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Facial Image Processing - Abstract Various applications have been proposed in the field of facial image processing throughout the last forty years or so, among which are face recognition, face detection, gender/age classification, facial expression, etc. However, no application related to the identification of similarity between family members has been introduced yet. This paper is the first experience, which considers this phenomenon and proposes a framework for clustering similar family members. Three features include: “The Whole Face,” “The Facial Feature Perimeters” and “The Ratio between Facial Features” have been used....   [tags: Medical Science] 1188 words
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Health Information Management - Health Information Management Health information management involves the practice of maintaining and taking care of health records in hospitals, health insurance companies and other health institutions, by the use of electronic means (McWay 176). Storage of medical information is carried out by health information management and HIT professionals using information systems that suit the needs of these institutions. This paper answers four major questions concerning health information systems. AHIMA's Data Quality Management Model The American Health Information Management Association is a body of health information professionals that majorly concerns itself with the improvement of the qualit...   [tags: Management Information Systems]
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Class Vs Race - When asking the question, “Race versus Social class: Which really matters?” there are several important concepts that must first be addressed in order to approach this very complex query sufficiently. First, what do the terms “social class” and “race” signify. Also, in determining which really matters, the context of this question is crucial, in other words, to WHO or to WHAT or WHEN or WHERE or HOW each of these terms matters. All of these more specific questions are directly relevant to the answer and each may produce a contextually different explanation....   [tags: social class, status, presitge, prejudice]
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Word-Based Information Retrieval - Searching documents using keywords is a very common practice. This practice of word-based information retrieval is affected by two complimentary problems. First is, we may get some relevant as well as some irrelevant search results if we use the keyword along with some possible meaning of the same for the search. Second is, if only the title keyword is used then some relevant text may miss out as some times the text related to that keyword doesn’t contain that rather contains some context of that....   [tags: keywords, word sense disambiguation]
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Right or Wrong - Right or Wrong Introduction: Violence is not generally accepted in our society. There are different levels of violence and some violence can be categorised as not so violent while other violence is extreme. There are guidelines which are set so young people are protected from extreme violence. The Office of Film and Literature Classification places different classifications on the different forms of media. A recent example of this is the banning of GTA San Andreas for its high level of violence and low classification....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 614 words
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Types of Crimes - Types of Crimes A crime is an act against the public good, punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both. There are two major classifications of crime. The first classification of crime is a felony. A felony is a major crime punishable by imprisonment or death. Murder, manslaughter, burglary, robbery, and arson are examples of felonies. The second major classification of a crime is a misdemeanor. A misdemeanor is a less serious crime with a less severe penalty. Misdemeanors that aren’t as serious are known as petty offenses....   [tags: Crime Violence Felony Misdemeanor Laws Essays] 620 words
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Investigating the Existence of CBS - Investigating the Existence of CBS The primary aim for International Classification of Disorder is to be objective and universal so that it can be used with all countries. According to ICD culture bound syndrome does not exist, rather it is a local variation of universal disorders. ICD do not have a definition for culture bound syndrome, whereas the DSM has a definition for culture bound syndrome. So, those who are absolutist favour this by saying, all culture bound syndrome’s takes form in different cultures, and that the underlying disorder is the same....   [tags: Papers] 923 words
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Astro - Star's Life - Introduction Stars make up the majority of what we see in the night sky. For all practical purposes the universe contains almost an infinite number of stars (billions upon billions….). Stars have been studied for as long as humans looked up at them. They are classified, categorized, and we have seen images of both the beginning and ends of stars. This paper will discuss the nature of the birth to the end-of-life cycles of stars. Electromagnetic Waves The universe is an expanding amalgam of gases, particles, dust, heat, cold and everything that is around us....   [tags: Science Space Star Formation Research] 1165 words
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A Unified Theory of Names - A Unified Theory of Names ABSTRACT: Theoreticians of names are currently split into two camps: Fregean and Millian. Fregean theorists hold that names have referent-determining senses that account for such facts as the change of content with the substitution of co-referential names and the meaningfulness of names without bearers. Their enduring problem has been to state these senses. Millian theorists deny that names have senses and take courage from Kripke's arguments that names are rigid designators....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers] 3267 words
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Mexican Free-Tailed Bats - Mexican free-tailed bats, Tadarida brasiliensis, residing in the Molossidae family, are minute creatures. Also commonly known as Brazilian free-tailed bats, Mexican free-tails inhabit regions from desert communities, such as Yuma and Mexico to the pinion-juniper woodland and pine-oak forests of Oregon and Nevada, they can live in elevations at sea level and above. The largest U.S. populations of free-tailed bats live in the West. They are mostly found in Texas where they form childbearing colonies numbering upwards in the millions....   [tags: tadira brasiliensis, molossidae family]
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Physics of Snow - The most basic form of an ice crystal is a hexagonal prism. This form occurs because certain surfaces of the crystal, the growth facets, grow very slowly. The reason these facets exist derives from the molecular structure of water, and how water molecules arrange themselves into a crystalline lattice. The hexagonal prism includes two hexagonal "basal" faces and six rectangular "prism" faces. Note that the hexagonal prism can be "plate-like" or "column-like", if the length along the c-axis is short or long compared to the length along the a-axes....   [tags: physics snow] 2464 words
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Drug Abuse - Drug abuse is a widespread problem that makes individual drug users the prime victims. But drugs also affect all of us, wherever we live and whatever we do. Drug abuse can cause serious physical and mental deterioration. The problem can tear apart the family structure and make it hard for learning. Difficulties on the job due to drug abuse make it hard for employers to run their businesses. Stealing form employers or from individuals to get money from for drugs causes pain and economic loss to the victims....   [tags: Illegal Drugs Addiction] 686 words
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Nineteenth Century Insane Asylums - Nineteenth Century Insane Asylums No matter where they were, mad houses, or insane asylums, have the same basic features and functions. The views of asylum life changed drastically over the course of the nineteenth century. The growth of the number of mad houses during the nineteenth century is quite remarkable. Before 1810, only a few states had insane asylums. By 1850, most of the Northeastern and Midwestern states' legislatures supported having asylums. As early as 1860, 23 of the 33 existing states had some sort of public institution for the insane....   [tags: Exploratory Research]
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Korean Dog Eating Tradition - Korean Dog Eating Tradition The Korean practice of eating dog meat has always been considered a peculiar tradition by foreigners. In recent years, this tradition has come under increasing pressure from animal rights activists, including Bridget Bardot, who wish to see the practice outlawed altogether by the South Korean government. This controversy came to a head in 2002, when activists convinced FIFA to put pressure on South Korea, the co-host of the World Cup, to ban dog meat. William Saletan discusses this controversy in his article ?Wok the Dog,....   [tags: Wok Dog Saletan Essays] 1186 words
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Discrimination Against The Elderly - Discrimination against the Elderly American society has been described as maintaining a stereotypic and often negative perception of older adults. This negative and/or stereotypic perception of aging and aged individuals is apparent in such areas as language, media, and humor. For example, such commonly used phrases as over the hill and an old fart denote old age as a period of impotency and incompetence. The term used to describe this stereotypic and often negative bias against older adults is ageism....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Knowledge Discovery in Databases - Knowledge Discovery in Databases Abstract Knowledge Discovery in Databases is the process of searching for hidden knowledge in the massive amounts of data that we are technically capable of generating and storing. Data, in its raw form, is simply a collection of elements, from which little knowledge can be gleaned. With the development of data discovery techniques the value of the data is significantly improved. A variety of methods are available to assist in extracting patterns that when interpreted provide valuable, possibly previously unknown, insight into the stored data....   [tags: Technology Computer] 1670 words
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Data Quality - Data quality is defined as “an inexact science in terms of assessments and benchmarks” [93]. Similarly high quality data can be described as “data that is fit for use by data consumers” [94]. 11.2. Origin of Bad Data There may be different sources from where erroneous data is originated. Data may become dirty if it is mistakenly entered, received from invalid external data source, or when good data is combined with outdated data and there is no way to distinguish between the two. 11.3. Categories and Dimensions of Data Quality Since before data was the most valuable asset of an organization and data was rarely shared....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Nutritional Analysis - Interpretation of results. Nutritional assessment: Objectives: Understand the multiple causes of the nutrition problem and the effects of population level poor nutrition. Analyze the characteristics of a good indicator of nutritional status and determine the correlation of different types of indicators. Develop skills in the use of methods, techniques and measurement tools for obtaining these anthropometric data. Recognize the different biochemical tests to assess nutritional status. Identify clinical signs associated with major nutritional problems....   [tags: Nutrition ] 569 words
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A Comprehensive Analysis of the Rwandan Genocide to the Holocaust - Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began a mass slaughtering of the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. This mass slaughtering is labeled as genocide, the deliberate obliteration of an ethnic, racial, religious, or political group. The Rwandan genocide lasted 100 days while other countries stood idly by and watched the brutal killings continue. The hatred against the Tutsis began after the RPF invasion in October of 1990. Accusations from editorials and radio broadcasts claimed Tutsis wanted to establish a monarchy with Hutu slaves; other racial libel included all the Tutsis being called cockroaches....   [tags: Holocaust ]
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Path-Based Design: Aldo Van Eyck, Peter & Alison Smithson - This essay will provide a simple but informative definition of path-based design referring to the works of Aldo Van Eyck and Peter + Alison Smithson. It will discuss the positives and negatives that come from this design concept and propose reasoning behind the different ways the style has been expressed by these three architects. After the discussion the conclusion will provide a summarized definition of path based design and it’s key attributes. Van Eyck’s Municipal Orphanage will be the first building discussed, it’s inane ability to understand to cognitive processes among the inhabitants and meeting those criteria to create a space that stimulates the children....   [tags: Architecture, Structure, Inhabitant] 1662 words
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Social Construction of Race and How It Affects Society - Humans define race by how they conceive and categorize different social realities. Thus, race is often referred to as a social construct. The differences in skin color and facial characteristics have led most of society to classify humans into groups instead of individuals. These constructs affect us all, and they often result in situations where majority racial groups cause undue suffering to those that are part of the minority. The understanding of race as a social construct is best illustrated by the examination of racial issues within our own culture, specifically those that have plagued the history of the United States....   [tags: Perspective, US History] 749 words
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Critical Summary of "The 'Morphing ' Properties of Whiteness" - Critical Summary of “The ‘Morphing’ Properties of Whiteness” Within the definitions and perceptions of race exists a dichotomy that Duster illuminates as inconsistent, transforming, and historically erratic depictions of what represents the racial categorization of “white”. Vacillating between racial portrayals of “whiteness”, embodying a divergence between the fluidity of historic and social transformation and a disingenuous reflection of bigotry, disrespect, and intolerance, Duster distinguishes race as a compilation of divergent biochemical, neurological, and social identities (Duster n.d.)....   [tags: Ethnocentrism, Disease Process]
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How to Solve the Bullying Epidemic in Hamilton County - How does a person classify bullying. Is it verbal, physical, or even more recently technological. Unfortunately, all of these classifications are considered as part of a sub-genre of the entire topic of bullying. Bullying is not only a problem, but it has rapidly become an epidemic in the current educational system of today. When the topic of bullying is raised, the majority of people assume that it is a predominately physical issue. However, there are three main types of bullying. Each classification of this general topic is just as immoral as the other....   [tags: Verbel, Physical, Technological]
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Information Sharing in the Army's Contemporary Operational Environment - The potential of providing information or sharing information with agencies or personnel without proper authorization can be detrimental to the mission and the personnel involved. Working in a Joint/Combined nature of the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE) leads to numerous considerations of security when it comes to information sharing and intelligence productions. COE is the combination or current and near term operational environment variables with capabilities. It is based on the composite of potential adversaries in order to create a wide array of conditions necessary for full spectrum training and leader development....   [tags: army, armed forces]
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Maple Syrup Urine Disease: a Dreaded Recessive Abnormality - Maple Syrup Urine Disorder (MSUD) is a genetic disorder caused from a mutation arising from a deficiency in one of six proteins that collectively form the branched-chain alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase (BCKD) complex (Genetic Science Learning Center). MSUD is characterized by heightened plasma levels in the branched-chain amino acids and excretion of branched-chain keto acids producing a maple syrup aroma (Pangkanon, Charoensiriwatana, and Sangtawesin 41-43). MSUD is an autosomal recessive disorder which means an individual must inherit a copy of the MSUD gene from both of his/her parents to be affected....   [tags: Medical Conditions]
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Historical Findings and Information on Mental Disorders - The human brain is a, to say the least, very complicated and fascinating place in our anatomy. Yet there still are parts of it we don't understand. People all over the world are plagued with different abnormalities in their psychology, a condition known as a mental disorder. What exactly is widely classified as a scientific definition of a mental disorder. A mental disorder can be spotted in an individual who deviates from human contact or who has estranged behaviors not considered to be of the typical majority of the populous....   [tags: Psychology]
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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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The Changing Duality of Race, Martha Hodes - This week’s articles carry a couple related, if not common, themes of imagined, if not artificial, constructs of race and identity. Martha Hodes’ article, “The mercurial Nature and Abiding Power of Race: A Transnational Family Story,” offers a narrative based examination of the malleable terms on which race was defined. To accomplish this she examines the story of Eunice Connolly and her family and social life as a window into understanding the changing dimensions of race in nineteenth-century America and the Caribbean, specifically New England and Grand Cayman....   [tags: race in america, eunice connolly]
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Cluster Analysis: An Introduction in Psychological Contexts - In market research, companies want to know where shoppers will be most likely to buy their product. In medicine, geneticists study the genome and gene expression to determine a priori who may develop Alzheimer’s, survive cancer, or have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. In psychiatry, physicians have examined patient response patterns on depression questionnaires to differentiate those patients with chronic, personality-stable depression from those with situation-specific or acute depression....   [tags: market research, genome, ]
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History and Overview of Proctor and Gamble - Proctor and Gamble has become a household name due to their business strategy and commitment to their mission statement Proctor & Gamble Company was started by William Proctor and James Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio. William Proctor made candles and James Gamble made soap. Proctor and Gamble started making and selling their soap and candles on April 12, 1837. William Proctor and James Gamble signed a formal partnership agreement on October 31, 1837 officially starting P&G. Despite the difficult times in 1837 for stating a new business William Proctor and James Gamble launched their new enterprise....   [tags: Bookkeeping Practices, Mission Statement]
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Media Eating Disorders - Introduction The aim of this literature review is to describe the main causes of eating disorders among teenagers aged 12 to 18 years old in high schools globally, and to also explain to what extend do some of these causes influence eating disoders. Recent studies have indicated a major increase in the eating disorder habits and body dissatisfaction in adolescence over the past few decades. This crisis seems most prevalent in females`` than males with 20 percent high school females exhibiting poor eating habits and about 60 percent undergone weight loss attempt (Pritchard and Wilson, 2005)....   [tags: Psychology]
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Treating Psychological Disorders - Treatment for psychological disorders has progressed and changed significantly throughout history. Prior to the 1900's the primary treatment consisted of exorcisms, rituals, and torture as a way to chase out the devil. This practice gave way to locking patients up in asylums with deplorable conditions, until some reforms came in the late 1700's and continued into the late 1800's. The early 1900's brought out Freud's "talking cures" that developed into further psychological therapies right alongside the biomedical therapies, such as, electroconvulsive therapy, psychopharmacology and psychosurgery....   [tags: health, talking cures, surgical tools]
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Exploring Traumatic Brain Injury in Children - Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability among children and adolescents (Yeates, 2005). The Center for Disease and Control (2010) reported an estimated 1.7 million individuals sustaining TBI annually with 51% of these injuries occurring during periods of cerebral development. Children (0-4 years), older adolescents (15-19 years) and older adults (65+ years) are most likely to sustain TBI (CDC, 2010). Brain injuries often lead to severe, pervasive, and potentially irreversible impairments in one’s neurological, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning (e.g., Wilde et al, 2012; Yeates, 2005)....   [tags: Medicine]
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Helping Those With A Personality Disorder - Personality Disorders A personality can have a different meaning to everyone, though to most it is what makes a person distinct from everyone else. It makes you who you are, so what occurs when an individual’s personality does not reach the set bar of normalcy. This makes a person abnormal or strange to everyone else leaving that person under that category of “not normal.” Most would say that a personality disorder would make an individual just that. Some are frightened by the words “personality disorder” and for good reason, for people who have these disorders are considered strange and are not usually accepted into society....   [tags: anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder]
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Optic Nerve Atrophy and Judo Athletes - Optic Nerve Atrophy and Judo Athletes For athletes with disabilities, there is an ever-increasing pool of sports available in which they can compete. From wheelchair basketball to murder ball, the options are expanding and many have already become Paralympic sports. One of the most fascinating Paralympic sports is judo, a martial art that derives its origins from Jujutsu (“What is Judo and Kodokan,” 2014). According to the article “What is Judo and Kodokan” (2014) Judo was created by Professor Jigoro Kano in an effort to emphasize, “the larger educational value of training in attack and defense so that it could be a path or way of life that all people could participate in and benefit from”...   [tags: Paralympics, Disabilities, Sports]
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Vascular Epiphytes of Far North Queensland - Vascular Epiphytes of Far North Queensland There are several definitions of epiphytic plants, each with a subtle difference. Heywood (1993) states that an epiphyte is, "A plant that grows on the surface of another, without deriving food from its host". Raven (1992) states that an epiphyte is, "a plant that grows on another plant, but is not parasitic on it." Basically, a plant that derives its physical support from another plant (host = phorophyte (Luttge 1989)) is an epiphyte. Epiphytes fill important ecological niches in variety of habitats....   [tags: Botany Plants Nature Essays]
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Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development - Psychology is defined as the science of mind and behavior its immediate goal is to understand humanity by both discovering general principles and exploring specific cases. There have been numerous developments of psychology thanks to the magnificent works of Jean Piaget, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Sigmund Freud. Each discovery has its own point of view; Piaget’s theory of Cognitive Development point was made for parents and teachers challenge the child's abilities, Kohlberg’s theory of Moral Development was based on the understandings of moral concepts such as justice, rights, equality and human welfare....   [tags: Psychology]
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Statistics Can Reduce Internet Fraud - Many online auction sites help consumers bid on items they might want to possess. These sites include eBay, WebStore, ebid, OnlineAuction, OZtion, Overstock, and a whole slew of others. Currently there is no system to protect consumers from fraudulent sales. When someone bids for an item, consumers trust both the seller and the online auctioneer to be both honest and ethical when presenting items for bid. Many of the auction houses, including Sotheby's and Christie's have their experts examine each piece to prove authenticity....   [tags: Research Analysis]
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Color processing in the primates - Color is a feature that is possessed by very few mammals. K .Tansely in one of his books on visual system the vision in vertebrates commented that “On the whole mammals appear not to have color vision, except for the primates where it is well developed and almost certainly trichomatic”. The word trichomatic was derived from a theory given by French physiologist Palmer in 1777 which stated the presence three different types of infinite number of molecules present in the human retina. These types are for detection of colors like red, blue and yellow....   [tags: Biology, Visual System, Colors] 1753 words
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Gender and Our Judicial System - The ambiguous language and aim of the constitution has allowed for numerous interpretations of the law. There have been several instances, where our limited perception and interpretation of the constitution has warranted change due to cases that do not fit the ruling party’s ideology of equality. In those cases, we amended our constitution and included clear diction to award rights to those subjected to subordination, so in going forward a clear distinction would not allow room for interpretations that perpetuated further discrimination....   [tags: Law]
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The English Indices of Deprivation - For many years, the department for communities and local government has produced a regional scoring system indicating the amount of deprivation in a specific area. This score, known as the Indices of multiple deprivation (IMD) combines a number of other indicators into one generalised deprivation score (Communities 2011a). The IMD has been calculated since 1970. However, the devolution of government within the UK has resulted in a less consistent indicator, which is proving challenging for large organisations, which require consistent national indicators....   [tags: Superconcepts, Standard of Living, IMD]
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Qualitative Research in Social Science - The field of social science is very complex with main field branches that cover anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, social psychology, and sociology. These main branches in turn contain subfields of study and there are still other disciplines in which social research is done including criminology, demography, education, and nursing (Bernard 6). Social science research is split between the positivistic (quantitative) approach and the interpretive-phenomenological approach (qualitative)....   [tags: Social Research Methods]
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Gender Stereotyping Effects on Children - Stereotypes are an unavoidable part of everyday life. Stereotypes are defined as widely held generalizations about the traits, behaviors, and roles of a particular set of individuals who have been grouped together on the basis of a perceived commonality (Hansson, L. M., Karnehed, N., Tynelius, P., & Rassmussen, F. 2009). While it is possible for stereotypes to be positive, it is not uncommon that they communicate misleading information about a particular group of people. As a result, the origins and consequences of stereotyping are frequently of interest to researchers....   [tags: stereotype, physical salience, GASC]
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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans - This study is significant because it is the first national study of VA non-mental health medical service utilization in veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The findings are important because in the population studied the soldiers who were found to have mental health issues used all types of non-mental health services than those with no diagnosis. Veterans diagnosed with PTSD had the greatest utilization in all service categories. One million of the service men and women who have returned from war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with the disorder....   [tags: PTSD, health, medical service]
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Research Project Acknowledgments - First and foremost, my deepest appreciation goes to my supervisors Dr. Hermann Moisl and Professor Claire Lamont. If it had not been for their knowledge, persistence, and kindness, this work would never have been completed. I am under a considerable obligation to express here a feeling which may not appear in the sequel: my deepest sense of gratitude to them both for unforgettable experiences and unlimited support. It was Dr. Moisl who first introduced me to the world of computational linguistics and has since then been a great source of inspiration....   [tags: Personal Statement] 708 words
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Akbar and Aurangzeb’s Policies - During the early modern period in South Asia, diverse communities interacted and clashed. This also meant that rulers and their policies also clashed one another. The two greatest leader of the Mughal Empire, Akbar and Aurangzeb’s policies went back and forth. Whereas Akbar had to take over the throne at an early age of thirteen, Aurangzeb had to fight and go against his own family members to gain the throne. Akbar began his leadership at a young age that he was never able to learn how to read or write and remained illiterate throughout life....   [tags: South Asia History, War] 999 words
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Human Variation and Race - Does skin color tell us anything about a person’s cultural or individual identity. In our society we seem to easily classify individuals based on racial stereotypes. Cultural anthropologists have been able to determine real biological differences in humans which explain the reasons why people in different regions of the world have varying skin color. The study of how and why the physical traits of human populations vary across the world is known as the study of human variation. According to geneticist Jeffrey C....   [tags: Cultural, Individual Identity]
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Child Development Case Study - Introduction The Campbell Child and Family Center (CCFC)is a high-quality early childhood education program in Durango, Colorado. The CCFC uses the Creative Curriculum for Early Childhood, which incorporates Jean Piaget’s work on cognitive development to establish developmentally appropriate learning programs for preschool children. I observed N for approximately 20 hours at the CCFC where he has been a student since November 2012. N is almost four years old and lives with his mom, dad, and older brother....   [tags: Child Psychology]
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Employment Laws: Disability Accomodation - ... The debate will continue as more positions are re-examined by compensation departments in organizations. This will increase over the next ten years as employers look for ways to reduce their labor cost. Non-exempt employees are eligible for overtime for any time an employee work over forty hours in a week. Rationale Exempt status are designated for employees performing certain classifications of task, but as management continue to look for ways to reduce overtime cost, this will remain at the forefront of the debate and legal actions against companies will increase....   [tags: employee endorsements, GINA act]
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Prokaryotic Microbes - Introduction The purpose of this lab was to determine the size of prokaryotic microbes in comparison to eukaryotic cells. Students used oil immersion microscopy to magnify the microbes and compare their size to that of a eukaryotic cheek cell. The results of this lab allowed students to compare and contrast eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell size, which is a necessary skill when working with microbiology based labs. Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, also known as microbes. Microorganisms include bacteria, fungi, protists, and autotrophic organisms....   [tags: bacteria, cells]
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Categories Associated with Poverty in the United States - Categories Associated with Poverty in the United States Poverty is a major problem in the United States today. This mind map includes the categories of individual behavior, social factors, economic factors, political factors, and cultural factors are all contributing forces that causes poverty. For economic factors, low wages would be the variable that would lead to poverty. Families that receive low wages would barely support their living expenses. Thus they would not have enough money for programs that would aid their children's education....   [tags: Papers] 450 words
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Appropriate Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Appropriate Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Education Political correctness and the constant fear of impending litigation from any number of sources has forced society to find other means through which they can control their children. Though other avenues for treatment exist, recent developments in educational and familial systems have produced a situation where children are over prescribed stimulant medications to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for educational purposes....   [tags: Teaching Education Research Papers]
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