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Human Perception of Domestic Robots - Robots are now used in domestic environments to perform a range of useful tasks or functions. Thus, it is required that they must carry out these tasks or functions in a manner that is socially acceptable, comfortable and effective for people it shares the environment with and interacts with. In order to have an effective human-robot interaction, physical embodiment and behavior of domestic robots played a significant role. Previous studies have proved that the physical appearance of domestic robots had an impact on the expectations of people from the domestic robots....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence]
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Invisible Social Rules: Girl Code-- The Rules of Female Interaction - ... “Pillow talk,” so named because of the solidarity among women that arises from the air of safety at a sleepover or “girls’ night” during which women express their insecurities, is treated as sensitive information that should never leave the social circle in which it originated. This gives women a familiar language they can use to communicate and build relationships with other women in their society even if they do not have prior experience with one another. Conflict Theory We can also think of body bashing in terms of conflict theory, which highlights the conflict in existing social arrangements....   [tags: body bashing, insecurities, relationships] 1360 words
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Phytochrome Interaction with PP2A Phosphatases and its effects on Flower Initiation - All living things depend on a source of energy for their survival. These sources may vary from one species to another. For example, human’s and animal’s main source of energy is food, while plants main source of energy is sunlight. Plants lack the ability to move and look for sources of energy, runaway from predators, or avoid Abiotic stress. Instead, they have Photoreceptors such as chlorophyll found in plants’ chloroplasts which absorbs light and changes it into a cascade of electron transfer that serve as the main source of energy for plants....   [tags: ]
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Increasing Communication Through Technology and Declining Face to Face Interaction - There are computer labs all over the state campus. These labs help students perform many academic related tasks, such as printing off their assignments. When people print things off there is usually a line of fellow students waiting to do the same thing. You finally make it up to the monitor and select your computer number and the documents you want to print off, plain and simple right. It is a very under-observed activity, but there is something I have noticed; these people waiting in line rarely ever interact....   [tags: technology, communication] 944 words
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The Lost Art of Face-to-Face Communication - ... When someone writes a letter it shows that the person who wrote the letter sat down and took the time out of their day to write that letter. A letter has an emotional connection with both the receiver and sender because there is a personal gratification about a handwritten letter with a signature. That is why when signing an important document, they ask for a handwritten signature and also to know who the person is for identification purposes. Another lost art in communication is the use of the phone call....   [tags: Interaction, Technology] 980 words
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Society´s Interaction with Technology in Burning Chrome by William Gibson - ... With each technological advance we made with our way of communicating, people had to learn new terminology and new ways to adapt with everyone else in society. Over these past years our younger generations have become more familiarized with modern technology that they have managed to surpass the ones who invented it in the first place. One of the outcomes of this has been that people in our society have become so interlocked with their devices that without them they are not able to communicate with others as well as they used to....   [tags: humans, communicate, society, interact] 1164 words
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Perception, Kinesics, Initial Interaction and Self-Concept/Esteem in "Pretty Woman" - Standing on a street corner waiting for a guy to pick you up for sex probably isn’t the idle way to start romantic relationship, well at least its not a way to start one that will last more than a week or a few days. But in the movie a wealthy businessman Edward picks up Pretty Woman Vivien. Over the course of the movie they develop an intense bond for each other. While watching this movie I came across the four major concepts that I felt played a major role in the film Perception, Kinesics, Initial Interaction and Self-Concept/Esteem....   [tags: Film Analysis]
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Stages of Erik Erikson's Human Development Cycle - For stage one of the human developmental cycle as outlined by Erikson, I agree with the general concept and idea being presented. When we are born into the world, we have no motor skills and have no means of communication. At this stage, we are feeble and frail, thus we must trust in a nurturing figure to provide us with all the essentials for life. These are the years through which the greatest physical and mental developments take place, in the respect of growing muscles and comprehending our existence as well as our developing consciousness....   [tags: Psychosocial Theory of Human Development] 2409 words
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Human Enslavement to Technology - The Technological Dilemma: Blindly embrace our new found Technology and perhaps face the Extermination of the Human Social Structure. As sci-fi as this might seem, society’s full acceptance of technology and its integration into the most miniscule of tasks has far exceeded any consideration of the harm that technology presents. There is practically no area of our social existence in which Technology has not grasped its cold metal tentacles about. As we attempt to argue against the seemingly blind acceptance of technology in this paper, think about each point and how technology might be better monitored in your environment....   [tags: Technology]
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Human Dependence on Gadgets - The history of gadgets goes back to those times when humans first started creating tools to make their lives easier. Various devices and appliances were created for specific practical reasons and were perceived as novelties in the beginning, due to the cautiousness in dealing with anything unfamiliar. The industry and technological advances of today has facilitated the invention of gadgets so numerous and varied that today most of the human life aspects are controlled or affected by technology. Once people started and ended up their day by looking at someone they loved....   [tags: Face to Face, Digital Technology]
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Science - Human Effects - Introduction - The coal industry is one of the largest industries in the world, mining an estimate of 7200Mt (Metric Tons) of coal each year. Coal can be used in many different ways to produce energy, the most common is the use of coal in coal power plants, which today produce 32% of the world’s electricity. However there are many environmental effects caused by both the mining and burning of coal. As through mining, the most common format being open-pit mining, takes up a lot of land and water....   [tags: Coal Industry, Global Cycles, Power Plants]
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Blogs and Social Media - ... Podcasting is a form of distribution of sound recording over the internet example of podcasting is internet “radio station’. Videocasting same as podcasting where in videocasting in form of video files that being download through the internet. Last category is social bookmarking, which means storing of any links. By having social bookmarking it could help the user to find that particular websites easily. The example of social bookmarking is Delicious and Digg. Social media have been the most important things in many contexts such as communication and interaction in virtual way....   [tags: communication, interaction] 770 words
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Human Relations - Introduction According to Wray et al. (1996), human relations involve fitting people into the organization. Organization in this concept could mean work place or an institution of any other nature. This is usually aimed at promoting harmony among the individuals in the organization. For the organization, according to Wray et al. (1996), human relation ensures improved productivity among the individuals. Therefore, if the organization is business oriented, there is usually increased income. On the other hand, human relations ensure economic, psychological and social satisfaction to the individuals....   [tags: Organizations, Interpersonal Skills, Development]
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Human Adaptation - From the frozen tundra of the arctic north to the arid deserts of sub-Saharan Africa – humans not only survive, but even thrive in some of the most extreme and remote environments on the planet. This is a testament to the remarkable capacity for adaptation possessed by our species. Each habitat places different stressors on human populations, and they must adapt in order to mitigate them. That is, adaptation is the process by which man and other organisms become better suited to their environments....   [tags: Tundra, Sahara, Genetic] 887 words
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Theories on the State of Human Nature and Civilization - ... In simple terms, freedom is a motion carried out without any interference. Human nature rejects this notion because with every action, there is selfish reasoning behind it. For example, a beggar asks you for money and you give some to him. Hobbes would argue that you only gave the beggar money because the beggar’s distress gave you distress. To relieve your own distress, you gave the beggar money to relieve his or hers own distress. As I have noted above, Hobbes believes that humans act out due to self-interest....   [tags: Hobbes and Rousseau] 592 words
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The Study of Human Behavior in Given Situations - Psychology is a social science study that covers diverse subject topics and carries out different forms of research in order to understand the development and function of human beings. It is a scientific study that focuses on people's mind and its functions especially those affecting behavior in a particular context. Psychology is divided into different branches, and each branch addresses its own form of content in relation to mental processes and behavior. Social psychology is one of the psychology branches....   [tags: social psychology, learning, habits]
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Robots Shouldn't Replace Human Labor - With the development of technology in the world, people are faced with many things they never saw and knew before. In this modern life, technology has affected a lot in people’s lives in many levels. Robot is considered as an important product of technology. Robot was introduced by a writer, Karel Čapek, from the Czech word, robota, meaning “forced labor” or “serf”. Čapek used the word Robot in his play, R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) which opened in Prague in January, 1921, a play in which automata are mass-produced by an Englishman named Rossum....   [tags: humanoid, forced labor]
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Technology and Face to Face Interaction - ... In the year 2000, a move into the twenty-first century, cell phones and games for the children became really popular. All of this technology is good to a point, but to much technology will eventually ruin the human race. The benefits are many, businesses can connect 24/7, around the world in this set up global economy. Contacting a business from Miami Florida to Tokyo Japan is common practice. twenty years ago this would be a major deal, dealing with a Japanese businessman daily. Education today can be achieved all on the computer, without leaving the home or meeting the instructor face to face....   [tags: Communication, Organizations] 1118 words
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Facilitation, Planning and Interpersonal Interaction - ... In terms of the Big Five Personality Traits, I am weak at adjusting, introverted, a preserver, mid-way between being a challenger and a negotiator and I am a focused individual. Knowledge of OD principles, theories and techniques: Based on the results of the completed questionnaire, it is indicated that I need to expand my knowledge base greatly in the field of OD principles, theories and techniques. More specifically, as a foundational start; I need to gain “historical” understanding of when and by whom OD came about....   [tags: OD, Skills, Attitudes]
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Ways Human's Emotions Prompt Motivation - ... Consequently, experience was gained in managing the shelter programs during the Director’s absence and for the position to be maintained. Ways Emotions Prompt Motivation in the Workplace The feeling of completing a task, the self-accomplish feeling that someone may have to be able to solve a problem, or help another individual can provide a self-reward emotion. With customer satisfaction, being recognized for a job well done and helping someone find a job, home, etc. may prompt more money, a promotion and personal enrichments....   [tags: workplace interactions, motivation]
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Observation of Social Behavior in the national Gallery of Art - ... The age of individuals traveling through the room varied greatly from infants to senior adults. The ethnicity of individuals covered a broad spectrum including, Causation, Asian, African, Indian, and Hispanic. Individuals moved around the room mainly in a clockwise manner. Over the duration of the observation the audible volume in the room never went above a low speaking voice with the exception of a small baby who started to cry. The parent of the infant was met with disapproving looks by the younger individuals in the room and light smiles by an elderly couple....   [tags: museum, interaction, reaction, demeanor] 1252 words
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Analysis of Two Research Papers on Identity Construction - There are two papers to be investigated in this essay which deals with the (re)construction of identities due to linguistic practices and spatial movements across boundaries. The first paper is a research done by De Fina (2013) who focused on the investigation of top-down and bottom-up strategies manifested in the construction of identities of participants taking part in an interaction. In her introduction, she highlighted that these identities are constantly negotiated when one interacts with one’s surroundings....   [tags: interaction, globalization, linguisitcs] 3108 words
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Are Advancements in Technology Good or Bad? - ... “Kids don’t know how to interact with others when they meet them in-person or what gesture they should carry.” This is because they are spending so much time on the internet that they are forgetting how to talk to people when they see them. Technology these days is so fast, that kids get frustrated when it takes more than a second to load. Kids aren’t as patient as they should be. “Technology has sidelined ‘patience’ from our lives”. This is because technology is usually very fast, so people get used to not having to wait....   [tags: physical interaction, writing, identification]
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The Internet and Social Media’s Influence on Relationships - ... Social Media has become more and more prominent in the last ten years. The internet is fast becoming a just a background part of our lives, as you can see in Figure 1 the amount of users of social networking sites across all age groups has grown in a very steep manner. Some people at first thought that this use of the Internet for social media may be more of a fad than a staple of our daily lives, but that is proving to be less and less true as these social networking numbers continue to grow....   [tags: technology, interaction, social, media] 1054 words
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The Communication of Exhibition and its Impact on Audience Learning - This paper attempts to discuss the communication of exhibition and its impact on audience learning. With the motivation of creating positive learning effect on people through the display, our group has put emphasis on the way we communicate with visitors and how we can meet the expectation of the audience through exhibiting media. There are numbers of thoughts will be focused and it will be divided into four sections in the paper. In the beginning, I will clarify the definition of exhibition as its meaning may be differed due to the movement of varied contexts, and here I will centre on display in museums....   [tags: knowlege, interaction, learning behaviors]
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Changes in Education as a Result of Technology - ... “While traditional teaching has been a tried-and-tested method, it also has some disadvantages, particularly today that technology has made learning better, more fun and interactive” (The Traditional). The establishment of technology helps increase students’ performance in their education. Technology has improved the traditional style of learning by introducing SMART boards and computers to the classroom. Unlike chalkboards, SMART boards allow for students to visualize what it is they are learning....   [tags: interaction, computers, grammar] 1420 words
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The PHP Autism Center of Richland - University  Socialization with others can help children on the Autism Spectrum utilize the skills they’ve learned in therapy and apply them to everyday situations by providing one-on-one social situations, small group social skills training, and specifically designed programs to enhance learning for the children. The PHP (peers helping peers) Autism Center of Richland would be a great asset to our community by helping individuals on the Autism Spectrum (AS) interact with their peers through social skills modeling, coaching and direct instruction....   [tags: peer interaction, disability, therapy]
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Team Work in the Work Place - ... It is human nature for us to have a strong sense of belonging to a group. Humans get to experience a deeper commitment to a group when they make decisions and actions. This sense of belonging to a group will enhanced and be reinforced when the team works together to develop the norms and relationships guidelines. A team must contain creativity, initiation, and different points of view for their goals to be reached. The should work hard as a team and this means if they failed or were successful, it does not matter as long as they did it together and they know they work as hard as they could....   [tags: goal, interaction, communication, team] 864 words
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Computer-mediated Communication and Interpersonal Relationship - ... While face-to-face (FtF) communication was the central mode of interpersonal communication, we now communicate using a variety of tools including computer-mediated communication. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) was defined by John December as “a process of human communication via computers, involving people, situated in particular contexts, engaging in processes to shape media for a variety of purposes.” (Thurlow, Lengel, & Tomic, 2004, p. 15). The medium of communication can have an impact on the approach how messages are sent and received....   [tags: theories, exchange, interaction] 826 words
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Dramaturgical Analysis - “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” William Shakespeare may have written these words in As You Like It in 1600, but Erving Goffman truly defined the phrase with his dramaturgical theory. Dramaturgical analysis is the study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance. Unlike actors though, who use a script telling them how to behave in every scene, real life human interactions change depending upon the social situation they are in. We may have an idea of how we want to be perceived, and may have the foundation to make that happen....   [tags: social interaction, Erving Goffman, interactionism]
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Debate on the Legality of Human Cloning - Debate on the Legality of Human Cloning Today, the topic of cloning creates more argument than it has ever created before. The argument over cloning is based upon the fact that there are extreme opposing viewpoints on the subject. One of the major arguments offered against human cloning is that it will undermine human individuality. However, despite the popular opposition to human cloning, it is likely to remain an issue. Cloning is reproduction involving only one parent. Cloning occurs when a single cell from the parent organism begins to divide and develop in such a way that a new organism is produced....   [tags: Papers] 466 words
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Driverless Cars: Is It Safe to Take the Human Out of the Loop? - ... If everyone were to drive an autonomous vehicle this number would drop dramatically, as nearly all traffic collisions are caused by human error, and not the fault of the car. Automated cars also have no consciousness so never get distracted or tired which would impair a human’s ability to drive safely and could cause road collisions [5]. Another advantage to autonomous vehicles is reduced traffic congestion. If all traffic is controlled by computers and GPS it would mean all cars will be able to drive at the same speed which means there will be less breaking which will lead to less traffic jams....   [tags: autonomous, systems, collisions, hackers] 1102 words
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The Degradation of Human Relationships in Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury - ... 42). Montag follows this with a sarcastic thought, thinking to himself that he should need to buy his own Seashell just to simply communicate with her at night. Next is the parlor, which is where you will find Mildred most of the time. She refers to the virtual people with which she communicates as the “family.” The parlor appears to be a larger, more realistic version of the seashell radio. It is described as a room in which the walls are made of television screens. Mildred’s only goal in life appears to be acquiring four different television sets that will cover all four walls....   [tags: Farenheit 451 Essays]
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Philosophy: The Meaning of Human Life and Behavior According to Dilthey - The application of the methodologies and techniques of the natural sciences to human beings is still staunchly resisted by many critics. Discuss why this is so in relation to one or more controversies within the field of psychology. The study of the phenomena related to human behaviour and human interaction is decisively different than the study of physical phenomena by the natural sciences. This essay will argue from a historical and philosophical perspective the claim that one must be wary of applying the methodologies and techniques of the natural sciences to human beings, and that the two must be viewed as completely separate entities and distinct practices....   [tags: free will, knowledge, natural science]
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Human Will and the Power of the Gods: Oedipus Rex by Sophocles - ... Following this logic, Oedipus can be harmed by Tiresias because he does not the truth of what he is done, and therefore he cannot see the sunlight. The interaction developed here serves to reinforce the conflict between the power of man and free will against the power and determination of the gods. As Oedipus works to discredit Tiresias, he plays on the blind seer’s inability to solve the riddle presented by the Sphinx. Oedipus claims, “Her riddle wasn’t the sort just anyone who happened could solve: prophetic skill was needed....   [tags: ancient greece, gratest tragedies]
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Exploring Human Nature in The Epic of Gilgamesh and Samuel I - Examining the nature of humanity and the reason for being has always been a topic of interest that transcends time, gender, age and culture. All literature in existence examines human nature or human interaction or interpretation with non-human things. The one thing we can know for certain is that life is not eternal: we all die. Despite this, each of us have a predisposition to survive and we go to extreme lengths to do so, such as by acquiring mass amounts of power in which to rule over other humans, ensuring a ruler’s survival....   [tags: Epic of Gilgamesh Essays]
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How has Technology Changed Human Life? - Over the last few decades, technology has greatly increased its abilities. It started from the simple radio to now having cell phones which can surf the web. Technology has greatly influenced our society in many ways. Nowadays it has made family relationships have a different connection and has simplified people’s lives. A couple decades ago, a person would never had imagined to Skype a family member across the world. It would be like trying to imagine teleportation. It was unthinkable, but with moderation, technology has evolved for the better....   [tags: Technological Innovation, Societal Change]
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The Negative Effects of Human Influence in the Amazon Rainforest - The beautiful Amazon rainforest “covers a vast area of more than two and one-half million square kilometers” (The Amazon: Its Developers, Destroyers). It is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, not found anywhere else in the world. Scientists believe that there are still many yet to be found. The Amazon is also home to many tribes who have been there for a long period of time. These tribes accommodate medicine men who know the secrets of the rainforest and the healing properties not yet discovered by scientists....   [tags: enviornment, rainforest, developers]
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Advantages of Using Internet - ... Nowadays, there are various e-learning systems worldwide. These are basically systems of education that use the internet as their base. This assists people to do their quizzes, submit their assignments and even get in touch with their teacher more frequently. Students do not need to carry and buy many books since e-books are available on the internet and can be read anywhere using a cell phone or a laptop. In addition, Internet is also used to read the world news and acquire information about current issues....   [tags: data, interaction, smarter] 606 words
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Observational Taxonomy for Children - Observational taxonomy as it relates to the nature of early social interaction, is a classification system that uses a code of different behaviors that are seen when observing children during play and non-play and is further divided into cognitive and social categories. Amongst the many theorists, Mildred Parten and Jean Piaget are significant to the field of early observational studies comprising of children in the free play atmosphere. Parten asserted that social participation amongst preschool aged children amplified as the child’s age increased (Parten 1932)....   [tags: social interaction, classification system] 1329 words
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Social and Economic Considerations of Human-Environmental Dynamics - ... Development discriminates, because of how it is instituted; it is inevitable to be unequal or unjust, as seen by capitalist societies and privatisation of common property, maximizing the use of the commons, pursuing individual interests and the political forces that drive the use of land towards a cost/benefit analysis. The emphasis is on restructuring social, ecological and institutional economic processes. Political ecology has been defined as a more specific analysis of Marxist debates about materialism, human rights, social justice, and nature in capitalist societies, with the view to achieving a fairer distribution of rights and resources....   [tags: sustainable, energy, resource ] 1345 words
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No More Communication or Interaction Because of Technology - ... It is part of our daily life. Some of the people are stressed and get angry if they do not have their phones beside them. They check their phones each minute. Within the class time where students get knowledge and educated, they prefer to concentrate in the class instead of listening to their lessons. Also, when friends are gathered to see each other, they talked for minutes and then each one hold their phones and start checking their accounts and chatting. So these social relationships that full of love and emotions with friends and families broken up because of technology....   [tags: iron cage, devices, machines]
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What is True Love? - ... Consequently long lasting relationships are formed by couples who have discovered true love. When a person first sees someone, it is impossible to know if that person really fits who she or he is looking for. Yet, when people get to know each other better they begin to value that person for who he or she truly is. This is proven by Helen Fisher, current blogger at Oprah’s website when he states,”Psychologists say that the more you interact with a person you like (even slightly), the more you come to regard him as good-looking, smart, and similar to you—unless you discover something that breaks the spell....   [tags: attraction, powerful force, interaction] 624 words
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Human Relations and Education - Human relations cover a multitude of interpersonal interaction. Human Relations can be seen in education through group development and the resulting interpersonal interaction. The Thread That Runs So True and Stand and Deliver, are both good illustrations of this development and interaction. The teachers and/or students are interacting with the administration, peers, and parents in both of these stories. The ability to effectively communicate is the most important aspect of human relations. Without the ability to effectively communicate, there would be no human relations or less than satisfactorily relations....   [tags: essays research papers] 949 words
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Exchange Theory and Communicative Action - George Homans and Peter Blau each offer an explanation of human interactions and how they reproduced social process and social structures. Homans develop his theory by observing four different social groups; street gang, work group in a factor, kingship system of a private island, and a village in new England. Through his observations he develop five propositions that underlies the dynamics of a group. Peter Blau further developed Homans theory and added that people calculated their actions based on the reward level of their action as well as the level of power they receive from their actions....   [tags: human interactions, George Homans, Peter Blau] 1747 words
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The Nature of Child Development - Human development has been a subject of interest since ancient Greece and Rome. Different approaches derive from two basic directions: the nativists` and empiricists` ones. The latter method is to regard human development as a gradual change which has been influenced by the individual`s experience .On the other hand, the former approach has found its roots in the biological structure of the human organism which considers our development as a series of stages. However, referring to human development only as continuous or gradual would produce inconsistent and insufficient understanding of the developmental process .As a result, combining ideas of both viewpoints(continuity and phases) will pr...   [tags: Human Development]
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Communication Skill Driver of Success - S. Guerrero Mr. Rear English IV, Period 3 6 December 2013 Communication Skill Diver of success In the digital age, technology advance faster than ever before. While human interaction replace with use: of text messaging, email and other form of media. Losing treasure human communication skills that have allowed mankind survive all endeavors. Human communication skills require through life. Essential in, the cooperation with people. Making people to like you rather become hateful. Improving productivity among fellow peers and co-worker....   [tags: human relation, leadership, human skills]
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Lev Vygotsky and Social Development Theory - Explain Lev Vygotsky(1896-1934) was a Russian psychologist who created the Social Development Theory/ Sociocultural Theory. Vygotsky believed that children's mental, language, and social development is supported and enhanced through social interaction. Vygotsky also believed that beginning at birth, children seek out adults for social interactions and that development occurs through these interactions. The belief that social development sets a precedent for development(appeals to the nurture side of development)....   [tags: social interaction, social-cultural theory]
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Human Violence - Human Violence There are many positive and negative aspects and moral consequences of labeling human violence as a biological behavior. This idea has been debated and supported or rejected by Sigmund Freud, Conrad Lorenz, and other noted anthropologists. Some of these philosophers believe that human violence is part of human makeup. In other words, they feel that people are born with these instincts. Other philosophers believe that violence is a learned trait. Through different studies, each scientist tries to fully understand the nature of violence....   [tags: Papers] 556 words
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Factors that Contribute to the Popularity of Reality Shows on TV - ... This means that in multicultural nations, the audience is more likely to compose members of various dispersive communities with different degrees of loyalty. As a result, while votes are asked for supporters, the result always represents on a national scale. Audiences pay money to protect and attract the focus on their local contestants and even on their hometowns and regions. This study does not merely to understand why audience lodging vote in reality television but also explore what portrays them in regards to motivations and interactive behaviors such as the differences between age, gender, culture, socio-economic background and psychological aspect for example the level of activenes...   [tags: interaction/engagement of audience with reality TV]
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Retinoid Inhibits Nrf2 Signaling Pathway through Retinoic Acid Receptor Alpha - ... The N terminal region contains two domains (A/B) are designated as AF1 and they are the least conserved domains and highly variable in length which exhibit a ligand-independent transactivation activity. So far, there is no three dimensional structure has been predicted for A/B domain. (9). Central region-C possess DNA-binding domain (DBD) which is said to be the most conserved region and possess similarity in their structure. DBD contains an important short motif known as P-box which is responsible for direct DNA interaction and detection of specificity for DNA-binding....   [tags: vitamin, effects, interaction, results, react] 1532 words
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The World of Cyberspace and its Effects on Social Relationships - Many studies have been conducted on the various features of cyberspace, its connection to social media, and how it influences professional, intimate, and cordial relationships. Although many spectators are convinced that society’s frequent use of cyberspace has taken a turn down the wrong path, cyberspace has opened up many opportunities for professional relationships to establish, such as the relationship between Facebook usage and an increase in work values in Taiwan (Lin, Le, Khalil, & Cheng, 2012)....   [tags: social media, interaction, identity, occupation]
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1960's Movie Industry Compared to the One Today - Tonight is the opening night for a film the critics have been raving about for weeks. With the crisp separation of your ticket, the attendant politely directs you to the correct theater. The smell of freshly buttered popcorn permeates the air as you proceed to find your seat among the other patrons. As the opening previews end and the lights begin to dim, the excited whispering surrounding you gradually tapers off. The movie that you have been anticipating for months is about to begin. Movie theaters have been essential encouragers of social interaction for decades....   [tags: Movie Theaters, Social Interaction, History]
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Is Interpersonal Attraction an Evolutionary Phenomena? - Interpersonal attraction is an inherent element of social interaction. The definition says that attraction is the 'mutual interest and liking between two or more individuals.' (Psychology Dictionary, 2013). This essay will provide consideration whether or not attraction is an evolutionary phenomena. The first part critically introduces the evolutionary approach towards attraction in accordance to methods used to support it. The second part describes alternative, social theories to the phenomena with taking into account research done in this field....   [tags: social interaction, evolutionary theory, instinct]
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Human Computer Interface - Human Computer Interface Introduction ============ HCI stands for either Human Computer Interface or Human Computer Interaction. HCI is the study of how the users of computers utilise them to complete tasks in the environment they will finally be used in. Each of these are specific to each task, a HCI cannot be designed for just one set of users for one set of tasks and then just expect a different set of users to respond the same to a similar set of tasks in the same HCI....   [tags: Papers] 805 words
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Ethical Issues of Human Test Subjects - Ethical Issues of Human Test Subjects As we achieve burgeons of new technologies, we must also face the irreprehensible sacrifices. The old scientific adage reminds us that no trial can go without error. Many of the present day technologies may prove beneficial but the processes of development and discovery often come at high prices. Countless experiments have been conducted in the names of science and the advancement of mankind. Regardless of their outcomes, these experiments require some form of a test subject....   [tags: Radioactive Technology Science Essays]
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Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Many scientists believe that research on human embryonic stem cells, components of human embryos created in laboratories, will eventually yield cures to a number of devastating human conditions including juvenile diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord injuries. On August 9, 2001, President George W. Bush announced he would permit federally funded research on existing stem cells lines derived from human embryos. He prohibited the federal funding of research on any cell lines created after that date....   [tags: Science Cures Embryo Papers]
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Television's Effects on the Human Race - Public opinion on television’s effects on the human race are varied; some of us think that television is simply a harmless form of entertainment, and some are convinced it will be the harbinger of the end of societal decency. There is plenty of evidence to suggest both, and it is likely that aspects of both are true. I have chosen six peer reviewed scholarly articles and will summarize, compare, and contrast their methods, content, and conclusions to aid in clarifying television’s true effects on the human race....   [tags: entertainment, violence on the screen] 1918 words
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What Does it Mean To Be Human? - "I'm only Human," is a response everyone hears when someone makes a mistake. Does that mean humans are in heritably fallible. Or are we fallible because of society. In Mexico it is polite to greet someone by kissing them on the cheek, in the United States it is considered an invasion of personal space. Personal traits make up society, nevertheless there are characteristics that is common throughout all of our species. People's identity is formed through their moral behavior and conscience, making them human.For centuries humans functioned by morals and conscience, but in today's society we have a social order....   [tags: Identitiy, Moral Behavior, Conscience, Humanity]
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The Future Prediction of Human Language - Introduction Linguistics classifies language as a mechanism that permits free and creative expression of feelings into signs, and the opposite interpretation of such signs back into feelings (Christiansen & Kirby, 2005). According to Becker, 2005, “human language is seen as the last key evolution in the development of life on earth (2)”. His idea is that biological changes in humans are as a result of forces of evolution implying that human language originated from certain sources, and that its characteristics derived from human genes....   [tags: Linguistic, Language Evolution] 983 words
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The Silk Road in the Human Experience - Over the course of history, few human systems have held higher importance than the Silk Road in the Human Experience. The silk roads, lasting from roughly 100 BC to 1450 AD, were a series of trade routes stretching nearly 4000 miles across Asia. The long-distance political and economic relations developed between civilizations catalyzed the development of all parties involved. To both Asia and Europe the Roads were a key point of cultural interaction between civilizations, especially in the early travel of both goods and philosophies....   [tags: Huan Systems, Trade Routes, Asia]
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Human Activity and Energy Sources - ... Some of the earth resources that man extracts and uses include; energy sources for example oil, natural gas, uranium and coal; nonmetallic sources for example rocks, which are essential in construction; and metallic sources for example iron and gold. Although man cannot do without nonrenewable resources; fossil energy, prestigious metals and ores; ecosystem friendly organizations are agitating for the use of renewable sources of energy, for example solar and wind energy. Since nonrenewable resources are being drained at a rate more rapid than their formation it is essential for governments to invest more in the use of nonrenewable sources of energy....   [tags: Climate, Resources, Earth ] 976 words
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Social Networks and Human Relationships. - Globalization brought people to more direct contact with the world via modern communications. These days, people are alert to news and events in foreign countries as much as their own (Globalization, n.d.). Modern communications, such as social networks, aid people to know more about their society. Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are some favored social networks that make it possible to keep up with the society around people and to reach probably with many members of their family and friends. The combination of both efficiency and creativeness of these networks make them a big source of attraction to individuals....   [tags: globalization, media]
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Social Networking and Human Relationships - Social networks have always been part of evolutionary behaviour. From the combination of cells to create a microorganism to homosapiens (BOOK GLOBAL BRAIN) who working together as a hunting team. (SOURCE STAR SUCKERS FILM). Fast forward to the 21st century and online social communities (social networking sites or SNS) such as chat rooms and member based communities have quickly become part of our everyday lives. Social networks are a highly complex web of interaction which consists of family, friends, lovers, colleagues and others where one shares a relationship with (be it sexual or platonic)....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter]
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Human Genes Related to Obesity - ... For instance, the second identified obesity-related gene is located on chromosome 18 close to the melanocortin-4 receptor, a gene responsible for a rare form of monogenic obesity (Harvard School of Public Health, n.d.). Linkage analysis tests take many relatives affected with a single characteristic to try to isolate segments of DNA that are often inherited that can contribute to the condition (Hirschhorn, Lyon, 2005). Further demonstrating the complex genetic nature of adiposity and obesity, when linkage analysis tests were applied to obesity, they have not been able to successfully consistently identify a set of responsible genes (Hirschhorn, Lyon, 2005)....   [tags: heritability, genetic risk]
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Human Age Estimation from Facial Images Using Artificial Neural Network - ... Proposed Approach We have used MLP backpropagation algorithm in our neural network. The steps followed in the process of estimating age are shown in Fig. 1. . Fig. 1. Steps in age estimation process We input face image to our system. The validation of this image needs to be done manually. Validation of image is done such that frontal view of face is visible so as to extract the features accurately. After validating image, we extract face features from it. Features are 68 pair of (x,y) co-ordinates....   [tags: identity, gender oreintation, being normal]
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What is it about theories in the human sciences and natural sciences that makes them convincing? - Theories are unproven hypotheses that serve as explanations for observations and events, so they must have a way of convincing people that they are true. A theory’s objectives are to explain and predict a phenomenon. Most ideas are not convincing without solid evidence or proof. The human sciences and natural sciences have different ways of showing the validity of a hypothesis. The natural sciences, which include subject areas such as physics, chemistry, and biology, depend on physical proof through experiments with several trials....   [tags: Science]
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A Human Life Is Worth Too Much: Making a Case Against Abortion - Abortion has been a highly controversial topic in recent history. The debate about abortion has been a controversial topic as far back as the history books go. For example, in the book of Leviticus, the Bible describes a woman who is pregnant and two fighting men injure her, causing harm to the baby (Herring, 4). In this case it was not necessarily an abortion in today’s terms, but the same principle is there. The men were to be punished if the child that the woman was carrying was harmed in any way....   [tags: pro-life, terminating pregnancy]
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Nurture Plays a More Dominant Role in Human's Development than Nature - ... This theory concluded that as humans, we are born with minds empty of ideas and at birth we have no knowledge or awareness of what we should act like. Thus, it seems self evident that things such as personality, intellect, sexuality, phobias and habits are all created new and that thoughts are created firstly by the introduction different variables to ones life and secondly through reflection on that experience. However, the questions remain: how much of our personality and development is a result of our childhood....   [tags: the nature versus nurture debate] 997 words
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Google and Human Brain - The Internet has created a generation of the most efficient multi-taskers ever born. Many people will have at least four tabs open as a time (Google, Facebook, Youtube, Pandora, Wikipedia, Gmail, etc.). People are constantly jumping from one web page to the next, clicking on links and opening new tabs and browsers. The method through which knowledge is gained has transitioned from deep reading to fast skimming. Every time a web page is opened the viewer is bombarded with information, almost every page has advertisements or links to additional information lining its sides....   [tags: internet, information, web, brain]
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Human Development and Breastfeeding - ... Breastfeeding can be defined as the feeding of an infant baby with breast milk directly from their mother’s breasts instead of using infant formula. Breastfeeding is far more important and crucial than many people suspect, it provides not only nutritious benefits to the baby, but it is also essential for their psychological development and it also benefits the mother in many ways. The importance of breastfeeding is supported by the attachment theory that shows how it contributes to a healthy mother-infant relationship....   [tags: nutrition babies, maternal behavior] 591 words
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Explanation of Human Behavior - Psychology as the article states is “it is a broad discipline, essentially spanning subject matter from biology to sociology. Psychologists have doctoral degrees. They study the intersection of two critical relationships: one between brain function and behavior, and another between the environment and behavior. As scientists, psychologists follow scientific methods, using careful observation, experimentation and analysis. But psychologists also need to be creative in the way they apply scientific findings.”(APA, 2014) How psychology developed into science is when Wilhelm Maximillian Wundt whom a German physician philosopher, physiologist and professor and also the founder of modern...   [tags: psychology, science, theories]
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Human Traits: Cardinal Traits - ... Trait theory is focused on identifying and measuring these individual personality characteristics. Gordon Allport’s Trait Theory In 1936, psychologist Gordon Allport found that one English-language dictionary alone contained more than 4,000 words describing different personality traits. He categorized these traits into three levels: • Cardinal Traits: These are traits that dominate an individual’s whole life, often to the point that the person becomes known specifically for these traits. People with such personalities often become so known for these traits that their names are often synonymous with these qualities....   [tags: neuroticism, personality, psychotism] 780 words
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Watson’s Human Caring Science Theory is Influencing My Practice - To insure privacy, all patient names induced in this essay have been changed. When I became a nurse, in my heart, I knew that I was a caring person; however, I did not have a caring theory driving my practice. After studying Watson’s Human Caring Science Theory, the theory is consistent with my values, which emphasizes a holistic approach with mind, body, and spirit through a caring nurse patient relationship in an environment that promotes healing, comfort, and dignity. Human Caring Science gives the privilege of viewing human life with wonder, respect, and appreciates small and large miracles, which allows the inner world of the patient and nurse to come together in a unique human relation...   [tags: Nursing Essay]
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