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Strategic Analysis Of Sonic Corp

- Executive Summary Sonic is the largest drive-in chain in the United States. Under the slogan "America's Drive-In," a Sonic features fast service by roller-skating carhops and unique menu items that cannot be found at McDonald‘s, Burger King, or Wendy‘s. Sonic restaurants operate in 27 states so it is smaller than leading fast food chains however it is still a significant competitor. Founded by Troy Smith and Charlie Pappe in 1953, Sonic went from a single root beer stand to a popular franchise....   [tags: Business Analysis Sonic Management]

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Analysis of Sonic Corporation

- Analysis of Sonic Corporation In 1953 Sonic Corporation was founded by Tony Smith in Shawnee, Oklahoma under a different name of the Top Hat. Tony Smith started the company as a drive-in restaurant featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, and french-fried onion rings. In the mid-50s Smith was asked by Charles Pappe for assistance in establishing a similar restaurant in a rural town also located in Oklahoma. This was the beginning of a partnership between the two men . CURRENT INFORMATION In 1991 Sonic Corporation was the fifth largest chain in the fast-food industry, servicing in the hamburger segment, behind McDonald's, Burger King, Hardee's, and Wendy's....   [tags: Sonic Corporation Fast Food Essays Business]

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Mcdonalds, Sonic And Chic Fil

- Organizations cannot function successfully with having a solid Mission, Vision and Values. Although this can be said in any type of organization, it is especially true for fast food restaurants that come in different types and styles and along with that, each has their own Mission, Vision and Values that they follow. Three fast food restaurants that are leaders in their industry are McDonalds, Sonic and Chic-Fil-a. All of these restaurant’s Mission, Vision and Values most represent that restaurant and how they do business in their market....   [tags: McDonald's, Fast food restaurant, Drive-through]

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Sonic And The Freedom Fighters

- Sonic and the freedom fighters were heading out east to some of the villages there. Sally had gotten a distress call from Ken khan, who she hadn’t seen in a long time and was glad to hear from. The gang arrived to the village full of moneys. “you looking for ken?” asked a money at the entrance. “yes…” said sally. “come with me.” While walking there, sally had a talk with sonic and tails. “I want you guys to be on your behavior, it’s been a long time since I’ve seen ken and I don’t want anyone to get in trouble.” Said sally....   [tags: English-language films, 2007 singles, 2003 singles]

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Sonic’s Target Markets

- 3. What are Sonic’s Target Markets. Explain. Determining the target market for the product is integral to the success of the marketing efforts. The question must be asked, “Which are Sonic’s target markets?” The Sonic 1000 PDA is being marketed to the 25-40 years age range. These are working professionals who use these products every day. The Sonic 1000 is designed to make the lives of the users easier. These professionals have busy, fast paced lives. Any device that can help in making the day go easier is a welcome addition....   [tags: Marketing]

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Sonic Producer Review - The New Sound of Music

- Sonic producer has hit the web with a bang – it’s freaking everywhere. What is it about this software that it has become one of the most popular beat producing software online. This sonic producer review would discuss the features of the software and its success. Features – If Not the Best, Then Better Than the Rest You don’t have to be a trained musician to produce music. The sonic producer is user friendly. You can make thousands of beats with this software without any professional experience....   [tags: Music]

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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

- ... The ZR and ZL buttons are predominantly used to serve a few simple, though important, functions. Key examples of this are tapping them to earn a boost from the starting line in events like speed skating, getting a running start to enter a bobsled, or to shift your weight while snowboarding. We particularly enjoyed using the GamePad’s motion controls. The size of the GamePad works well with events like snowboarding, bobsledding, curling, etc. as they are all basically steering games and the GamePad provides a great sense of control....   [tags: video game analysis]

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Sonic Targeting the Hispanic Community

- Introduction For many companies, marketing to the Hispanic community has proven to be very challenging. Sonic drive-in is one of these companies that are currently exploring the ways to target this group. Problem Because there are so many different cultures within the Hispanic community, researchers have found it very difficult to target this group as a whole. Many companies don’t believe Latino’s to be a viable target and they don’t want to spend the time or money trying to research this community....   [tags: Target market Advertising]

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Sonic Case Study

- Executive Summary Beginning with one restaurant, Sonic has become the largest drive-in chain in the United States. While they are smaller than their competitors, they are still leading in sales growth, customer loyalty and customer satisfaction. Sonic restaurants saturate the southern U.S. This gives them the opportunity to expand to other area. However, Sonic is reluctant due to the colder climates and their basis as a drive-in restaurant. Sonic should look at adding or combining capabilities to it’s restaurants to increase competitiveness and make it easier for them to expand into other areas without limiting themselves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sonic Drive-In Restaurant

- The fast-food industry is changing everyday. There are new products being introduced in the market and new slogans being created. The companies in the fast-food industry will do their best to make the greater burger, and to make bigger and better fries. Founded in 1953, Sonic has become the largest drive-in chain in the nation. Sonic was founded by Troy Smith, Jr. in Shawnee, Oklahoma. His dream was to own his own business. Sonic Drive-In keeps the 1950s alive through its chain of drive-in restaurants, each complete with speaker-based ordering systems and carhop servers - some on roller skates....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Carol of the Sonic

- Christmas Eve had come to the suburbs on Earth, and along with it came two travelers from the far reaches of time and space. They were a husband and wife of sorts, but not even the holiday could prevent them from bickering with one another. Standing on the sidewalk, they had themselves a bit of a row. "You were the one who told me to meet you," the Doctor protested over towards his curly haired counterpart. "And you were the one who suggested we go to 21st century Earth in these suburbs," River retaliated, looking around at the rows of houses decorated with strings of lights around her....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Super Sonic Business Jet Assumptions

- One could make the argument that the quest for supersonic transport began on October 14, 1947, when Chuck Yeager reached Mach 1.06 in the Bell X-1 (Rediess, 2012). Since the 1950s, dreamers have envisioned technological advancements, including supersonic transport, most of which failed to materialize (Cochrane, 2012). Today, developers must ask the question, ‘Is a world, where the only commercial supersonic aircraft is retired (Candel, 2004), ready for a supersonic business jet?’ At least one company believes it is....   [tags: business jet, aerion, supersonic flight]

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Common Old French Name Of Germanic Origin With A Problematic Pronunciation For Uninitiated English

- Guillet. A less than common Old French name of Germanic origin with a problematic pronunciation for uninitiated English. It is a contraction of Guillaume (Wilhelm (German)= William (English), meaning 'will lead ') having many variants. Couple this with the non-standard spellings of the 19th century and the rapid infusion into the Eastern Townships from 1790 of Anglophones, the spelling and pronunciation of Guillet in this region of Quebec was surely to be complicated. Even without the complications of Anglicization, the spelling of Guillet runs through at least 24 variants such as Guillette, Guillot, Gayet, Guyette, Guiet, etc....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Sonic the Hedgehog 3]

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Identifying Market Segments for Smart Phones

- Part8: Identifying Market Segments Bases of Marketing Segments Sonic should advocate using the needs-based market segmentation strategy. This strategy would be limited to the US according to the specifications mentioned in the marketing plan. Using this strategy, for each of the needs based segments, Sonic should determine which demographic, lifestyle and usage behaviors make these segments distinct, identifiable and profitable. As a startup firm, Sonic would immensely benefit by selecting “Age” and “Generation” as its key variables to market Sonic 1000 PDA to the “professional” segment in the consumer market....   [tags: Marketing]

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Supersonic Dream: Problems of Supersonic Transport and the Concord

- What is the different between supersonic flight and subsonic flight. The term “supersonic” and “subsonic” are used to describe the travel speed in Mach unit in which “supersonic” is used for the speed between Mach 1 and 5 while “subsonic” is for the speed below Mach 1(Smith, 2009, para.2)When a plane is flying at supersonic speed, it is flying faster than sound. The major difference in a supersonic aircraft is the design principal. The most important thing to consider when building a supersonic aircraft is airflow: “Managing that airflow is especially troublesome as a plane approaches the speed of sound… The faster the plane travels, the more difficult it is to push the craft through the air...   [tags: speed, environmental impact, cost]

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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games

- The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will soon commence in Rio de Janeiro, but Mario and Sonic are looking to begin the festivities early this year. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is now available for the Nintendo 3DS, and it’s your opportunity to take home an Olympic Gold medal. While Wii U owners will have to wait for that version to finish it’s Olympic training as it won’t see release for a few more months, those with a 3DS can now participate in 3DS exclusive events and begin their quest to become an Olympic champion....   [tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games]

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The Concept Of Amusement Industry

- It 's mind boggling to think how the feature amusement industry created throughout the span of the 1990s and that can be said for some parts of the business. Shoppers went from troublesome light black and dark amusement cartridges on 8 and 16 bit supports that could simply do the absolute minimum, to the simplicity of Cds and capable reassures with the capacity to play music Cds and Dvds too. Shoppers were purchasing reassures once more, which they weren 't doing amid the feature amusement accident amid the 80s, so different items, other than supports, for example, equipment additional items, were considered and delivered to exploit a flourishing, however barely settled business....   [tags: Video game console, Mega Drive, Sega]

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Man’s Inner Fish

- Common descent has been proven to be the most parsimonious way to explain the connections that have and are still being found between seemingly unrelated organisms. In this essay, I will demonstrate that I have digested the entirety of Shubin’s book by convincing you that there is lineage that connects all vertebrates. To make this case, I will describe several connections seen within the fossils and genes of different animals. Many of these connections involve a common blueprint, modifications of which are seen across vertebrate species....   [tags: organism, vertebrate, species]

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Change of Video Game Consoles Throughout the Years

- On January 27, 1972, Ralph Baer introduced something magnificent to the world. This something became well known as the Magnavox Odyssey. The Magnavox Odyssey was the very first video game console that was ever created; games like Roulette, Simon Says, Table Tennis, etc. were able to be purchased for the console. The system was a complete success, being as nobody had ever seen such a thing like it before. Baer’s invention of the Magnavox Odyssey was only the beginning of the advancements made to technology....   [tags: Video Games]

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Low-speed Circulating Wind Tunnels

- ... An axial fan generates air flow through the wind tunnel. As the air flows through the wind tunnel, the air flows through a honeycomb structure, a screen, a contraction section, a diffuser and the test section. However, due to added circulating ducts, the size of the wind tunnel increases. Though if space is limited, then the test section can be smaller than that of an open-type wind tunnel. However, with the use of a square duct as a test section does experience some problems due to boundary layer growth at the wall of the test section....   [tags: fluid, hot wire sensors, amenometry]

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Physics and the Speed of Sound

- The Speed of "Sound": is actually the speed of transmission of a small disturbance through a medium. The speed of sound (a) is equal to the square root of the ratio of specific heats (g) times the gas constant (R) times the absolute temperature (T). a = sqrt [g * R * T] Sonic Boom Sound generated by airflow has been around and reasearched for a long time. The increased use of fluid machines and engines has led to an increasing level of noise generation, and hence to an increasing interest in this area of research....   [tags: physics sound]

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Fitness And Wellness : Monitoring What Food I Was Consumed And How I Exercised Over The Course Of Two

- The project that I chose to do for Fitness and Wellness was monitoring what food I was consumed and how I exercised over the course of two weeks. The reason why I chose to do this specific project was because I was already currently doing it and I wanted to be able to go more in-depth in my meal planning. By doing so, I found out what was the cause of some of my bad eating habits and what I can do to correct them. Eventually, I want this project to help me figure out a better meal plan system so I can make dieting and exercise more effective in the future....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Health, Stretching]

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Dynamic Compression and The Loudness Wars

- Amidst the continually increasing levels of commercially distributed music, there is widespread concern that the sonic quality of today’s popular music is deteriorating. More than ever before, dynamic compression is utilized in mixing and mastering to make a song as loud as possible. The belief that “louder is better” has lead to these mixing and mastering practices that have since been coined as “The Loudness Wars”. The great irony in this matter is that in an age where technology thrives and our advancements in applied sciences have come so far, one should expect the quality of recorded music to be outstanding....   [tags: Dynamic Compression of Music]

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Ears Have Walls by Steven Connor

- ... And the character of music in the present time is that it all overlaps. ...We are saturated by sound now. We walk around and we move through constantly changing soundscapes, different types of music, different genres of music overlap all the time.... So the gallery is the total, immersed experience and hopefully that transforms the gallery from what we think of as being a rather sterile space for showing art to something which is much more alive and human.' A desire for non-separation of sound artworks can make for an overwhelming but strangely relieving or refreshing gallery experience....   [tags: sound art, optimum acoustics]

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The Development of the Torpedo during World War I

- The Development of the Torpedo during World War I The year is 1942, and German U-boats are wreaking havoc on allied shipping to Britain; the vital lifeline which allows the island nation to survive. Unchallenged, they sink hundreds of the merchant vessels which carry the desperately needed food, arms, and other equipment that is necessary for Britain's survival. They are silent and deadly; undetected until it is too late. With a loud deafening blast, a torpedo impacts the center of a ship, breaking its back....   [tags: Torpedoes Torpedo Research Papers]

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Creative Play: A Royal Life

- Creative Play: A Royal Life LAUREN: Good after noon, I am lady Lauren and this is Lady Jadie. JADIE: 'Ello LAUREN: We are ladies of the royal court of beef-a-lot, and we do anything we like with our time. Being pampered royalty is so much fun. And we have our father king Edward to take care of the political matters, so we can spend our lives in bliss. JADIE: I personally enjoy painting, horseback riding and learning, especially languages. This whole "rebirth" movement is very intriguing....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fly High Scholarship : Traveling Is More Than An Experience Of Different Cultures

- Fly High Scholarship Traveling is more than an experience of different cultures, it’s a gateway into expanding ones use of creativity. My educational journey has been venturous in terms of my disciplines I’ve chosen to study. Currently I am a third-year undergraduate student in the Electroacoustic Studies program at Concordia University, Montreal. Entering this program was either regarded as fate or luck, terms that are subjective to each individual. The reason behind this statement is because prior to beginning my path in the electroacoustic field, I spent four years studying Anthropology....   [tags: Belfast, Northern Ireland, The Troubles, Ireland]

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Contributions of Cell Signalling Pathways In The Context of Early Eye Development

- The developmental stages of an organism are vital, as the outcome will influence the organism from the moment it’s born to the moment it dies. Stem cells are the first cells that make up an organism; they are pluripotent giving them the ability to differentiate into any type of cell. Paratore and Sommer suggest that during organogenesis, the ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm develop into internal organs, and early in this stage the notochord is developed inducing the formation of the neural plate and the neural tube, both important during early eye development....   [tags: retina, optic vesicle, hedgehog]

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Imperfection and Love in Blake’s ‘The Sick Rose’ and H.D.’s ‘Sea Rose’

- William Blake’s poem ‘The Sick Rose’ and H.D.’s poem ‘Sea Rose’ both deal with the imagery of a flawed rose, yet their imperfections arise from different origins. They share the same subject of the rose, make use of sonic elements of poetry and employ clear, descriptive language, however these components create a different tone and atmosphere in each poem. Blake’s poem addresses the rose and its relationship to the worm, establishing that the rose’s faults arise from this relationship. In contrast to this, H.D.’s poem examines the sea rose’s weakness with respect to the ordinary rose, yet these shortcomings of the rose are a product of nature rather then the rose’s own....   [tags: literary and poetic analysis]

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Analysis Of Terrence Malick 's Film ' The Thin Red Line '

- Terrence Malick’s 1998 film The Thin Red Line utilizes several stylistic devices. This Sergeant Keck’s death by grenade sequence, starting at 57:32 and ending at 58:32. The highly subjective action in this scene is illustrated through the strategic use of shot scale, sonic point of view, and both diegetic and non-diegetic sound design. By using these stylistic devices in tandem, Malick successfully guides the audience on an emotional journey of soldiers in combat. Terrence Malick’s cinematic decisions regarding shot type in The Thin Red Line effectively draw the audiences’ attention to multiple subjective character responses to the action onscreen....   [tags: Film techniques, Film editing, Emotion]

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Closed Loop Electro Osmotic Micro Channel Cooling System For Vlsi Circuits

- Closed-Loop Electro osmotic Micro channel Cooling System for VLSI Circuits Abhishek Raj Urs K N, Jimil M Shah, Tanmay P Srivastava Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department University of Texas at Arlington Abstract Moore 's law states that the number of transistors on a chip doubles every two years. This requirement has made the chips smaller and more compact. Huge number of devices are incorporated on a single chip to increase the efficiency. This continuously increases the heat flux produced in the chip....   [tags: Heat transfer, Heat]

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A Baby 's Delicate Skin Should Never Be Marked By Influences

- A baby’s delicate skin should never be marked by influences, past and/or present. Having to see future infants being marked for life of the things that he/or she cannot is overwhelming. The only protection an infant would have is to be isolated from society, which is totally against everything that the infant has a right for. On the other hand, what right does marketing have to abuse an infant. Marketing is inevitable, even when life begins as an infant; infants are already marked, and brain-washed throughout their innocence, and ignorance....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Cancer, Weight loss]

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The Use of Ultrasonic Testing in Condition Monitoring

- The use of ultrasonic testing in condition monitoring is a relatively new method in the field of condition monitoring. It monitors the high frequencies sound that is generated by plant machines and systems. Ultrasonic sound is not audible by the human ear, and occurs at a frequency above 20 kHz. The different ultrasonic equipment records ultrasonic sound between 20 kHz and 100 kHz. There exist two types of ultrasonic monitoring, airborne and structural. Both methods receive ultrasonic sound, airborne through the air and structural through solid surfaces....   [tags: airborne, gas leak, detection]

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Lost in Translation: Alienation and Disconnection

- Lost in Translation (2003), a film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, tells the story of two privileged Americans in Tokyo: Charlotte, a young photographer’s wife and creative soul, overcome by ennui, searching for inspiration; and Bob, a once-relevant actor past his prime, working as a high-paid whiskey spokesman and struggling through a mid-life crisis. Besieged by jetlag, Bob and Charlotte are out of their element, forced from the unchallenging pattern of their daily lives, leaving them vulnerable and ripe for change....   [tags: Sofia Coppola]

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The Similarities Between Humans and Fish

- Human and fish are not closely related on the outside. Most people would not see how we can share same features with fishes, but scientists do know that these two species share homologous features. These features imply that human and fish are related in the lineage of chordate because human shared homologous features with fish. Homologous features shared by human and fish lighten up the evolutionary pathway from the earliest vertebrate by sharing similar structures of the hands and fins. The development of teeth that diversified into features that showed up from the skin, and down to the instruction that made us who we are....   [tags: vertebrate, fish, homologous features]

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A Guide to Buying Professional Sound Equipment

- If you are in the recording business, you must have good professional equipment. But, the main challenge, especially, for a home recording engineer is the stringent budget. Here is a guide on how to buy good professional sound equipment. So as to professionally conduct concerts, gigs or church services, it is also vital to have professional lighting equipment. It plays a major role in the successes of the business. Generally, a business which sells audio equipment would also have expertise in the lighting equipment....   [tags: How-To Paper]

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Eye Regression in Cave Animals

- Based on experimental evidence from the Astyanax mexicanus investigation, it can be argued that eye regeneration in the dark cave environment is due to adaptive evolution. Experiments that have been carried out on Astyanax cavefish do not seem to favor the neutral mutation theory. The results from these experiments have shown that several eye genes are pleiotropic and regulatory since they have many functions in development in addition to their eye forming roles. This means that the genes do not experience the neutral decay process....   [tags: experimental evidence, Astyanax mexicanus ]

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The Manufacturing Industry in India

- India’s manufacturing sector is an important cog in the wheel of economic progress and development; the segment’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product is 16% ( India Brand Equity Foundation, September 2013). Post economic liberalisation era, India has realised the important role of manufacturing industry in the overall industrial development. In this context even the government has been very proactive. The recent initiative counts back to the announcement of the manufacturing policy in 2010, followed by the systematic manufacturing plan for the country with the intensive industry involvement design....   [tags: manufacturing sector, india, mediatek]

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Fish and Humans: Homologus Structure

- Humans and fish are not closely related on the outside appearance. Most people would not see how we can share the same features with fish, but scientists do know that these two species share homologous features. Homologous is being in similar structures, and having similar genes indicate species are from a common ancestor, but does not have indicated that these features will work exactly the same. Humans and fish are related in the lineage of chordate because human shared homologous features to fish....   [tags: appearance, bones, fins]

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Representations of Immigration Through Music

- ... Art, and music videos in particular, have the ability to affect the view in different ways. It allows the view or listener to understand immigration in a different context. Many things we feel we do not understand. This is what affect does to us. It is a feeling that is not a feeling. Unlike emotion, we do not know what we are feeling. Affect can be synonymous with emotion but they are not the same. Many tie affect to emotion, instead affect is what we do not feel. It is indescribable until it has passed....   [tags: Mexican migration, narrative]

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My Parents Were A Match

- My parents were a match made in heaven, sharing many qualities right down to their rhyming names, Andy and Brandy. Unfortunately, they seemed to share the same background as well. Both of my parents came from divorced families; their dads left their mothers when they were very young. By the time my dad had graduated high school his mother had already divorced his step-father. Mother and her family had moved between relative’s houses as many as five times before settling in Colby, were she would become my dad’s high school sweetheart....   [tags: Family, Father, College, Colby]

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Symphony No. 6 by Beethoven

- Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770. His works are traditionally divided into three periods. In his early period, he focused on imitating classical style, although his personal characteristics of darker pieces, motivic development, and larger forms are already evident or foreshadowed. In his middle period, he is beginning to go deaf, and has realized that he cannot reverse the trend. His works express struggle and triumph. He stretches forms, with development sections becoming the bulk of his works....   [tags: Musical Analysis ]

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The Force of a Nuclear Weapon

- The Force of a Nuclear Weapon The initial primary destructive force of a nuclear weapon takes place in a milliseconds. In under a second an area with a radius of twenty or more miles can be completed devastated. People and plants alike are erased completely when they are close enough to the epicenter. Entire city blocks instantaneously turned to plasma and what it is not turned to plasma is obliterated and irradiated. A nuclear weapon crashes down on a location bringing Earth's greatest destructive forces with it....   [tags: Papers]

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Documentation and Fabrication in Phonography

- Documentation and Fabrication in Phonography ABSTRACT: In most general terms, my paper is about the mixture of agendas in the recording industry, where documentation, with its apparently educational implications, becomes difficult to distinguish from a range of distinct, even opposed, goals—which I group under the heading "fabrication." After a few historical remarks, I develop the concept of what I call works of phonography (WPs)—that is, sound-constructs created by the use of recording machinery....   [tags: Music Essays]

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Evolutionary Development Biology

- Evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) has been instituted in the early 1980s as a distinctive field of study to characterize the new synthesis of evolution hypothesis (Müller, 2007). Evo-devo has been regarded as a new rule in evolutionary biology and complement to the neo- Darwinian theories. It has formed from the molecular developmental biology and evolutionary molecular genetics that their integration helps to greatly understand both of them into the recent evo-devo. Evo-devo as discipline has been explored the role of the process of individual development and the evolutionary phenotype changes that is mean the developmental procedure by which single-celled zygotes grow to be mul...   [tags: Biology, Embryology]

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Batman: Arkham Origins

- The video game “Batman: Arkham Origins” is a very bold and enticing tale into the Batman mythology. The game tells an epic tale in a lively vivid Gotham City and puts you in the cape and cowl of Batman himself using everything he possess at his disposal; both in his skills as a detective and his legendary arsenal of gadgets. It is Christmas Eve and Batman has a fifty million dollar bounty on his head set by the criminal Black Mask. Set in the second year of Bruce Wayne’s crime fighting career....   [tags: praised video games]

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Genre History: Blues

- ... Towards the end of the 19th century, music brought over to the states by African slaves began to develop. Work songs, chants and shouts were the beginnings of the earliest form of blues: Delta blues. Delta blues was so called after the Mississippi Delta, where the towns and plantations that the original blues men and women worked were located. “The guitar and the harmonica were the primary tool of the Delta bluesman, mostly due to the ease of carrying them around, and many of the musicians of the Early Blues era (1910-1950) were sharecroppers, or worked on one of the many plantations that were located across the Mississippi Delta.” (Gordon, 2014) As well as guitar and harmonica, homemade...   [tags: african slaves, work songs, chants]

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Similar themes in Both Alfred Lord Tennyson’s The Kraken and Lewis Carrolls Jabberwocky

- Both Alfred Lord Tennyson’s The Kraken and Lewis Carrolls Jabberwocky are poems concerning fictional monsters. Both poems share obvious similarities in both theme and irregular use of language. However the format and how each poet presents their monster contrasts significantly. The most obvious similarity between both poems is their theme. Jabberwocky by Carroll is an example of Nonsense poetry and first appears in ‘Through the Looking Glass’ by the same author. It concerns a young man’s attempt to slay a monster called the Jabberwocky....   [tags: Monsters, Language]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Fish '

- Why Analysis "The Fish". Bishop says that her poem is the truth, but she admits that she changed one detail. “…the poem says he had five hooks hanging from his mouth, but actually he only had three…” (Doty n.pag.). "The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop is essentially more concerned with exactly how it happened and not an emphasis on precision. Bishop may have spoken only the truth, nonetheless there is still deeper meaning behind her words. However, Carol Frost in "A Poet 's Inner Eye" he found out that “"The Fish" was a conflation of several fishing trips and that the noble and "homely" fish of the poem” (Frost n.pag.)....   [tags: Poetry, Nature, Hooks, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry]

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The Phases of the Cell Cycle

- ... Through this stage, cells will prepare for the process of DNA replication. In order for DNA to replicate it has to go through G1 phase to see if it will be able to move forward to the S stage. About halfway through the G1 stage if the cell is not completely prepared to support DNA replication, there is a stage called G0 which the cell will enter so it can continue to grow larger and be entered back into the G1 phase to finish the process and move to the S stage of the interphase. SparkNotes As the cell enters the S stage it will continue to grow and develop....   [tags: mitosis, interphase, chromasomes]

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My Little Pony: Lauren Faust

- My Little Pony: Friendship is a cartoon produced by Lauren Faust, and is the newest generation of the franchise of the original My Little Pony (aka My Pretty Pony) toys which were released in 1983. What makes this show so different from the other generations of My Little Pony is that the show is intended for children, and adults. The show discusses topics such as racism, politics, feminism and imperialism. The show is simple enough for children to understand, but is very detailed and so interesting the show has over 20 million fans, mostly males....   [tags: racism, politics, feminism]

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Competitor Intellegence

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MP3 and Music - Digital Recording and Distribution

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The Importance Of Planning For A Stereo Manufacturer

- The Importance of Planning For A Stereo Manufacturer There have been a continuously developing process of recording, prepare & process, and playback equipment during the last century. This has placed the music in a totally new position in our society. Prior to the 20'th century music was only related to special occasions like concerts and the high festivals. This has changed. Nowadays we listen to music wherever we are, in supermarkets, cinemas, radios, official places and even from small pocketsized players....   [tags: essays research papers]

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MP3 Player versus Mini iPod

- MP3 Player versus Mini iPod Sony is the world’s leading portable entertainment manufacturer, and Apple iPod is the most famous MP3 player. After Apple introduces their new product mini-iPod, Sony brings in their new MP3 player, NW-MS90D. The original iPod is a very successful product, but can it continue to be the best on a smaller device as mini-iPod or Sony will be the best smallest MP3 player. I will compare them with the specifications from their official webpage. First of all, we look at their size....   [tags: Compare Comparison Contrast Essays]

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The Eastern Shore of Virginia

- The Eastern Shore of Virginia, a peninsula located east of mainland Virginia, not noticed on many maps. The Eastern Shore has grown in the past year, putting up new shops and fast food restaurants. There are some interesting town names such as Temperanceville, Exmore, or Accomac. The name Temperanceville was brought by Christians who burned the four bars on the corners of Saxis road and Lankford highway. A new road was made named Temperanceville road. Temperance means no alcohol and that’s why the Christians burned the bars....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sorority Application Letter

- Day in and day out we hear about high school and college students wanting to pursue a sorority and/or a fraternity based on the stereotypes these organizations uphold, well I chose to differ. I told myself if I ever decided to become a member of a sorority it would be based solely on their ethical standards, history, and values they are founded upon. Alpha Kappa Alpha, Incorporated consists of ladies of distinction and exemplary character who excel in scholarship, leadership, and service, which are qualities I have chosen to uphold....   [tags: Alpha Kappa Alpha]

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Derek Jarman’s film Blue

- Derek Jarman’s film Blue I am a cock sucking Straight acting Lesbian man With ball crushing bad manners Laddish nymphomaniac politics Spunky sexist desires Of incestuous inversion and Incorrect terminology I am a Not Gay (Blue, Jarman; 1995: 119). In offering this extract from Derek Jarman’s film Blue, (England, 1993) I have established an expectation that this paper’s concern is with the sexual body of East End boot stomping, ball crushing queens. However, whilst this sequence has caught our imagination, my interest also lies in the analysis of the cinematic representation of the diseased and medicalised body of the artist affected by HIV/AIDS....   [tags: Film Movie Movies AIDS Essays]

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Supersonic Flight

- In 1943, Theodor Von Karman, in response to a request by US Air Force headquarters, claimed that the realization of a supersonic aircraft would have been doable using the right technology and tools. The fear of breaking the "sound barrier" was finally removed in 1947, when the Captain Yaeger flew the Bell X-1 at a speed slightly above Mach 1 for few seconds, producing the famous and long-awaited sonic boom (caused by an impulsive pressure change created by the sonic waves detaching from the aircraft), music for the scientists attending that historical moment, but current nightmare for the 21st Century supersonic vehicles' designers [8]....   [tags: Aviation ]

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Acceptance of Death in Yeats’s ‘An Irish Airman Foresees his Death’ and Shakespeare’s ‘Come Away, Come Away, Death’

- ... The speaker beseeches death to allow him to be laid to rest. Similarly in Yeats’s poem, the awareness of death is expressed in the opening lines of the poem ‘I know that I shall meet my fate | Somewhere among the clouds above;’ (1,2). However, as opposed to Shakespeare’s poem, Yeats’s speaker is accepting death at the hands of war. ‘Somewhere among the clouds above’ (2) is a metaphor for death in battle in the sky. This idyllic description is in contrast to what it is referencing, which is a brutal death in war....   [tags: lament, thrilling, rhythm]

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How Does the Embryo Take Form and Differentiate to Become an Organised Organism?”

- ... A number of methods were used to show this discovery. Embryos were analysed during a whole mount in situ hybridisation, and also by histological techniques (Nonaka & Tanaka, 1998). To view the nodal cilia, fluorescent microscopy using a confocal laser microscope, and immunoelectron microscopy using electron microscopy was used without electron staining (Nonaka & Tanaka, 1998). Electron microscopy was also used with electron staining to view the embryo (Nonaka & Tanaka, 1998). Fluorescent latex beads were used to visualise nodal flow, and the image was projected to a camera, where the fluoresced beads could highlight the nodal flow and differentiate it from all other structures (Nonaka &...   [tags: genes, scientific community]

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Feature Extraction Using Digital Image Correlation for Pulsed Eddy Current Thermographic Images

- Feature Extraction Using Digital Image Correlation for Pulsed Eddy Current Thermographic Images Abstract Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC) thermography is a new method in the field of Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT&E). The diffusion of heat in a specimen can be characterised by analysing a sequence of PEC thermography images, which correspond to defects. This study takes advantage from the capabilities of PEC thermography in gaining quantitative information for angular defect characterisation through the analysis of the surface thermal distribution....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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In-silico analysis of phytocompounds for inhibition of nAChRs receptor mediated lung cancer

- Lung cancer is mostly found in cigarette smokers. Nicotine Acetyl-CoA receptor (nAChR) is found to be responsible for this cancerous activity. When cigarette containing nicotine binds with this receptor of lung cells the carcinogenic activity is initiated. Hence, there is a possibility for the prevention of lung cancer formation when the nicotine is competitively inhibited by an interfering molecule preferably from natural products. Natural products from plants have benefits like anti tumor, anti-inflammatory, and so on....   [tags: Lung Cancer, Cigarette Smoking]

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The Relationship Between Zen, the Karesansui, and Music: Ryōan-ji, a Case Study

- Ryōan-ji is a Zen monastery in Kyoto, Japan, founded by Hosokawa Katsumodo in 1450. It is particularly famous due to its extant karesansui, or dry landscape garden. This is said to be added by Hosokawa Masamoto in 1488 during reconstruction of the monastery (Brinker 80).The karesansui was used for the basic purpose of meditation by Zen monks. (expand) John Cage was a composer who lived from 1912-1992. He is famous for minimalist works that frequently explore different aspects of rhythm. In 1983, he started writing “Ryoanji,” named after Ryōan-ji in Kyoto....   [tags: Japanese culture, history]

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The History of Advertising and Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Advertising Techniques

- ... Other early newspapers were Dutch’s “Courante uyt Italien, Duystlandt, &c.” Meanwhile, the first publication published in the United States was Benjamin Harris “Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick” in the year 1690. The magazines were first published in the 18th century. The first magazine in Britain, “The Gentlemen’s Magazine”, was published in London in the year 1731. Radio first began in the year 1887 when Heinric Hertz discovered radio waves. Frank Conrad was the first person to start radio broadcasting which he did at his garage....   [tags: television, media, print]

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A Contrast In Ink: A Comparison of Different Tattoo Selection Methods

- The decision to get a tattoo is personal and different for everyone. Tattoos are generally permanent additions to the body. Rushing into a design typically ends in regret. Taking a considerable amount of time to find the perfect design and the positioning on ones’ body may not be a bad idea. Unfortunately, there are far more tattoos that are spur-of-the-moment rather than thoroughly considered, meaningful, or commemorative tattoos. In Beth Janes’s article, “Why I Rue My Tattoo,” and Stephanie Dolgoff’s piece, “Tattoo Me Again and Again,” the authors describe the different processes that they went through when deciding to get their tattoos....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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A Distant Rumble of Thunder: The Story of the Bell X-1

- A Distant Rumble of Thunder:” The Story of the Bell X-1 In the history of man’s ascent into the heavens, there are certain names, phrases, and dates that stick. Kitty Hawk. “One small step for man…” October 14th 1947. That was the fateful day that a man had intentionally surpassed the supersonic mark. The pilot was a man named Chuck Yeager, a synthesis of courage and aeronautical prowess, and the plane was the Bell X-1, an orange bullet of a plane. Yeager managed to make history and set the stage for much that would follow....   [tags: planes, aeronautics, pilot]

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Benefits Of A Dentist 's Office For A Bi Annual Cleaning

- Introduction If you have ever visited a dentist’s office for a bi-annual cleaning, chances are you have had conversations with your dentist about flossing. An integral part of proper dental hygiene, flossing helps strengthen teeth and gums while maintaining your overall oral health. Flossing with regular dental floss, however, can irritate your gums and have limited effectiveness. Food debris, plaque, and tartar can all be left behind by traditional nylon dental floss, causing irritation of the gums, plaque deposits, and tooth decay....   [tags: Oral hygiene, Dental floss, Toothbrush, Dentistry]

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Opportunity Cost Is An Essential Concept For Understand When Studying Economics

- Opportunity cost is an essential concept to understand when studying Economics. Opportunity cost consists of everything that you give up when you make an economic decision. It exists in nearly every decision that presents itself and is clearly evident in Able 's decision in "I Knew a Guy Once" to remove Wheeler 's 'rules ' from the door, the growth of the Shenzen people from a population of zero to over 9 million in 30 years, and in my decision to take this class. In all of these cases, the decision-makers had to first consider opportunity cost before making their decisions....   [tags: Economics, Opportunity cost, Price, Costs]

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How can acousmatic music communicate its intention to the listener?

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Suppression and Hence Deterioration in the State of the Catholic

- In 'A Modest Proposal', swift has portrayed the 18th century Ireland as plagued with the problem of overpopulation, unemployment, poverty and the exploitation of the labor class by the bourgeoisie(middle class). The same problem being addressed by Karl Marx in sociological labor theories. The course of actions suggested by Swift J is, however, adverse and sets forth an example of a satirical classic piece of literature viewed and analyzed by many people over the centuries. The theme of the essay is suppression and hence deterioration in the state of the Catholic subjects at the hands of their Protestant Landlords and similar conditions pertaining to 1729 in Ireland....   [tags: modest proposal, protestan landlords, ireland]

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An Introduction to the 3 Idiots, an Award Winning Film

- An Introduction to the 3 Idiots, an Award Winning Film It is from this context that the film 3 Idiots comes. 3 Idiots was a “superhit film” (3 Idiots Triumphs) directed by Rajkumar Hirani and released in 2009. The 3 Idiots is an award winning film with many awards were given specifically for its sound design. 3 Idiots has won more than 20 awards including best sound recording and best sound re-recording from the International Indian Film Academy (3 Idiots Awards) and best sound engineer, best lyricists, best playback singer, most popular song, and best film album at the first Chevrolet Global Indian Music awards (GIMA)(3 Idiots Triumphs)....   [tags: bollywood genre, film academy, awards]

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Fast Food and Obesity: Are Ae Taking It Too Far?

- There’s no surprise that there is an obesity problem in America. Food is in all places that we happen to look; provoking you through the television commercials, calling out to you through advertisements, and coupons in the paper (Taylor, 2011). There is no way to get away from the never ending advertisements from fast food restaurants like; McDonalds, Wendy’s, Sonic, Braum’s, Pizza Hut, etc. These places are where obesity initiates; overwhelming your body with more food servings than it needs. People are also overweight due to the lack of exercise; there is more time spent sitting on the sofa in front of the television watching shows, or playing games, than there is in the gym of just being...   [tags: advertising, children, health]

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The Diversity Of The Entire Spectrum Of Hip Hop Music

- I appreciate the diversity of the playlist: combining old, new, commercially successful, underground, male and female artists, different lyrical and sonic styles. I think it’s a great quick snapshot representation of the entire spectrum of hip-hop music. Because I’m unfamiliar with the majority of the artists featured on the playlist, I did a quick Google search of just their names, and used that as a crude measurement of their notability. I realized it wasn’t going to be an entirely accurate representation as most searches produced a number of correct results on the first page; actually, the only hip hop artist who did not appear within the first five results was Bambu....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, The Sugarhill Gang]

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Is the Military Developing Technology to Create Super Soldiers?

- Is the military developing technology to create super soldiers?, For the past few decades our nation has awaited the answer to this question…and now they have it, the military is indeed developing technology to create soldiers to perform unimaginable feats of strength, speed, and endurance. Our nation has been speculating for years whether it was even possible to create super soldiers. With today’s advances in technology and all the creative minds out there we have come to the conclusion that super soldiers are possible; the only question is when they will become operational....   [tags: Military Technology ]

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My Personal Positive Experience with Contact Zones between Cultures

- I would have never realized what kind of experience I had back in 2002 if it wasn't for my current class in 2013 at the University of Texas at Dallas. Reading and Writing Texts was a class that I didn't really know what I was getting into till a week or two had already passed. By then I realized I enjoyed it quite a bit despite my lack of writing skills when it came to essays. It was when we began to read the stories by Hoffman, Pratt, Anzaldua, Rodriguez, Damrosch, Valery, Thuesen, and Liu that I realized I had a similar experience that these writers talked about....   [tags: Korean culture]

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The Death Had A Great Impact On My Life

- Losing someone close to you is one of the hardest things to go through. It can impact someone 's life so much as to leaving the person depressed and not wanting to do anything anymore just out of grief. For example, my uncle passed away not to long ago because of cancer. It really slapped me in the face when I finally realized that he was gone. His death had a great impact on my life. I was at work when I saw Mike, a close family friend, and he was asking me about my uncle and how he was doing when in mid conversation he received a text message from my uncles friend, Jerry....   [tags: Family, Need]

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Cop Tales : Therapist D How Are You Today?

- Cop Tales Therapist Dan: “How are you today?” Me: “I’m good. I have no tickets so I’m undeniably excellent.” Therapist Dan: “What are you signifying by no tickets?” Me: “You know… speeding tickets, court dates, and cop incidents. Don’t you recollect I was going to gab about it in this session?” Therapist Dan: “Well, I was thinking we could talk about you and what’s going on currently.” Me: “I’m paying for this session so I’m picking my cop encounters. Do you want me to shop around?” Therapist Dan: “Fine, have it your way.” October 9, 2006 I steered through Thunderbird and 40th St....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, The Cop, Let's Get It On]

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The Effects Of Oil Drilling On The Marine Environment

- Negative Effects of Oil Drilling Issues facing the marine environment regarding oil pollution in water have always been a problem, but more recently it has been becoming more common. Because oil drilling harms the marine life, it raises the question: is oil drilling really the best idea. There is research out there that proves that marine oil spills are extremely harmful to both sea creatures, and the earth. There should be an alternative to oil drilling in the marine environment, due to potential marine oil spills that can occur and harm the many living creatures of the ocean....   [tags: Petroleum, Oil spill, Ocean, Marine biology]

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Video Games Changed The Way We Look At Things

- Video games changed the way we look at things. Now you can’t go around without at least 20 some people having a video game. Kids with ASD can have video games to. What is ADS (autism specter disorder) you may ask, it is a very complex disorder in the brain and the three most common levels are; Asperges’s syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD-NOS), and Autistic disorder. One main thing is, that it has to do something with genetics. Video games can help kids even ones with ASD.Sure many people don’t want kids with ASD to play video games but they don’t know fully what it can do....   [tags: Video game, Game, Autism]

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