as a basis for a system of counselling for the growing number of this kind of couples....   [tags: Language]
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Korea: History, Geography Culture and Food Patterns - Korea: History, Geography Culture, and Food Patterns   Korea is a highly discussed nation because of its delicious food, viral pop music, political unrest within northern half of the nation, and its rapid development in the past 60 years. Overall, the Republic of Korea is a very developed nation that still holds onto its traditional roots and practices. Korean food is extremely varied and is known for its signature red pepper spice. Korea is a very complex nation that has been shaped by its complex history and influence from all of the military invasions that have captured and recaptured the country....   [tags: far Eastern countries]
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How Do Weather Patterns Affect Seasonal Sports? - ... To help prevent EHI players in the affected areas are only allowed 2 hours of full contact training per week, also players have to have a 3 day camp to acclimatize themselves to the heat of the summer, the same rapid response team is called to a heat stroke as a heart attack as a result of the increase of casualty rates caused by EHI. What areas are affected the most. Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas are the four overall best states for college football but they are also the most affected by climate change these are states that are projected to experience 150-180 days a y...   [tags: global warming, health concerns]
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Being Physically Active Regulates Eating Patterns - ... Subjects are to maintain this new behavior for a length of 90 days; however I believe that after this time frame the subjects will notice many of the positive effects exercise has on the human body. With their realization of the benefits exercise has to offer is taken as a positive reinforcement, subjects would continue to incorporate exercise into their day by day lifestyle after the experiment is over. This adds on to the fact that exercise, at any point of someone’s life, would reduce dangerous health risks in addition to assisting with relieving stress and uplifting moods, something that many people seek, especially college students....   [tags: healthy living choices] 770 words
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Patterns In Medicinal Advertising - One of the most innovative trends in print advertising is medicine advertisement. The content of these particular advertisements (ads) are intriguing to me. I intend to analyze five medicinal ads to find the tools used by advertisers and to explore the positive and negative aspects of advertising medicine through print ads for the public. The people who develop ads to market prescription medicine products must have an inkling of what the reader wants to see. For instance, the ads in a parenting magazine most often target mothers....   [tags: essays research papers] 1170 words
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Patterns by Amy Lowell - Patterns by Amy Lowell On the outside, the speaker in Amy Lowell's "Patterns" acts the way Victorian society expects of her. However, on the inside, she expresses her emotions and what she truly feels. The speaker is confined to each "button, hook, and lace" of society's values. When confronted with an emotional situation, she bottles her feelings and only confesses them to herself. The "patterns" serve as guidelines for the speaker's life. The speaker is constantly bombarded by what Victorian society expects of her....   [tags: Papers] 429 words
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Patterns of Child Development - Patterns of Child Development The various aspects of child development encompass physical growth, emotional and psychological changes, and social adjustments. A great many determinants influence patterns of development and change. On the average, a newborn baby weighs 3.4 kg (7.5 lb) and is 53 cm (21 in) long, with the head disproportionately larger than the lower part of the body. As the child grows, increments in height are greatest from birth to three years; thereafter they are relatively constant until adolescence....   [tags: Papers] 882 words
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Consumption Patterns and Economics - Consumption Patterns and Economics Introduction In order to get a better understanding of trends in consumption patterns, one must first understand the basic principles of economics. For the purpose of this assignment I have chosen an article from The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that comments on the recent increase in body weight and food consumption patterns of today’s children. This paper will define such terms as economics, microeconomics, the law of supply, the law of demand, and identify the factors that lead to a change in supply and a change in demand....   [tags: Consumer Demand Economics] 1345 words
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Trends In Consumption Patterns - Trends in Consumption Patterns The business world is very susceptible to the subtleties of consumer choices. The ability to anticipate the trends in consumer consumption patterns is vital to any company desiring to be a leader or major factor in their industry. Millions of dollars are spent each year in research and analysis to determine or to create trends in, not only who the company’s customers may be, now and in the near future, but also, what will those customers want to buy, and why....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1019 words
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Varying Patterns of Speciation - Varying Patterns of Speciation Wallace’s line, located in the Malay-Archipelago, is one of the best known and most studied boundaries of zoogeography in the world. It is a transition zone between the islands of Borneo and Sulawesi and the islands of Bali and Lombork, which marks both the convergence and division of the diverse flora and fauna found in the Asian (Borneo, The Philippines, and Western Indonesia), and the Australian regions (Sulawesi, Eastern Indonesia, Australia, and New Guinea) (Schulte 2003)....   [tags: Wallace's Line Plate Tectonics Essays]
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Grief Patterns in Children - Grief Patterns in Children A simple child That lightly draws its breath And feels its life in every limb What should it know of death. This question has been posed by many philosophers, religious leaders and psychologists for centuries, yet has been a potent taboo in society even today. As the field of psychology is gaining ground and knowledge in how behaviors affect the way in which we interact with others, we are discovering new ways to approach and view the mental processes of a human and apply them to how a person grieves that loss....   [tags: science] 4434 words
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Using Math to Find a Way to Beat the Game: A Knight´s Tour - ... When the knight moves, it can either move two squares horizontally and one square vertically, or two squares vertically and one square horizontally. This movement can be seen as an uppercase L when drawn out as seen in the picture to the I left. In the game of chess, the knight is quite unlike the other pieces I because it is capable of jumping over the other pieces and is not refined by the pieces around it. The game is played with the ‘knight’ piece from the game of chess, and is played on a board made up of 64 squares in the pattern of an 8x8 board....   [tags: Algorithms, Patterns] 685 words
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Regional Variations and Patterns of Population Growth - Regional Variations and Patterns of Population Growth The demographic transition model provides one with insight into the transformation or transition which occurs in several steps as the industrialization of a country progresses. By using the demographic transition as a model one can describe regional variations and patterns of population growth on a global level. The demographic transition model includes four stages: the pre industrialized society, the agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, and the post industrial societies/developed....   [tags: Papers] 900 words
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Changing Career Patterns - Changing Career Patterns This project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Education under Contract No. ED-99-CO-0013. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Education nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Digests may be freely reproduced and are available at http://ericacve.org/fulltext.as Choi Joon Seo, a 31-year-old Korean who worked as regional marketing manager for Nike in Hong Kong, resigned his job so he could pursue his dream of building his own sports marketing company....   [tags: Jobs Work Essays]
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Dating Patterns Among College Students - Dating Patterns Among College Students Dating today differs greatly compared to dating say sixty or even eighty years ago. Dating trends today, such as cohabitation, would be considered insanity or chaos if these patterns were displayed in the 1920’s. Today the majority of persons who date are seeking the outcome of a marriage (although research does not agree with this). Eighty years ago, people dated for fun, pleasure, and recreation (Schwartz 116), and only “popular” people dated (Waller 1937), dating was a rarity, and limited to people in their late teen years or early adulthood....   [tags: Papers] 1305 words
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Profiling in Law Enforcement - ... Racial profiling, along with profiling based on religion, ethnicity, and now profiling of sexual orientation has become widely known in all facets of media from television to social media sites. The use of profiling has taken a turn for the worse for those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. Those in law enforcement are now targeting and profiling LGBT during traffic stops, searches, and arrests based on the factors of their sexual orientation; to include their gender, race, and ethnicity (Jealous/The Root & Ritchie/The Root, 2014)....   [tags: behavior patterns]
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Bomb Threats and Bomb Hoaxes in the Philippines: Spatial and Temporal Patterns - Results In this section, the results of the analyses conducted will be presented. The section is divided into three: (a) characteristics of bomb threats and bomb hoaxes; (b) temporal patterns; (c) spatial patterns; and (d) space-time patterns. Characteristics of bomb threats One hundred two bomb threats covering the period January 2010 to April 2014 were recorded; majority were low level threats (96%), followed by medium level threats (4%) and no high level threat. The response to these threats were mostly evacuation (69%); only 10% of the cases did not evacuated the buildings occupants while conducting search, and the response to 22% of the cases could not be ascertained from the curren...   [tags: national security issues]
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Impacts of Transportation Arteries on Land Use Patterns in Urban Rural - Impacts of Transportation Arteries on Land Use Patterns in Urban Rural Fringe: A Comparative Gradient Analysis of Qixia District, Nanjing City, China Introduction The focus of this study was to understand how the impacts of different transportation arteries in the Qixia District of Nanjing City, China affected land change over time. This areas has had some of the most rapid urbanization and industrialization along with massive tendencies towards urban sprawl. Since the outer regions of urban areas are more susceptible to land change from country to urban, this area was suitable to use as a study area....   [tags: china, nanjing city, infrastructure]
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Bomb Threats and Bomb Hoaxes in the Philippines: Spatial and Temporal Patterns - Discussion The Philippines has always been threatened by hostile forces, both external and internal. Past bombing incidents across the country have generated an atmosphere of anxiety and fear, thereby making government forces and the populace to be more cautious towards actual and perceived threats of an explosion. The result, however, seems like a double-edged sword. Authorities are somewhat successful in convincing the people to immediately report suspicious packages that may contain explosives, and not to ignore bomb threats....   [tags: national security issues]
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The Impacts of the Taxi Drivers Story in Sherman Alexie’s Flight Patterns - ... The legitimacy of Fekadu’s story was not important compared to the lesson William could learn from it. Fekadu suffered many hardships throughout his previous years. He explains to William how he dearly wishes to see his family again but because of the dangers in his country, he is forced to stay in America and work as a taxi driver. Near the end of the taxi ride, the narrator states, “William wanted to hear more of this man’s stories and learn from them, whether they were true or not” (65). There are countless stories and parables for both children and adults which provide lessons or experiences intended to pass knowledge or wisdom to the reader....   [tags: legitimacy, family, work]
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Bomb Threats and Bomb Hoaxes in the Philippines: Spatial and Temporal Patterns - The analysis, interpretation, and understanding of spatial and temporal patterns of criminal activity is well within the field of environmental criminology (Wortley & Mazerolle, 2008). In this field, crime is the main focus of theory, analysis, and practice, not the person. Crime is seen as a product of person-situation interaction, and is greatly determined by the criminogenic environments in which it is carried out. Since criminogenic environments and human activities are not randomly distributed across space and time, it follows that crime distribution across time and space is also non-random....   [tags: national security issues]
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Describing the Patterns and Financial Cost of Hospital Resource Utilization by Children with Leukemia - ... The authors identified a previous study in which the research was also supported by. A gap in information was also stated as “more research is needed to determine the drivers of higher costs for children who die…targets for cost-saving interventions can be identified (2009).” The research article did not clearly state a hypothesis, but it was deduced that the total cost of both the inpatient and outpatient treatment of children with the two cancers identified was going to be very costly. Sample size was clearly identified to the readers as “the final sample consists of 223 children, ages 0-19, who had a first time contact for treatment for leukemia or CNS tumor at the clinical site betw...   [tags: article analysis, care, costs, survival]
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Nursing Elements in Barbara Carper´s Fundamental Patterns of Knowing in Nursing - ... This author believes that as the nursing profession has developed so has the need for empirics, with nurses spending the most amount of time with the person out of the health care professionals it is the nurses role to observe the patients symptoms or lifestyle and be aware of possible concerns. The esthetics portion of knowledge was discussed next by Carper, her portrayal of esthetics in nursing integrates the care of the whole person. Carper explains an integral part of esthetics as utilizing empathy and perception....   [tags: Patient, Knowledge, Practice]
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How Memory and Patterns Help Us Develop Our Models of Consicousness - Consciousness Consciousness is a divine mercy, by our conscious we can understand ourselves better and we can feel our presence in this world. Since we know that, consciousness plays a vital role in our existence, so we will explore the consciousness by scientists and artist viewpoints. We will further look at the question of how memory and patterns helps us develop our models of consciousness through three different themes from three pieces," The Uncanny" by Sigmund Freud , "I Am A Strange Loop" by Douglas Hofstadter and "Matt Mullican's World" by Allan McCollum....   [tags: conscicusness, existence, memory, themes] 1020 words
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To What Extent Are Our Global Consumption Patterns Harming or Benefiting People and the Planet? - ... Not only does the extraction of oil pollute the Earth, but also environmental areas of the Earth, such as forests, that hold a large amount of CO2 are being destroyed to make way for pipelines to extract more oil. (Ted Talk – The True Cost of Oil). Someday, resources, such as oil used to make plastic, will run out and we currently aren’t helping enough to preserve these resources for the future. We aren’t taking note of how scares the Earth’s resources really are, and all we do is trash the environment through the extraction of these resources which also damages the planet by taking away its beauty....   [tags: globalization, environmental issues] 1082 words
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