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  • Current Research in Conforming to Authority

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    generally, to do the wrong thing if they can get away with it” (p. 265). Current Research Supporting or Refuting Milgram’s Findings Most recently, Burger (2009) did a restricted duplication of the Milgram experiment. For the importance of avoiding ethical issues arising, he replicated the orders only up to where the participants first heard the learner's verbal disputes (150 volts). For the replication of Milgram’s research, Burger took several additional precautions to ensure the well-being of

  • Telomeres: Implications and Current Research

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    Works Cited 1. Campbell, Neil, and Jane Reece. "The Molecular Basis of Inheritance." Campbell AP Biology 7th Edition. 7th ed. San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2005. 303-307. Print. 2. DRTED. "Telomeres and Aging – Anti-Aging Research – Supplements & Foods." Dr Ted Brooks. 9 Dec. 2010. Web. 19 Feb. 2012. <http://drtedbrooks.com/telomeres-and-aging-what-implications-does-it-have-for-you/>. 3. Norris, Jeffery. "Aging, Chronic Disease and Telomeres Are Linked in Recent Studies

  • Current Research Investigations of Corollary Discharge

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    Current Research Investigations of Corollary Discharge Corollary discharge assists both human and non-human animals distinguish between self-generated (internal) and external motor responses. By sending signals which report important information about movement commands and intension animals are able to accurately produce motor sequences with ease and coordination. When a motor command initiates an electric organ discharge, the signal transmits important information to the brain which serves

  • Current Research on Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy

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    Current Research on Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy Duchenne's muscular dystrophy is the result of a defective gene on the X chromosome. This gene is responsible for production of the muscle protein dystrophin. Dystrophin is an integral part of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex which bears the brunt of the force generated during muscular contraction. When dystrophin is not produced, the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DCG) is not present. Absence of the DCG leads to tears in the muscle

  • Current Business Research Project Paper Synopsis

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    Current Business Research Project Paper Synopsis Abstract This assignment was designed to address several subjects related to an article of the student's choosing. The subjects discussed in this synopsis answer the definition of the business research article reviewed, the article's research purpose, the business problem investigated, data collection methods used in the research, and the researchers' conclusions. The article chosen from the University of Phoenix library is entitled, "International

  • Muscular Dystrophy: Roots, Cause, and Current Research

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    Muscular Dystrophy: Roots, Cause, and Current Research Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disease that was discovered in 1861, by Guillaume B.A. Duchenne. Muscular dystrophy is a group of heredity disorders characterized by rapidly-worsening muscle weakness. The trait for muscular dystrophy may be transmitted as an autosomal dominant which means a disorder that has two copies of an abnormal gene that must be present in order for the disease or trait to develop. In this case, if some original

  • Current Research on Media Rituals and Contemporary Technologies

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    APPLICATION AND CURRENT RESEARCH (in relation to contemporary media) The four contemporary articles which will be analysed, are reflective of the current research on media rituals and contemporary technologies. The research of these authors (Anderson, Bilic, Csaszi and Maj) has been focused on broadening the concept of media rituals and their applications, particularly in relation to digital and internet forms. By critically analysing the content of these authors’ essays, this will further explain

  • Current Literature Regarding the History of Bullying Research

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    to millions of workers: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 136 million Americans were employed in July 2008. An estimated 55 million Americans have been bullied at work using the 33% rate. This paper reviews the current literature regarding the history of bullying research, the factors associated, its consequences or effects, and various avenues for prevention and intervention. Workplace bullying is repeated, health-harming mistreatment that takes one or more of the following forms: verbal

  • Social Referencing in Infants: A Review of Historical and Current Research

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    strange situations in their new worlds. These infants often gain information about these situations from their primary care giver, historically the mother. This paper will provide a summary of research relating to social referencing in infants. The foundational work of Saul Feinman will be reviewed. Current research looking at how depression affects social referencing and how fathers are looked to for social cues will also be presented. Feinman: Social Referencing in Infancy Feinman (1982) was one

  • Controversy of Using Unethically Obtained Nazi Data for Current Research

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    Data for Current Research During World War II, Nazi doctors committed atrocious crimes in the name of research against their Jewish prisoners. This research done in such a way that never can or should be done again, plays an important role in science. We must allow researchers to use Nazi data to add light to their research, however only if it is the only source for the data they need to improve their research or findings. To understand the full breadth of the Nazis' research practices

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