Biological Bases Essays

  • Sibling Rivalry

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    here for today's discussion on the biological origins and implications of sibling rivalry among humans. I expect you all to participate." Despite his gruffness, he received only minimal acknowledgement. "Julian," he continued, noting with ire the sudden leap in his students' attention, "is here to provide a living example of the concepts we're about to discuss. He's also good with animal behavior, so he'll be starting you off today with some of the biological bases of sibling competition." He narrowed

  • Biological Bases Of Human Memory

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    Case studies of patients with brain damage/abnormalities and animal models of human memory have informed our understanding of biological bases of human memory. The case study of patient H.M. the hippocampus and the medial temporal lobe were removed. Memory prior to surgery was intact that lead us to believe that long term memory storage is elsewhere. H.M. had perfectly good short-term memory therefore short-term memory storage is elsewhere. However, short-term memories cannot be converted to long-term

  • Can there be a grand unified theory of Psychology? Discuss.

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    of Personality? Bradley Templeton Scobie No single theory of personality can adequately explain the full function of human behaviour. Psychodynamic approaches often come under a lot of criticism as they fail to be explicit about the underlying bases of the theory. Cognitive theories are not very comfortable with explaining emotions and behavioural theories have difficulty explaining the mechanisms of improvements. It has become quite clear in the field of Psychology, and to some Psychologists

  • Theorectical Bases For Counseling

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    major theoretical bases for counseling in psychology are biological, learning, cognitive, psychodynamic, and sociocultural. Each one of these perspectives searches for answers about behavior through different techniques and researching a clients childhood or adult life experiences looking for answers to different kinds of questions. Due to the different types and styles of counseling approaches, each counselor forms their own thoughts and explanations. The premise behind the biological perspective in

  • Dna: The Thread Of Life

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    spiral shaped molecule found in the nucleus of cells. Scientists have known since 1952 that DNA is the basic substance of heredity. This was hypothesized, and later confirmed by James D. Watson and Francis Crick. They also know that it acts like a biological computer program over 3 billion bits long that "spells" out instructions for making the basic building blocks of life. DNA carries the bodies genetic code, controls the development of an embryo, is capable of duplicating itself, and is able to

  • DNA

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    deoxyribose. Attached to one end of the sugar is a phosphate group, and at the other is one of several nitrogenous bases. DNA contains four nitrogenous bases. The first two, adenine and guanine, are double-ringed purine compounds. The others, cytosine and thymine, are single-ringed pyrimidine compounds. (Miller, 141) Four types of DNA nucleotides can be formed, depending on which nitrogenous base is involved. The phosphate group of each nucleotide bonds with a carbon from the deoxyribose. This forms what

  • Metaphor, Sociobiology, and Nature vs. Nurture: The Biological Battle of the Century

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    Metaphor, Sociobiology, and Nature vs. Nurture: The Biological Battle of the Century Ladies and Gentlemen! I am proud to present one of the biggest and longest-running biological battles of the century! Tonight we recap the surprising nature vs. nurture fight. The following pages will explain the highlights, but if you want to learn about this war in its entirety, you’ll find the blow-by-blow account available to the public in Connie Barlow’s collection, From Gaia to Selfish Genes, in a chapter

  • Imperialism: Historical and Biological Perspectives

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    Imperialism: Historical and Biological Perspectives Imperialism evokes images of past grandeur, expansive landholdings and wealth that do not seem to be conducive to modern-day existence. Yet as a general paradigm of behavior, imperialism may be more ubiquitous and inherent than first glance would suggest. By drawing analogy between the actions of historically imperialistic nations and bee colonies, a universal “imperialism” emerges, spanning history and nature. In the Roman Empire and current

  • Stability and bioavailability of different erythromycin derivatives

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    Introduction     2 2. Erythromycin – a brief chemical description     4 2.1 Crystal structure and hygroscopicity     7 2.2 Mechanism of action     8 3. Derivatives of erythromycin base     9 3.1 Erythromycin stearate     10 3.2 Erythromycin ethyl succinate     10 3.3 Erythromycin estolate     11 3.4 Comparison between erythromycin base and estolate     13 4 Chemical derivatives of erythromycin     13 4.1 Roxithromycin     13 4.2 Clarithromycin     14 4.3 Azithromycin     14 4.4 Dirithromycin     15 4.5 Flurithromycin     16

  • Los Clorofluorocarbonados (CFCs)

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    salud humana. E1 cáncer en la piel, los problemas oculares, y las afecciones al sistema inmunológico, son las amenazas más inminentes sobre la salud de la población humana. Podrían también presentarse efectos adversos sobre las algas y el plancton, bases de la cadena alimentaria en el mar CONTAMINACIÓN ATMOSFÉRICA > Eliminación de los CFC de los inhaladores - dosificadores 1) OBJETIVO Elaborar una estrategia comunitaria para la eliminación de los clorofluorocarbonos (CFC) de los inhaladores - dosificadores

  • Vonnegut's Nihilistic Views Exposed in Cat's Cradle

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    folly will blind them from the truth. Kurt Vonnegut portrays his inner emotions and feelings of the insignificance of religion through the characters of his novel, Cat's Cradle. His satiric approach to a subject that many people base their daily existence upon, challenges the readers faith. As people search for a deeper meaning in their lives, the more confused they become. Only to become entwined in the Cat 's Cradle of life. In the beginning, the reader

  • The Earl of Gloucester's Castle

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    custom, and permit The curiosity of notions to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen moonshines Lag of a brother? Why bastard? Wherefore base? When my dimensions are as well compact, My mind as generous and shape as true, As honest madam's issue? Why brand they us With base? With baseness? Bastardy? Base, base? Who in the lusty stealth of nature take More composition and fierce quality Than doth, within a dull, stale, tired bed Go to the creating a whole

  • Spanish Essay

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    distintos factores, en varios experimentos Hipotesis: Al aumentar la temperatura o la concentracion, se hara mas efectiva la reaccion directa. Variables Independientes: - Temperatura - Concentracion - Caracter del reactivo (Acido o base) Variables Dependientes: - Ubicacion del punto de equilibrio Planificacion B Materiales: - Vasos Precipitados (80ml., 250ml., y 500ml.) - Pipeta 1ml. - Probeta 100ml. - Tubos de ensayo - Gradilla - Vidrio reloj -

  • Titration Investigation

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    unknown concentration. An example could be, a given volume of a solution of unknown acidity may be titrated with a base of known concentration until complete neutralization has occurred. This point is called the equivalence point and is generally determined by observing a color change in an added indicator such as phenolphthalein. From the volume and concentration of added base and the volume of acid solution, the unknown concentration of the solution before titration can be determined. Titrations

  • Body Glow

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    department on monthly bases, since they had a variation of products and quality products. The reason why they did this stands to the point that the company produced products in two seasons, fall and spring. The fall products had a cost of $100 dollar per unit because of the more delicate product that required higher material cost, whereas the spring products had a cost of $60 dollars per unit as they needed less costly material. All in, these clarify the fact that they used monthly bases budget. In reasoning

  • Chemistry: Acids and Base Theories

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    INTRODUCTION Acids and bases always challenged me throughout the years of learning them so when I learned I am going to face this topic again I thought it will be the best idea to a experiment for learning better therefore my aim for this project was learning the fundamentals of this topic. Acids and bases are really important in functioning cell. Majority of them are harmful and they destroy tissues by dissolving protein. For example, sulfuric acid is a strong acid and it has ability to hold the

  • Analysis Of Volumetric Analysis On Vinegar

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    An acid-base indicator is a substance that undergoes a distinct colour change at or near the equivalence point. The point in the titration at which the colour change occurs is called as end point. Obviously, the titration will be accurate only if the end point and the equivalence point coincide fairly closely. For this reason, an acid-base indicator used in this acid-base titration must be selected carefully in order to obtain an accurate result. Thus, the acid-base indicator used in this

  • The Importance Of Acids And Bases

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    INTRODUCTION We encounter acids and bases on our daily lives. Acids are substances that have a pH of less than 7. On the other hand, bases have pH of greater than 7. They both react to each other to form salt. Acids and bases also exhibit some characteristics like acids are sour and bases are bitter in taste. Acids are also rough in texture while bases are slippery. But you can’t just touch or taste acids and bases as some strong acids and strong bases are dangerous. They contain chemicals that are

  • Charcoal Filter In A Filter

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    The scientific question that was investigated in this experiment is: Does the material used in a filter affect the amount of salt that passes through a filter? The hypothesis was that if the saltwater was run through the different materials listed, then the charcoal filter would filter the most salt out of the water. The independent variable in this experiment is the type of material used in the filter and the dependent variable is the amount of salt left in the filtered water. Some control variables

  • Chemistry And Acid Base Reaction

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    Acid Base Reactions Acid An acid is a substance which donates proton in water solution. They turn litmus red and form salts when they react with bases.They have PH less than 7. Examples: Nitric acid Nitrous acid Sulphuric acid Base A substance which accepts proton in water solution is called base. Bases turn litmus red and form salts when react with acids. They have PH greater than 7. Examples: Sodium Hydroxide Sodium bicarbonate Magnecium hydroxide Acid Base Reaction A chemical reaction that happens