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Childhood Obesity : An Era Of Immediate Satisfaction

- 10,000 years in the past, crouching down behind a small leafy bush with a long straight stick in a hand and at the tip, a razor sharp flint arrow head attached. Only yards away stands a 150-pound deer that has been tracked for over five miles. Exhausted, the hunter throws the spear like a javelin into the body of the deer immediately dropping it to the ground. Fast forward 10,000 years to a line of traffic wrapped around a fast food restaurant waiting to place an order for a bucket of fried chicken and several large cola’s for tonight’s family dinner....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Childhood obesity]

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Personal Statement : My Immediate Family

- Above is my immediate family, which is graphed by simple facts into this genogram. All of the information that was included into this genogram was known information. Since all of these family members are still alive, it made it easier to compile this information. Each specific family has its own dynamic. With my parents and brother, we are not that tight-knit; I don’t share every inch of my life and haven’t for many years, but equally they do not ask. Whereas, my mother and her brother along with her parents are very tight knit....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Sibling]

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Immediate and Far Reaching Effects of the Slave Trade

- ... This weakness was exploited by other groups of Africans who being encouraged by Europeans would find more Africans to sell in exchange for guns. This exploitation would eventually come into further fruition when European nations began the Scramble for Africa. The redefining of slavery brought with it an immediate and devastating long term effect. We discussed in class and caught a glimpse of slavery before the trans-Atlantic slave trade in the novel Segu. Before the trans-Atlantic trade, slavery in Africa was not chattel slavery....   [tags: dehumanization, culture, population]

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Genocide In Iraq Needs Immediate U.S. Attention

- Genocide is the organized and widespread termination, or attempted execution of an entire national, racial, religious, or ethnic group (www.freedictionary.com). Over 1 million Iraqi’s have been killed in genocide. Genocide in Iraq started in the year 1991, even though many people thought it started in 2003. It is important to think about this problem, because people need to know about the history, and about the struggles people have to endure to keep our country together. It is also important because people need to know what is happening in the world, as of today....   [tags: war in iraq, genocide]

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The Key Environmental Forces That Have Immediate Strategic Implications for Capital One

- This researcher will Identify and describe the key environmental forces that have immediate strategic implications for Capital One. Identify and describe the capabilities and weaknesses within Capital One that have immediate strategic implications. Define Capital One's business-level and corporate-level strategies and evaluate each for their potential for continued success. Evaluate the strategic fit of Capital One's recent acquisitions. Describe the key strategic issues raised by the company's acquisition strategy....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Why Aid Should Be Immediate Relief Of Famine, Dehydration, And Sickness

- In discussions of world poverty, a controversial issue has been how to provide aid to countries in need. On the one hand, some argue that aide should be immediate relief of famine, dehydration, and sickness. From this perspective, we should try to save every life that we can. On the other hand, however, others argue that providing immediate relief makes the problem worse. In the words of Garret Hardin, one of this view’s main proponent’s, “As a result of such solutions to food shortage emergencies, the poor countries will not learn to mend their ways, and will suffer progressively greater emergencies as their populations grow” (332)....   [tags: Famine, Poverty, Elon Musk]

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INTERACTION OF A HEARING IMPAIRED CHILD WITH HER IMMEDIATE COMMUNITY AS MEDIATED BY SYMBOLS AND SIGNS

- CHAPTER III METHODOLOGY Assumptions and Rationale for Qualitative Design Communication researchers, according to Baxter (2004), are more interested on “human aggregates” and not on individuals. However, in this study that focuses on one sample only, the aim is to explain the group of the hearing-impaired and not just the subject herself. Baxter added that researchers must seek for the underlying system or pattern and again, not for the individuals (2004). Thus, the study hoped to understand and explain clearly the underlying concepts and patterns of communication....   [tags: Communication ]

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Pollution Essay: Immediate Action Must be Taken on Global Warming

- Global Warming is an important ecological issue, but is usually overlooked for more pressing short term problems. With so little attention provided to global warming, our situation can only get worse. Problem's already happening include the greenhouse gas effect, though it occurs naturally and the earth would be much colder (around 30C cooler). But to much of these gases and we will change the climate to much, to an extent that we may not be able to fix. On top of the warming due to greenhouse gases, there are also holes in our O-Zone layer, which blocks out over 90% of the UV rays, and also the weakening of our atmosphere....   [tags: Climate Change, Argumentative Essay]

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A Perspective Of An Immediate Ministry Context And Its Relationship With The Local Congregation

- The purpose of this word course project paper, is for the Writer to reflect on contemporary thanatology in a perspective of an immediate ministry context and its relationship with the local congregation, parish and/or community on serving the dying and bereaved in their relationship to Thanatology. With this said, the writer will analyze and describe influences of thanatology as it relates to the following topic areas: 1) The pervasive and persistent nature of denial; 2) Preparing funeral rites; 3) Conclusion regarding Orthothanasia; and 4) Potential ramification of Societal influences....   [tags: Death, Life, Disease, Denial]

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Miley Cyrus ' Performance At The Vma 's Created Immediate Controversy

- Miley Cyrus ' 2013 VMA performance at the VMA’s created immediate controversy. The once wholesome star of Disney 's Hannah Montana came onto the stage scantily dressed, singing a song that celebrated drug use, as she twerked all over her full figured, black female backup dancers. A multitude of articles were written about her performance; some were outraged, and some defended her right as a liberated young woman to express her sexuality. Two writers who expressed their outrage were Tressie Cottom and Hadley Freeman....   [tags: Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus, White people]

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Mini Clinics and Emergency Rooms

- Introduction Emergency rooms are severely overcrowded with wait times that are exorbitant. There are three different types of people who go to an emergency department. The first type of person is severely ill or injured and needs immediate care. Of course, when they go into the emergency room, their expectation is to receive immediate care and attention. The second type of person that goes to an emergency department for care is someone who tried to make an appointment with their primary care Physician but no appointments were available....   [tags: immediate care, emergency department]

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Case Study on Whether Immediate Feedback Enhances Learning or Not

- Case Study on Whether Immediate Feedback Enhances Learning or Not This essay was written to provide information on a study performed at Appalachian State University. The object of this study was to confirm or refute if immediate feedback enhances learning. The effects of three forms of test feedback were investigated within the necessary circumstance of a self paced, guideline based course in educational psychology. There were 88 participants in the study, but 15 students were unable to complete the course requirements, so their scores were not included in the report....   [tags: Papers]

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Ethics And Business Management : A Case Of Running Business Without Negative Effect On The Immediate Environment

- Ethics in business Ethics in business surround the dynamics of running business without negative effect on the immediate environment (internal and external). The management should always observe limits when dealing with their working environment and steer clear of any obstacles in the situations arising with time. Any handling of the dynamics of business will rely heavily on the ability of management to identify issues before maturity, and making attempts to eliminate threat to the business using acceptable means....   [tags: Management, Business ethics, Decision making]

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Immediate Advocacy of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution

- Lyndon B. Johnson's Immediate Advocacy of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution President Lyndon B. Johnson's immediate advocacy of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, acting as head of state, influenced Congress to unintentionally give him a blank check in conducting the Vietnam War. Johnson's accusation of unjustified attacks on American ships by the North Vietnamese in the Gulf of Tonkin led to the resolution's nearly unanimous passage in Congress three days later. Although with the passage of time the certainty of these attacks has come into question, President Johnson through his presidential powers was able to get the Tonkin Gulf Resolution passed, which gave him near free reign in conducting the Viet...   [tags: Papers]

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A Defect in Nurturing in Mice Lacking the Immediate Early Gene FosB

- Background to the Project In early 1995, an M.D-Ph.D student, Jennifer Brown, was breeding mice with an inactivated form of the gene FosB. With the inactivation of the gene, healthy pups from the mutated mice died quickly. Observing this occurrance, Brown found that the mother mice ignored her offspring. From this discovery, Brown proposed that the inactivation of the immediate early gene FosB causes a defect in the nurturing behaviors of female mice. To prove this, Brown bred a series of knockout mice with the inactivated FosB gene....   [tags: Biology FosB Gene]

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Physical Education during The Enlightenment: History and Immediate Affects

- From kindergarten to twelfth grade, one may be required to take many different types of physical education and health classes. In the first few years they more than likely would have learned some of the basic movements: hop, skip, jump, and gallop. As the years pass, they would go on to learn how to play different sports and proceed to specialize in different aspects of sports. Today the United States is facing an epidemic in which parents could outlive their children due to unhealthy bodies. The physical well being of the younger generation is a hot topic in many different school districts, as many children are not active enough....   [tags: Health, History, Education]

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Immediate Diagnosis of Spinal Epidural Abscess is Necessary

- INTRODUCTION Spinal epidural abscess is a rare and debilitating illness that requires prompt recognition to prevent unfavorable outcomes. Despite increased awareness of the disease and improved imaging methods, spinal epidural abscess remains a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge; as a result, morbidity and mortality remain high. Optimal management for spinal epidural abscess requires early intervention and coordination with a multidisciplinary team involving emergency medicine physicians, internists, infectious disease specialists, radiologists, and spinal surgeons....   [tags: surgeon, pathogenesis, bacteria]

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INTERACTION OF A HEARING IMPAIRED CHILD WITH HER IMMEDIATE COMMUNITY AS MEDIATED BY SYMBOLS AND SIGNS

- CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Structure and Rationale of the Study To communicate is to satisfy man’s individual need for social, emotional, and human development. Communication is considered a basic human need for people cannot not communicate. We all need to communicate to develop our full potentials. These potentialities, however, are being held up in the case of the hearing-impaired people. They are not able to develop their full potentials for their faculty of understanding is also impaired....   [tags: Health ]

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We Must Recognize Our Vulnerability towards Technology

- Remember the days when you were old enough to know what it meant when people said they fell in love. Grandpa used to tell the stories of how he courted grandma and their love began. Grandma would blush telling you stories about deep-hearted love letters grandpa had sent her. Now, fifty years later they are still completely infatuated with each other bonded by love that will last an eternity. Lately, technology is starting to changes those stories. Soon our stories will be about how grandpa logged on to Match.com and found a sexy woman who seemed to have all of the same interests with her love for Italian food and fluffy poodles....   [tags: resisiting immediate satisfaction]

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The Dangers of Online Gambling

- ... An internet gambling addiction at a young age, could easily lead to problems in the future, like when they hit college and they really need the money. Today, college can sometimes be tough to pay for, so some college kids look for ways to earn money quickly, and one thing that they may think is a quick way to get money is gambling online. Tuition for college just keeps going up and up, and for some people today, it leads them to working hard for money, filling out scholarships, but some people do not usually get the scholarships or have enough money from working, which leads them to gambling online for quick and easy money....   [tags: immediate access to vices on the internet]

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Importance of Family

- Family is an important moral thing in the life. It’s the place where every achievement starts. The presence of the family is necessary for the development of civilizations too (Scholasticus, 2011). However, there are two important formation of families, one of then is a nuclear family, which defines as “a couple and their dependent children, regarded as a basic social unit.” Another one is an extended family, which is “a family which extends beyond the nuclear family to include grandparents and other relatives” (Oxford Dictionaries, 2014)....   [tags: Immediate Family, Nuclear Family, Morals]

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The Myth Of The Ant Queen By Malcolm Dladwell

- The environment plays an essential role in guiding people’s actions. However, in the case of immediate context proposed by Malcolm Dladwell in his essay “The Power of Context”, environment is not as important as immediate context. Dladwell believes that small signals in an immediate context can strongly affect people’s behavior and the reason behind is the Broken Windows theory. The broken windows send a signal of disorder that no one is in charge, so more windows will be broken (Gladwell 152)....   [tags: Psychology, Interpersonal relationship, Love]

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Critique of Culturally Targeted Intervention to Increase Colorectal Health in African Americans

- The study, Culturally Targeted Educational Intervention to Increase Colorectal Health Awareness among African Americans, completed by Phyllis Morgan, Joshua Fogel, Indira Tyler, and John Jones, attempts to quantify the influence that culturally centered colorectal education has on the number of African Americans who receive screening for colorectal cancer. The researchers used surveys as well as a post card confirmation of colonoscopy screening from physician. The control and the immediate intervention group both received the American Cancer Society materials, while only the immediate intervention group received a 90 minute interactive presentation about colon cancer, as well as biblical scr...   [tags: cancer, screening, research]

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What Makes Alice Walker 's Everyday Use

- Everybody has heritage which often times brings most people together. Some people are more fortunate than others in the fact that they are able to know about their immediate and extended heritage. It is what makes Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use,” particularly interesting and thought provoking. In “Everyday Use,” it can be seen that heritage is not only a unifying force, but also a force that can tear two people apart if they view it differently. In “Everyday Use,” there is a lot of symbolism that ultimately points to the overlying theme, one of symbols is the quilt....   [tags: Family, Extended family, Grandparent, Conflict]

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Areas that Could Be Improved and Avoided in Future Studies and Reports on Colorectal Health

- ... This study was conducted to increase colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) in African Americans as well as increase knowledge of CRC and decrease cancer fatalism. This study did clearly state the four study objectives based off of their literature review. The literature review showed several studies with increased knowledge about CRC, decreased cancer fatalism, and increased participation in CRC screening after participation in a cultural specific educational program. The authors clearly demonstrated that they would attempt to replicate the prior research and in addition they would attempt to increase CRC screening by colonoscopy by means of a cultural specific educational pr...   [tags: midterm research paper analysis]

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World 's Most Successful And Prosperous Right And Series Of Bombings

- In the late 18th century in the United States one of the world 's most successful and prosperous right and series of bombings took place. rioting help this nation. it is because at that time, and the next couple of decades, violence was a way of protest that adequately obtained results, but more importantly it was a way to determine authority. In this time in this place in history there are three groups emerging. some have similar doctrine, but in reality they are very much different. the first group is the immediatist....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, American Civil War]

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Theory of Deliberative Nursing Process

- Orlando’s Theory of Deliberative Nursing Process is based on key concepts and dimensions. Key concepts include: patient’s behavior, need for help, improvement, nurse’s reactions, perception, though, feeling, nurse’s activity, automatic nursing process, and deliberative nursing process. Frameworks from the theory have evolved from other theorist in regards to Orlando’s theory and include: professional nursing function, the patient’s presenting behavior, immediate reaction, deliberative nursing process, and improvement (Alligood, 2006)....   [tags: Health Care, Nursing]

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Plagiarism: Adjusting the Consequence

- 1 Most universities believe students should be expelled immediately due to the acts of plagiarism. But is it really safe to jump to such an extreme conclusion for an action that in most cases, require some sort of investigation or trial. For many years, universities have battled students on this particular subject. Plagiarism has levels that should be dealt with by first locating the cause, examining the evidence, and determining whether it was purposely planned or not. Students, just like their professors, sometimes make simple mistakes and no student should be immediately expelled for unobvious plagiarism....   [tags: Ethics ]

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The Atomic Bomb

- The Atomic Bomb The aftermath: Humanity, the Earth, Nature Some people often hear the word "Atomic Bomb" or hear about the cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki and picture a war torn city and a bomb that killed many. While they are right in connecting the two, the aftermath of the atomic bomb goes much deeper than that. By simply stating that it killed and injured thousands of people is an understatement. The damage from the bomb ranged from high temperature fires that scorched the land to the killing of fetuses due to in-utero radiation exposure....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Theories of Communication

- Intro: Theories of Communications, is a course that allowed me to further gain a far better perspective and has also broadened my understanding and knowledge of some of the major theories. I appreciate the fact, that during the course of the semester, this class really did an admirable job introducing me to a variety of well known and widely studied theories in the communication feild. One of the biggest things I took out of this class, was how the class impled me to learn how to apply some of the theories to my life in a practical way through some of the class activities, readings, group work, presentations, and assignments....   [tags: Informative, Communication Theories]

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The Holocaust: The Concentration Camps

- ... Therefore straight inhabitant’s experience of the immediate suffering in the camp fails to inspire people who have passions and are sympathized to the tragedy. Fragment memories from the survivors to some extent are not accessable or reliable. Firstly, the survivors who are able to recall their memories are not the ones who suffered the most. In other words, Holocaust causes the true witnesses serious problems to make their experience accessable to the public. Primo Levi describes in The Drowned and the Saved that the survivors of the Holocaust were actually the ones who did not go through the whole process of the Nazi’s dehumanizing project....   [tags: suffering, world war II, jewish, hitler]

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The True Power Behind the Power of Context

- The human psyche and the natural behavior of humans is something not well understood in today’s modern society. Psychologists still have trouble trying to take and formulate what makes up the human mind what makes us do what we do. What type of environment pushes the human mind into making the decisions that lead them to become criminals such as bank robbers and murderers. If any institution has a better understanding of the psychology of the human mind and behavior it is the New York City Police Department....   [tags: malcom Gladwell, human behavior, human psyche]

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Were Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal Programs Effective?

- ... The Civilian Conservation Corps, Works Progress Administration and Public Works Administration succeeded in immediately creating jobs during a critical situation. A period of economic contraction on the scale of the Great Depression was unprecedented in American history, and with millions of people out of work it was necessary to immediately take short-term actions to provide jobs and relief for the unemployed. More importantly, relieving the immediate distress of the populace led to a rise in consumer confidence, and high consumer confidence leads to higher consumer spending, which generates growth....   [tags: unemployment, economy, reforms]

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Brain Structure and Post Traumatic Brain Injury

- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have been shown to have a great impact on several specific structures in the brain of both immediate and long-term damage. Often preoccupation can be focused into the immediate outcomes. The immediate concerns of TBI are without doubt important but this often creates ignorance in terms of the long-term consequences that may follow an individual impacted by TBI into subsequent years. As one will come to recognize, this is of particular concern in terms of children who survive TBI....   [tags: Damage, Development, Pediatrics]

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Military Operations: Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Decontamination

- This paper explores a brief overview of a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) decontamination primarily in reference to military operations. Decontamination refers to the removal of hazardous material from individuals, equipment, and locations. Additional topics covered include decontamination concepts, purpose of decontamination, methods of decontamination, and levels of decontamination.   Decontamination Overview Decontamination or decon simply put is the reduction or removal of contaminants from individuals, equipment and locations....   [tags: contaminants, neutralization, removal]

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The Incarceration Of The Prison System

- In the U.S, five percent of the population is behind bars (Collier). State spending on corrections is estimated at $52 billion a year with most spent on prisons (“The Potential of Community…”). The reason for the U.S. prison population increase is because the courts are sending people to prison for more time and also because of the focus on drugs and mandatory sentencing for drug dealing and drug possession (Neyfakh). The U.S. Justice System imprisons a lot of people who could have been held accountable in the community like people with addictions or mental illnesses who do not have access to treatment in their community (“For Immediate Release: How to…”)....   [tags: Prison, Penology, Mental disorder, Heroin]

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Slavery And The American Civil War

- Slavery, sectionalism, and political divisiveness provided the triggers that instigate the War between the states (1860-1865); ultimately, manufacturing reconstruction and an age of racial violence. Slavery caused the the War Between the States by creating sectionalism and political divisiveness which created the gap between the regions. The immediate consequences caused by the American Civil War were the Constitutional Amendments (1865-1870) and the Reconstruction Era (1865-1876). In turn these factors eventually lead to and the Jim Crow Era (1865-1960s) and devastation....   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

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Searching for New Pesticides

- Searching for New Pesticides Nowadays, Scientifics search and try of developing new methods to be implemented in the Agriculture; also, they are looking for how to improve the products that already exist to get better result obtaining less negative effects. This is the case of pesticides that are used to kill insects and little animals that destroy farms. Due to these problems called “pestes”, many farmers have had millionare losses every year so, the use of pesticides on farms decrease the number of pestes and parasites that attack the harvests....   [tags: Papers]

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The Role Of Management For Assist Worker Excel And Focus On Their Positive Actions

- There are several roles and responsibility that would need to happen when monitoring per-sonnel changes. It will be very important for management to assist worker excel and focus on their positive actions, which will cause them to be more engage with their other employees. One of the most important thing in running an office is allow employee to be great in a profession they are used to and can show that they are proficient in giving their talents and pointers to develop and fo-cus on their immediate strengths....   [tags: Management, Employment, Subject matter expert]

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The Idea Of Experimentation Of Prison Life Achieved By Stanford University Students

- The idea of experimentation of prison life achieved by the Stanford University students was intriguing and the results were interesting. Haney, Banks, and Zimbardo’s study due to a result of their curiosity of the reactions of subjects when placed in prisoner or prison guard roles. Their inspiration for the study was somewhat unclear; however, hypothetically reasoning was placed on determining aspects of the actual reality of incarceration. The experimenters also strived to test the theory on whether prisoners face abhorrent conditions due to their interpersonal evils, or do to the aggressive and deviant behaviors of prison guards (Haney, Banks, Zimbardo, 1973)....   [tags: Stanford prison experiment, Psychology, Prison]

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An Analysis Of David Ogden 's ' The Great Gatsby '

- David Ogden, an American actor, once said, “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” This quote has meaning to me because it signifies the strong bond that lies between relatives. To me, this quote says that even when family is far away, family is always in the hearts and minds of relatives. The person in my family who is always on my mind and in my heart is my father. We had shared a special bond, and for me, that bond still holds today. That bond is stronger than anything else in my life, and it always will be even though my dad passed away just over a year ago....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Nuclear family]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX Shooting an Elephant Shooting an Elephant is an essay written by George Orwell about a troubling incident that took place while the author was serving as a sub divisional police officer. Published in 1936, the events of the essay take place in Burma during the British era of imperialism. Orwell illustrates the tense social climate in Burma through accounts of derision from the “sneering yellow faces” of the Burmese people.(Orwell) Many important themes are present in Shooting an Elephant, like imperialism, moral conflict, and pressure from expectations....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, Causality]

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Empowerment in the Leadership Environment in Your Organization

- Empowerment in the Leadership Environment in Your Organization The purpose of this paper is to identify how empowering in our organization is to the nurses on a scale of 1 to 4 (1: Not at All, 2: Slightly, 3: Moderately, 4: Very). After completing the Leadership Environment Assessment Survey, found in chapter nine of The New Leadership Challenge: Creating the Future of Nursing, I will identify “No” responses that I think could be changed to “Yes” and explains why. Lastly, I will explain how I can empower myself to change those identified “No” responses to “Yes”....   [tags: Business Management ]

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The Effects Of Sexting And Its Burdensome Effects

- Although the term “sexting,” to send or receive a sexually explicit text or image via cell phone (Merriam-Webster), is relatively new, the act of sending such content has occurred for numerous years. However, in today’s world, especially in Western culture, society is pushing for more exposure of the body, body confidence, and socialization. The factors of sexting and its burdensome effects have greatly touched the lives of young teens, adults, and families by exposing a loved one. Its outburst effect has led to the assessment of sexting’s negative outcomes and the reasoning behind why they are being sent in the first place....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Rape]

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The Nursing Plan Of Care For A Client

- 8. The nurse is creating a four-column plan of care for a client. For which areas should the nurse prepare to document when creating this care plan. a. Goals i. This is part of column two b. Interventions i. This is part of column three c. Nursing Diagnosis i. This is part of column one d. Evaluation i. This is part of column five e. Medications i. This is not a part of the column plan of care for a client Based on http://www.austincc.edu/adnlev1/rnsg1161online/clinical_homework_samples/Nursing_care_plan_sample.htm column one: nursing diagnosis; column two: the expected outcome and goal of what you would like to see from the patient after a specific time frame; column three: interventions;...   [tags: Nursing, Nursing care plan, Health care, Nurse]

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Human Nature 's Anthropocentric View Of The Environment

- The Issue with Human Nature’s Anthropocentric View of the Environment In environmental science, there are a set of terms that represent different ways one views his/her relationship with the environment. These terms, called value systems, describe a spectrum ranging from ecocentric, or highly valuing the environment, to technocentric, or valuing technological innovation over the natural environment. In the middle of the spectrum, is another perspective known as anthropocentrism, which describes one’s valuing of humans over the environment....   [tags: Human, Natural environment, Nature]

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The Perception Of The Color Blindness Approach

- The idea that people from majority groups think that they are not prejudiced is a concept known as colorblind ideology. This means that people who claim they are color-blind do not see “color” or race in any way. Many people in hiring positions or college admission claim to take on a color-blindness approach (Richeson and Nussbaum 2003). However, social psychologists would say that implementing the idea of colorblindness is not an effective approach. In order to help in eliminating prejudices actions and thoughts, people need to be aware about their thoughts and actions, even the ones in the subconscious....   [tags: Discrimination, Racism, Thought, Interview]

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The Death Of The Age Of Eighty

- At the age of seventy, the philosopher Socrates was confronted with accusations, then charged and put on trial before an Athenian jury containing 500 people, and was later sentenced to an unpleasant death after a convicted verdict. During the trial, Socrates had two different sets of accusers: the early accusers, and the immediate accusers. Through various years, the earlier accusers, which were the people of Athens, charged Socrates with deception and bias views. The immediate accusers, which were Meletus, Anytus, and Lycon, charged him with the reason of corrupting the youth and not believing in the gods that the city believed in....   [tags: Jury, Verdict, Socrates, Not proven]

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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal

- President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal: The Glass-Stegall Banking Reform Act, The Federal Emergency Relief Act and Social Security Economic policy, like the laws that define its parameters, seems to ebb and flow with the indifference of a coastal tide. In a increasingly idealistic and ever-faster changing world, by what measure are the most monumental acts of public law found to stand the test of time, and take their place amongst the immortal chapters of human history on the order of women’s suffrage and the advent of democracy....   [tags: Social Security, Federal Emergency Relief Act ]

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Bilayer Tablet Technology in Medical Treatment

- An acute or chronic illness for decades is being clinically treated through delivery of drugs in patients in the form of some pharmaceutical dosage forms like tablets, capsules, liquids, creams, pills, aerosols, injectable and suppositories. An ideal drug delivery system is such that it provides the required drug amount with in a short duration and also should maintain the steady level of drug concentration throughout the dosing period [1]. However any conventional dosage form behaves as per its type either immediate release or sustained release....   [tags: Pharmaceuticals, Patients]

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Social Services For At Risk Clients

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My Accomplishments Of Freshman Year 2013-2014

- I, Darren Garner, am writing to expiate how recent circumstances in my life have impacted my matriculation at Dalton State College. Many trials and tribulations have planted themselves in my path to success throughout my post education career. Though the adversity may have stressed and crippled my drive to be successful I still managed to show a spirit of excellence in my matriculation. Many opportunities for me to halt my education have presented themselves boldly but me having the mindset of modesty and tranquility have kept me afloat and focus on my priorities....   [tags: High school, Family, Greatest hits, Homework]

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Effective Communication : An Organization Context

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The Social Problem Of Child Abuse

- My social work practice in the Philippines in child protection primarily uses conventional social work theories. Now that I am exposed to the Canadian perspective that emphasizes on progressive approaches, it occurs to me that the social problem my agency intended to pursue only solved it in its periphery and not the social structures that created and maintained them. Not surprisingly, the same problem twenty years ago was the same struggle being solved now. By maintaining a conservative framework, Bantay Bata 163 failed to see that the cause of the enduring social problem of child abuse is caused by the patriarchal system....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Child abuse, Family]

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The Media, Disasters, and Aid

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Colorectal Cancer in African Americans

- According to the American Cancer Society, the third leading cause of cancer related deaths for African American men and women is colorectal cancer (CRC). African Americans have a higher CRC mortality rate than White men and women due to lack of preventative testing, increased cancer fatalism attitudes, decreased knowledge of the cancer, and late onset diagnosing. To research how to resolve this issue the “Fayetteville Area Inter-Faith Commitment to Colorectal Health and Cancer Reduction in African Americans,” or “The F.A.I.T.H Project” was created to execute a culturally targeted faith/community-based educational intervention about CRC within the African American community....   [tags: knowledge, diagnosing, education, intervention]

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Description Of A Eyewitness Memory

- Eyewitness Memory Contemporary societies in the United States are comprised of multicultural groups. Each person in these groups possesses different cognitive abilities that are possibly accompanied with distinct mental barriers that inhibit regions of the brain. The difficulties of remembering specific and accurate details of events transpired is a pervasive occurrence for those that have been present while a crime is committed. This is problematic as a person’s memory of a crime committed is crucial to law enforcement officers’ ability to apprehend the correct person responsible for having committed a crime....   [tags: Psychology, Cognition, Memory]

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Foreign Direct Investment

- Foreign direct investment(FDI) is a financing made by an organization or substance situated in one nation, into an organization or element situated in an alternate nation. Remote immediate ventures contrast significantly from aberrant speculations, for example, portfolio streams, where in abroad organizations put resources into values recorded on a country's stock trade. Substances making immediate ventures normally have a critical level of impact and control over the organization into which the speculation is made....   [tags: host countires, finance, organizations]

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Media and Disaster Aid

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Controversy in Medicating Children

- Medicating children has always been a controversial issue. As you are probably already imagining, there are numerous concerns about this issue. Some people fear that medicating children and adolescents can throw a wrench into healthy development since many medications effect the workings of developing brains. Others are worried because child and adolescent bodies react to medications differently than adult bodies do; they might experience side effects more strongly or new side effects may even arise....   [tags: Healthy Development, Medication Effects]

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Are High School Exit Exams a By-Product of Institutionalized Discrimination? A Review of the Literature

- Are High School Exit Exams a By-Product of Institutionalized Discrimination. A Review of the Literature Abstract Psychologists use different methods of research and resulting data to formulate criterion for educational testing. While standardized tests attempt to measure the cognitive ability of students, it is perceived that these tests are cultural biased and do not adequately show the learning style of minority students. In the past few years high school exit exams are increasingly being used as a condition for graduation....   [tags: Educational Psychology]

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My Professional Marketing Plan For My Success After Graduation From Bryant & Stratton College

- My professional marketing plan for my continued success after graduation from Bryant & Stratton College consist of several components that will affect the future of my personal endeavors, continued education and ultimately my career path in general. These components include: • Gaining my CMRS certification • Finding employment after graduation • Choosing continued education programs to advance my skill set • Considering tools to market myself like professional networking organizations • Pursuing personal goals for myself and community In order to start building this plan, I had to assess the most immediate and accessible goals in my life and research the resources available to me that could...   [tags: Goal, Term, Academic degree, Economics]

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The View Of Death And Its Effects On Our Perception Of Happiness And Consequences

- Inward Approach In Letter to Menoeceus, Epicurus writes to Menoeceus on the philosophy by which he follows with regards to creating pleasure while avoiding pain. That is, Epicurus argues that the ultimate meaning of life hinges on our perception of happiness and consequences, which are directly affected by our choices. For example, Epicurus describes this perception of the ultimate meaning through death. He states that death is, by logic, harmless to no one since when one is dead, he/she ceases to exist....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Morality, Death]

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare and The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

- Between both William Shakespeare’s 1610 play, “The Tempest” and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s 1892 short novel “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the portrayal of love is a present theme in both genre’s that through the distinctive forms, is expressed in differing ways. Between the relationship of Miranda and Ferdinand in “The Tempest” and the narrator and husband John in “The Yellow Wallpaper,” love is presented uniquely and exposes the creative development of literature within differing genres throughout history....   [tags: antithesis, literary form]

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The Treatment and Diagnosing of the Battlefield Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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William Lloyd Garrison's Views on Abolition, Gradual Enmancipation, Colonization and Violence

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What Does It Mean For Your Career And Or Academic Decisions?

- 1. Now that you have entered college, what are the immediate short-term goals you expect to achieve this semester and the following two semesters. Address the goals that are relevant to you in the academic, personal, and career realm. What does it mean to you to achieve these goals. Why do want to major in __________. What opportunities will your completing this academic degree will be available to you. Who can help you make your career and or academic decisions. My immediate short-term goal for this semester and the following semesters for my academic career is to maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in every subject which currently includes College Composition, Trigonometry, Contemporary World Reli...   [tags: Goal, Time, Academic degree, Psychology]

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A Brief Survey of the Phenomenology of Husserl and Heidegger

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Abolitionists: Their Ideology, and Their Relation with Lincoln and Politics

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Analysis of The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

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The Short-Term and Long-Term Causes of the Protestant Reformation

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Arizona vs Gant: The Fourth Ammendment and Search Warrants

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Reasons For Attending Funeral Ceremonies At The Funeral Ceremony

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The Sociology Analysis of Food and Food Ways

- Sociology is the study of society and people. Food and food ways are often elements associated with particular societies and therefore, studying such a topic can offer valuable insight into the ways of that society and the people who live in it. Although eating is a vital part of survival, with whom, how and where we eat are not. Studying such ways can illustrate and represent the identity of a person or group. The nature of people and their beliefs can be indicated when analysing their food habits....   [tags: Sociology, Commensality]

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The Treatment and Diagnosing of Traumatic Brain Injury

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An Analysis of the Hurricane Catrina Relief Effort

- In a state of national emergency, the United States government is expected to be efficient and organized. When Hurricane Katrina struck on August 25th, 2005, the United States government was not readily prepared for such an immense disaster. The mismanagement of relief efforts by the U.S. government led to a lack of adequate assistance to U.S. victims along with a prolonged restoration period for those in need. Had the government accepted more foreign aid and further prepared for the storm, hurricane Katrina may not have proved such a disaster in our nation’s history....   [tags: foreign aid, hurricane, new orleans, storm]

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The Role Of Sibling Relationships On Human Development

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Analysis Of Mcgoldrick And Gerson ( 1985 )

- McGoldrick and Gerson (1985) explained a genogram as part of a comprehensive process of evaluating one’s family history. During the creation of my genogram, I began to realize and discover things I had never noted before. Prior to this, I thought my family was just an Italian-American family that displayed regular characteristics of an upper middle-class family. It became very obvious to me as to why conflicts and areas of trouble have developed. Another concern that became prevalent was the strong traits and personalities each member encompasses in my family....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Nuclear family]

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Application Of Formal And Informal Communication Permits Management

- in any office is to accept and react to all opinions from all employees. So by keeping all em-ployees in the loop makes an overall happy workplace. Accessing that employees can be differ-ent is a key issue when trying to come with solutions to employees and management concerns. The best way for management to communicate any changes within an office is to clearly tell workers what is going to happen throughout the office. Using a mixture of formal and informal communication permits management to make sure that all workers collect any vital information about in changes that will occur in an office....   [tags: Employment, Management, Term]

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Becoming a Better Learner through Time Management

- Going to college can prove to be stressful on even the most dedicated of students. Whether attending college right from high school, or returning after a break from school all together. The college environment presents a unique atmosphere, and a varying degree of challenges not generally faced in any other form of schooling. There is no skill more vital to a successful college experience than time management. This essay will discuss some of the challenges faced when trying to adapt to the college environment, as well as discuss the importance of time management, and how you can use this skill to become a better learner....   [tags: college experience, students, setting goals]

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