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The Negative Effect of Divorce on Children - The Negative Effect of Divorce on Children Divorce has a negative effect on the psychological and social aspects of our children, which may appear instantly or not come to the surface for years. This is why I think that divorce should only be a last resort and not rushed into even by couples with the most troubled marriages. The only acceptable reason for someone rushing into divorce is if they or their children are in danger. I believe that marriage is a commitment not to be taken lightly and disregarded at the first bump in the road especially when there are children involved....   [tags: Psychology ] 955 words
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Taking a Look at the Facebook Effect - ... Like Course Match, it was a hit on Harvard’s campus. In only just a few hours of the program being public, there were four hundred and fifty views. These two beginning programs Mark Zuckerberg developed the idea of Facebook from these previous ideas as well as ideas that other people had had in mind before him. Zuckerberg was inspired by AIM’s huge success, so he decided to add features from AIM into his new software. Kirkpatrick explains that the ability to update a status on Facebook was AIM’s inspiration....   [tags: David Kirkpatrick book ] 1197 words
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The Effect of Pesticide Runoffs on the Everglades - The Everglades used to be a very beautiful tourist attraction, but have been largely affected by the existence of pesticides. However, the majority of pesticides is not specifically targeting the pest only but they also affect non-target plants and animals during their application. The Effect of pesticide runoffs on the Everglades is destroying one Florida’s major tourist attractions due to the cultivation of sugar cane just to mention one of those responsible and creates a loss of natural habitat, water pollution, and threatens existence of wildlife....   [tags: Environment ]
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The Bystander Effect is a Cognitive Phoenomena - ... In this case, people feel less guilty if the guilt of their inaction can be shared with other bystanders (Levine & Crowther, 2008). Balance Theory was proposed for the first time in 1946 by the Austrian psychologist Fritz Heider. It states that a balanced situation occurs when the feelings (or attitudes) ascribed to a certain person (A) are in agreement with (or are the same as) the feelings that are ascribed to an event (E), directly related to A. Thus, an unbalanced situation would occur, for example, if our best friend (A) became friends with our worst enemy (event E)....   [tags: homogeneity bias, influence, social balance] 627 words
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The Effect of Poverty on Children's Lives - ... By measuring poverty one can find out how much poverty exists in our society. Data on this issue is gathered by the CSO using the ‘Survey on Income and Living Conditions’ which is carried out annually. The different ways used to measure poverty give us insights into the different aspects of it. Relative poverty, also known as ‘at risk of poverty’, is a common way of currently measuring poverty in Ireland. This is where the standard of living as a whole is measured. People living below the income poverty threshold may not be deprived of basic items, such as clothing, food or shelter....   [tags: significant issues in Ireland] 1161 words
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Transportation and Its Effect on the World - ... Notably the Clean Air Act of 1963 and the National Emissions Standards Act of 1965 put harsh restrictions on lead in gasoline, set a standard for the amount of pollutants allowed into the air for each automobile, and addressed the effects of pollution of human health. Also most states require that you pass a pollution and waste test for your car before you can legally drive. There is a reason for all-of-this hullabaloo, effects on humans for poor disposal of fossil fuel waste is a huge daily occurrence....   [tags: automobile, pollution, oil] 1819 words
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Global Warming or The Greenhouse Effect - Global Warming, also known as the Greenhouse Effect, is the constant increasing temperature on earth that is mainly caused by gases and / or chemicals. Throughout society, the issue of global warming has received a lot of attention. Throughout history, there has been a lot of scientific evidence helping to proving global warming. Most of the evidence has been based on the effects of the rising temperature. One main piece of evidence is the global temperature rise. “The 20 warmest years having occurred since 1981 and with all 10 of the warmest years occurring in the past 12 years” (“Climate Change: How do we know?” 1)....   [tags: temperature, gases, chemicals, change]
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The Effect of Commodity Prices on Inflation - The effect of commodity prices on inflation is considered in the following literature. Commodity prices are thought to be leading indicators of inflation for two reasons. The first is that in general commodity prices respond to economic shocks quicker than macroeconomic variables. The second is that commodity prices reflect global shocks such as floods, which may lead to agricultural price rises and therefore, leads to higher consumer prices, (Furlong, 1996). 2.1 Oil Prices on Inflation Fluctuations in oil prices are usually found to have an impact on macroeconomic variables....   [tags: economy, oil, food] 1888 words
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The Effect of Materialism in The Great Gatsby - The Effect of Materialism in The Great Gatsby Materialism has a negative influence on the characters in the novel, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. “The most terrible thing about materialism even more terrible than its proneness to violence, is its boredom, from which sex, alcohol, drugs, all devices for putting out the accusing light of reason and suppressing the unrealizable aspirations of love, offers a prospect of deliverance.” This quote, stated by Malcolm Muggeridge, says that people get bored with the things that they have when they get new things all of the time....   [tags: Classic American Literature] 723 words
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The Effect of the Church in the World - There is significant debate about the effect of the church in the world. Did it really disrupt the existing social order. For many years Hans Conzelmann’s thesis that Christians are “docile subjects and trouble arises only when Jews rouse the populace with false accusations against the church” dominated scholarship. Later, Richard Cassidy (Political Issues in Luke-Acts) challenges this perspective by viewing Jesus as a “nonviolent social dissident who was … a potential danger to the Roman empire” by paralleling Jesus’ effect on Rome with Gandhi’s effect on the British empire....   [tags: Religion, Christians] 1816 words
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The Negative Effect of the Internet on Children - ... Study shows that, children whom have access to home computer are more likely to have good educational background that is related to “advance in academic performance in reading, mathematics, grammar, computer knowledge and higher score on school test compare to those children who do not have access to the computer”. However, there are also negative websites that can get kids addicted to the internet gaming website. Study shows that the amount of time kids spend on TV, home/ school computer and gaming has raised a lot of concerns....   [tags: positive, social media] 770 words
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The Effect Of Temperature On Beetroot Membranes - The effect of temperature on the beetroot membranes Aim of the research: The aim of this investigation is to determine what kind of effect will the increasing temperature have on the plasma membrane of a beetroot cell. Introduction The beetroot contains a red pigment that is kept in the cells by the membranes. If the membranes are damaged, the pigment “betalain” will leek out. The amount of pigment that leeks out can be assessed, as “betalain” will colour any water that surrounds the cell. If the water with the beetroot slices is heated at different temperatures, then will the temperature have any affect on the colour of the solution....   [tags: Molecular Biology] 825 words
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The Effect of Cell Phones on Health - Today’s technologies are advancing at such an astonishing rate. This can make it difficult for even the most avid “techie” to keep pace. Technology is that wonderful thing that brings comfort and convenience to our lives. But, with that comfort and convenience, there often comes a price; and the technology of the cell phone proves no exception. Arguably, as a communication tool, the cell phone has no equal in how it has changed and affected our lives. Mostly, the effect has been positive in many ways....   [tags: Cell Phones, Cancer Risk]
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The Effect of Faithfulness on a Relationship - The Effect of Faithfulness on a Relationship Faithfulness and many other essential components of love is the key to a successful relationship. Being faithful contributes to the maintenance of a relationship just as much as any other significant need. Throughout this packet you will find research discussing various topics about the success of relationships. You would think that a committed relationship would be successful but it turns out that is not the case. According to research there are positive and negative effects of faithfulness on a relationship....   [tags: Psychology]
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Phobias: The Cause, the Effect and the Solution - ... The phobia of leaving one's home is called Agoraphobia, it would make sense that in early human times that a human leaving it's home would be fearful of being attacked. This instinct aided survival back in those times, however nowadays it is troublesome. Being among another tribe you did not know could be potentially dangerous, however going into a crowded supermarket isn't such a big deal. Parental figures may also have an influence on a person. Us teenagers are known for putting our problems on our parents, and a lot of the time its not there fault, but if a teenager was to develop a social phobia, the parents might be to blame....   [tags: Psychology, Disorder, Dislike] 906 words
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The Effects of Music Downloading - ... Music downloading websites have gained a share of the sales for the industry. Since the era of downloads; the music industry has spent millions of dollars to stop illegal downloads. With portable Mp3 players, Mp3 technology became the best opportunity to download music to computers and share songs with friends; this has led to file sharing. Music piracy has been a growing problem and according to the International Federation of the Phonographic industry, lost sales due to piracy in 2004 reached about $4.6 billion world-wide....   [tags: music industry, cause effect paper] 943 words
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The Effect of the Cold War on Chile - The Effect of the Cold War on Chile In the midst of a Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, countries in Latin America find themselves caught in the middle of a Marxist Revolutionary movement and the US counterrevolutionary reaction (Chasteen 285). In order to prevent Latin America from adopting Communist views they created the National Security Doctrine which justifies the attacks of enemies internally and externally, and provides military funding for such acts (Nelson-Pallmeyer 34-35)....   [tags: Latin American History in the XXth century]
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Habituation: The Effect of Television on Politics - One of the readings that captured my attention was Diana C. Mutz's Effects of "In-Your-Face" Television Discourse on Perceptions of a Legitimate Opposition. American news media has interested me since I moved to the country, probably because television of that kind was a complete novelty for me until then. The most striking feature that I noticed before anything else was the rampant partisanship and the complete lack of effort to even disguise it. The media's importance in a country like Pakistan is diminished, since other issues of even great fundamental importance to the well-being of democracy usually dominate discussion....   [tags: Media, Politics] 1965 words
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The Combined Effect of Corrision and Erosion - ... If the condensate are contaminated by CO2 and oxygen which is present in the steam, then it could increase the corrosion rate. The decomposition of bicarbonates in the steam results in the formation of carbonic acid. This acidity in the steam further increases the corrosion. At elevated temperatures and pressures pH of water also falls to 6.0. Naturally, temperature and oxygen content are the factors that will most aggravate the corrosion reactions. It has been established that an increase of temperature up to 180°C results in more than fourfold increase of the corrosion rate of carbon steel in neutral solutions....   [tags: metal surface, mechanism, water pipe] 2162 words
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The Effect of Domestic Violence on Children - Studies indicate that 30-43% of children in the United States have witnessed some form of physical violence between their parents. This violence can have a profound effect on preschoolers cognitive and emotional development. Studies suggest that younger children may be more vulnerable to the effects of witnessing domestic violence than older children (Johnson and Lieberman, 2011) so it is very disturbing to recognize that young children are more likely to witness incidents of violence than older children (Ybarra, Wilkens, & Lieberman, 2011)....   [tags: Impact Domestic Violence Children]
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The Effect of Stress on Academic Performance - ... 2. What are the symptoms of stress. 3. On which factors academic performance depends. 4. What is the relation between stress and academic performance. This review of the literature on how stress is affecting academic performance of students focuses on these four questions. From where and how concept of Human Stress started. Lazarus (1966) in his book has mentioned that word stress become more prominent for human after World War ii. Before that it has only being used for engineering where it is applied as extra force exerted on inorganic matter to deform it....   [tags: human stress, symptoms] 1322 words
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The Effect of Bilingualism on The Working Memory - Introduction Learning and memory are related to each other. So, people look at them as one issue. However, the specialists consider them two different processes. You can learn any language by living in the country in which the language is spoken or by studying it at school. Then, you can use your memory to speak that language by retrieving the words that you have memorized. Memory is important to learn anything. It helps you to store the information then you can use them in need. Our memory is not only one process....   [tags: balanced, dominant, recessive] 1551 words
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The Effect of Sensory Input on Metabolism - ... Hearing is from the organ of the ear, the ear has a unique shape that pushes sound into the tympanic membrane. For a deep voice the ear can go through sixteen cycles per second and for high pitch voice up to twenty-eight thousand cycles per second. Taste is received by receptors call taste buds and every organism has them. Taste buds send sensations to the brain that makes humans crave food. The nose is the organism that allows organisms to smell. The nose is lined with mucous membranes that have smell receptors connected to the olfactory nerve that send sensations to the brain....   [tags: lubricina metabolism, CO2 levels] 595 words
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The Basic Idea of the Photoelectric Effect - Modern Digital Sensors use two main types of systems; CCD (charge-coupled device) and CMOS APS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor active pixel sensor). Light is made of photons. A photon is an indivisible particle of light. The basic idea of the Photoelectric effect is the observation that electrons are emitted from energy levels when hit with enough energy from a photon. In this context, photons hit electrons found inside the sensor, and with enough energy escapes into the conduction band, which is a higher energy level....   [tags: digital sensors, semiconductor] 557 words
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Alcoholism and the Effect on the Familly - Alcohol has been around for years, used for social events, as an addition to dinner or dessert, and as a relaxation aid. It can also be used to supplement hardship, pain, frustration, and other difficult mental health issues. Alcoholism is considered a disease and an addiction; like many other addictions or diseases, it can be easier to ignore the issue than to deal with it. Similarly to other addictions, the kids in the house are subject to the negativity from an alcohol addiction; they can be ignored, treated poorly, they can feel ashamed or helpless, and if the parent promises to quit and then does not, they can get frustrated....   [tags: ramification, alcohol, highscool drop out]
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The Effect of Colonialism On The World - Sometime I think about the problems and effects that colonialism have caused in the whole world. Is it good or bad. “Colonialism has always had a bad reputation” (1). I suppose in essence, for the people being colonized, it cannot be a good thing. The world wide scramble for colonies, particularly in the late 19 early 20th centaury, had a tremendous negative effects on the economic, social, and political structures of indigenous, non-industrialized people. The idea of colonialism is to take resources from one country to use for the benefit of the colonizing country....   [tags: Colonialism] 1363 words
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Prosocial Behavior and the Bystander Effect - According to Aronson, Wilson, and Akert (2013) prosocial behavior is defined as an act performed for the benefit of another person. Altruism is referred to as the want to help another individual even if it means no benefits, or possibly a cost, for the helper (Aronson, Wilson, & Akert, 2013). One particular factor, the bystander effect, has a profound impact on whether or not people help others. The bystander effect states that as the number of people who witness an emergency increases, the likelihood that any of those people will help decreases (Aronson et al., 2013)....   [tags: psychology, altruism]
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The Effect a Society Has on an Immigrant - Societies have changed over the years; our identities play a huge role in this world. Because we live in a heterogeneous society, many people may have dilemmas when it comes to constructing their identity. The effect the society can have on an immigrant is immense; living in a foreign country can easily change one’s identity. Despite the fact that Maalouf and I are both immigrants with double personalities deprived of the worrisome in exposing our identities, we’re at a variance with our perception towards constructing identities and the society’s attitude towards us....   [tags: sense, blood, nationality, identity] 546 words
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The Effect of Day Care on Children - ... Due to a study being conducted in Florida, day care centers provide the children with healthy meals and snacks. Their teachers and parents are also being encouraged to live a healthy lifestyle in order to be a good influence to the children. The amount of screen time (movies and video games) per day has been reduced, and children are encouraged to participate in physical activities for at least an hour a day. The researchers involved say that the results to this study look positive so far, and the final results for the study will be published in 2014 (Natale et al., 2013, pp....   [tags: parenthood, child development]
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The Mongols and Their Effect on China - ... Under the Mongol regime, silk production was encouraged, with fascinating tax stipulation. This really became a renaissance of Silk Trade, which was found in Tang dynasty, but was forgotten almost during the subsequent Song dynasty. Though there were many economic benefits during the initial conquering of China, as time progressed it was clear that the net economic effect was derogatory, owing mostly to failed conquests. The Mongols were nomads, and as such it was an ingrained value to them that they should expand their empire....   [tags: oriental history]
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Music and its Effect on the Mind - Music is something that almost every person has their own preference to and their own idea of what genre they like above all else. It is something so simple that is involved in almost everyone's life. Just walking down the street, one may see a jogger listening to an iPod or a driver in a car listening to their stereo. Music is all around and is used in so many things. Commercials, movies, television shows, and so many other means of media rely on getting the right song to relay this specific message to their audience, but how exactly do they know that what they are playing will even affect their listeners....   [tags: Misuc, Fetus, Pregnancy, Therapy]
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The Effect of Media on the World - Though the letter was replaced by a tweet, and the newspaper boy was replaced by a blogger, the effect of the media on the world is unparalleled. Still, there is always going to be the question of how much, and by what means, does the media affect our lives. To try to answer this question, resources such as the Imprints textbook, multiple news articles in prominent news agencies and other sources like The Guardian and Al Jazeera, and the movie Bowling for Columbine are used and fully credited....   [tags: social media, news, communication]
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The Mozart Effect of Boosting IQ - ... Will patterns within music in some way stimulate the brain by means of triggering comparable actions which are associated with neural clusters. (Chabris, Christopher F. 1999) Shaw later on joined up with two other experts, Frances Rauscher and Katherine K, in order to get results in the research which they have called “Mozart Effect”. They ended up publicizing a overview of the results off their test. They had 36 college students in which they designated to of the three groups. Than each on of this students done the exact pretest....   [tags: music, intelligence, experiment] 851 words
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The Effect of Music on Teens - ... Andy is a good example of an artist caring for his fans and doing what he can to help make their lives better. Music artists also help teens who have low self-esteem or are afraid to be themselves because of what others may think of them. In the song “Set the World on Fire,” by Black Veil Brides, Andy sings about how people should grab the world by the throat and not be afraid to do what you want to do in life. In this song Andy encourages his fans to follow their dreams no matter what and if anyone devotes themselves to something then they will succeed....   [tags: positive roles, self-esteem] 803 words
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The Effect of Natural Disaster on a Society - Even though it is currently possible to predict most natural disasters and minimize their consequences, major social impacts still have been seen over recent decades. In this essay, a natural disaster is defined as a naturally occurring event that exerts adverse effects onto human society, including those caused by geological factors and infectious organisms. It may result in a wide range of aftermaths, however, only the most prominent ones of these will be examined including casualties caused by a disaster, public health crises and economic depression....   [tags: Natural Disaster]
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The Impact on Society of the Entitlement Effect - The issue of entitlement elevated in the 1980’s and led to a whole generation of youth thinking someone owes them; migrating from the thought process ingrained in previous generations. This era generally has an exaggerated sense of self importance that is not commensurate with their actual level of achievement. Every generation changes, adjusts in many ways due to the influence from the previous generation. In an effort to co-exist, adult generations tend to relax or over adjust on morals, values, and ethics passed down from their parents....   [tags: Generation Y Entitlement]
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The Effect of the Great Depression Worldwide - ... There have been multiple riots in France such as, The night of 6 February 1934, as well as the Popular Front riot. During the February riot 16 people were killed, and over 2,000 were injured by the police and guards. However the Popular Front was successful and took over the government under the leadership of Leon Blum. Because of the Popular Front’s riot, there was a mixed government, when concluded in France being the last country to recover from the Depression. France was also really big in tourism, which was a major income for them....   [tags: economic, disaster, unemployment, debt]
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The Effect of Dampness on a Building - ... For prevent the dampness to occurs in building the installation of Damp-proof course(DPC) and Damp-proof membrane(DPM) is importance, That can prevent or less the water to enter to the building structure, and should be install properly. 1.2 RESEARCH QUESTION The aim for our research is about the Dampness in building and the impact for the building. To analyze the research we search the answer for this question: I. What is dampness in building II. The effect of Dampness to building 2.2 DAMPNESS Dampness can define as water penetrating via the wall and specific element of the building (J.Douglas & J.Stewart Stirling.1997)....   [tags: building failure, leaks, ] 984 words
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Cause and Effect of Illegal Immigration - Illegal immigration still remains as one of the major problems on the U.S-Mexico border in our country. The effect of having illegal immigrants in our country puts the U.S in a dire situation. Many people are even starting to question the authority of the U.S. Customs and U.S. Border Patrol agents. Even though Homeland Security is always consistently hiring for U.S customs and border patrol agents to watch over the southern border to make sure no illegal immigrants sneak into the U.S. Many people are blaming illegal immigration for the loss of “American” jobs and why many Americans cannot find work today in the U.S....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Drugs: The Negative Effect of Crocodile - The key ingredient of Krokodil is desomorphine which resembles opiates. Krokodil is dihydrodesoxymorphine, dihydrodesoxymorhpine-D. The difference is desomorphine is semi-synthetic opioid. The believed mechanism of action is opioid receptor agonist which causes an increase in endorphin levels because the drug’s similarity to opioids. Krokodil is an agonists of mu opioid receptors, and fewer agonistic activity on kappa and delta opioid receptors. Opioids inhibit the nerve transmission because it binds mu opioid receptors postsynaptically and presynaptically to the dorsal horn of the spinal cord (Pharmacology Weekly, 2009)....   [tags: nausea, vomiting, constipation]
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The Effect of Mass Media on Society - In today’s society, the mass media plays a major role in how people: think, feel and behave in their daily lives. Mass media is communication—whether written, broadcast, or spoken—that reaches a large audience. This includes television, radio, advertising, movies, the Internet, newspapers, magazines, and so forth. The mass media impacts so many globally because of the messages that are sent out through things like billboards, TV, and magazines. Mass media is very beneficial in our world, but has its down falls as well....   [tags: sterotypes, lessons, roles, women, girls] 1802 words
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The Effect of Music in Students - ... An example of a social aspect music can affect is students social acceptance. As one student states, “Music is without a doubt a universal language that transcends time, generations, and cultures” (Caroline H, 2010). In other words, music can help people be more accepted/accepting towards others, no matter their differences, because music is something all types of people can relate to and talk about without hesitation. Music can strike us in profound ways that can be transferred into our everyday lives....   [tags: education, social connection, mental healing]
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Uncovering the Third Man - ... Multiple supernatural and scientific theories have been produced to try and describe this phenomena of the third man, but none have been proven. Although there are many possible explanations for why a “third man” appears in life or death situations, it is most likely that a presence appears due to the heavy amount of stress put on the body. One theory, as to where the third man comes from, is that when the human body is in life threatening situations, the third man is revealed as a survival tool that one’s brain has until this moment hidden....   [tags: the angel effect]
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The Effect Parents Have on Their Children. - Why is it important that parents make wise decisions. It is important because these choices not only affect themselves but also affect their children. Parents and caregivers are vital to the development and growth of children. Parents play a crucial role in every stage of childhood and can play a positive role in helping them get the best out of life. The most simplest decisions in a parents life could damage the life of a child. That's why the way parents raise their children play an important role and have different effects on their child's life....   [tags: Parenting ]
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Fracking and its Effect on the Environment - Oil and natural gas companies have developed a way to drill for natural gas, a process called hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. Natural gas is a flammable gas mixture consisting of methane and several other hydrocarbons that occur naturally underground. Natural gas is used as fuel for heating, cooking, and even in some automobiles like the “RideOn” buses. This technique has only recently become economically feasible with the rising prices of fossil fuels, and there is much potential for recovering natural gas through fracking....   [tags: hydraulic fracturing, argumentative]
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The Detrimental Effect of War on People - ... In Victorian times, masculinity was seen as a male being: courageous; enduring; protecting of the weak; fit and well-developed physically. A stereotypical assumption was that men had to develop their body to be able to educate their minds, though the only thing they weren’t developing, according to E.M. Forster, was an ‘undeveloped heart-not a cold one’. It is likely that this caused the stigma that the men had at the time of the war, men being afraid to put across their feelings and emotions because it was seen as wrong by them from a young age....   [tags: world war I, veterans, sleep deprivation]
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The Deterrence Effect and Criminal Justice - Over the years a theory known as the deterrence effect has been proposed to the world of capital punishment. People believe that if you do something wrong, in this case, kill someone, then you will be put to death therefore preventing you from committing that wrong act again. This theory also states that by viewing or hearing about your punishment then others around you will not follow in your footsteps which will decrease the number of criminal acts committed. Econometric studies have started a panel data in order to view the validity of this theory....   [tags: Deterrence, Criminal Justice, ] 662 words
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The Effect Of Tourism On Regional Spain - An analysis of the effect tourism has had on regional Spain. Spain’s tourism industry has experienced exceptional growth since the first visitors arrived at San Sebastian in the early 1900’s (Barke et al. 1996). In the 1960’s, following their European counterparts, Spain launched a major promotional campaign attracting international visitors. This initiated the tourism boom; a period of intense structural and economic growth during which tourist arrivals grew by 16.5 million between 1973 and 1987 (Solsten and Menditz, 1988) and created an industry that today accounts for ‘11% of Spain’s GDP’ (OECD Publishing, 2008:198)....   [tags: Tourism] 802 words
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The Effect of the Battle at Antietam - The Effect of the Battle at Antietam The effects of the bloodiest battle in American military history spread all over the world; however, the resulting Emancipation Proclamation, in particular, had an enormous impact on Britain’s decision to not recognize the Confederacy as a nation. During a low point for the Union, the birth of this pivotal piece of anti-slavery legislation from the Battle at Antietam helped deter Britain from intervening. The Battle at Antietam and the resulting Proclamation were colossal victories for the Union as they discouraged the intervention of the British, preventing potential war between the United States and Great Britain....   [tags: Military History]
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The Negative Effect of Television on People - Of course, Television, one of the main sources of entertainment is pleasurable. Most adults and children find it very interesting to watch television programs. A good number of individuals in the society are unaware that their time, fervor and even their personal rights are sacrificed to watching television. Although television is enjoyable, accessible, cheap and attractive, most of the contents depicted by it such as violence and sexual intercourse have adverse influences on its viewers....   [tags: Psychology ]
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The Effect of Infectious Diseases on Humanity - In 1859, Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, a work of literature that not only provided a working framework for the theory of evolution, “descent with modification” by means of natural selection, but also explained how the cumulative impact of natural selection influenced an organism and its environment. Darwin, however, neglected to mention how infectious diseases have served as a pivotal selective force in natural selection (Lederberg, 1999). Since animals first walked the earth, they have had to live with microscopic organism, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Children, Marriage, and the Effect on Society - Marriage is one of those truths that are important for the foundation of any healthy society. There are two ways to approach it. One is from a utilitarian standpoint: Why is marriage a good thing for our society. The other standpoint: Why is it an intrinsic good. To answer these questions, let me first address the culture in which we live and why marriage is an institution that is countercultural. In its essence, marriage is a selfless act. It is the act of giving oneself to somebody else and becoming one....   [tags: marriage, family, divorce, healthy society]
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The Peasants' Revolt and Effect on England - The most serious revolt upon all the revolts that Medieval England has experienced is the Peasants’ Revolt, which erupted in June 1381. Despite being described as the first step towards democracy, the demerits of the Peasants' Revolt overcome its merits (that are overemphasized.) Peasants did not achieve all their rightful demands at the time and it is not certain that its effect is ongoing till this day. When the Black Death spread in Europe from 1348 to 1351,about 30% of the population died and many manors were left short of workers....   [tags: democracy, demands, merits]
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The Effect of Globalization on Japan - ... Third, English speakers are often perceived as international educated elites. Finally, the belief in the usefulness of English estranges non-English-speaking newcomers from communication in English and conforms them into Japanese monolingualism. I did not consider until now how the proliferation of English could have a detrimental effect on cultural and linguistic diversity. This article is the antithesis of the arguments that English is a lingua franca that connects people from diverse backgrounds and that enforcing the learning and teaching of English can only be helpful in promoting cultural awareness and openness....   [tags: environmental management, communication, economy]
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The Placebo Effect: Defendable Deception? - Buddha once said, “The mind is everything. What you think, you become.” The human brain possesses abilities and powers far beyond what one could ever imagine. Throughout the years, various studies have proven the brain’s capability to heal the body in a phenomenon known as the placebo effect. In short, this effect occurs when a doctor prescribes faux pills or gives fake operations to his patient, and the patient still recovers because of the immense power of the mind. Though employing the placebo effect means a doctor deceives his patient, this practice encounters much success; therefore, it should be allowed....   [tags: health, power of the mind]
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Sources of Mercury and Health Effect - ... Rocks, sediments, water and soil also naturally contain small amounts of mercury; scientists have even found some local mineral occurrences and thermal springs that are natural high in mercury (USGS, 2009). Secondary sources of mercury result from burning fossil fuels and smelting metals. Mercury is also a by-product of gold and zinc mining. Mercury is also found in many rocks one of them being coal, when coal is burned in power plants the mercury is release into the air. Other contributions include burning hazardous wastes, producing chlorine, breaking mercury products, and spilling mercury, as well as the incorrect treatment and disposal of products or wastes containing mercury can ca...   [tags: sources, heavy metals, environmental issues]
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Effect of Global Warming on Animals - Global warming is one of the most serious problems that people all over the world are dealing with. In fact, however, many people may not realize that global warming also affects animals as badly as it does to human. All Americans should help protect animals from global warming because global warming changes animals’ habitats, decreases food supplies of animals, and even shortens animals’ lifespan. One huge impact of global warming is the change in animals’ habitats. When the earth’s temperature is increasing, it creates the change of weather conditions in a certain area, which causes some kinds of animals in this area to live with many difficulties, or sometimes those kinds of animals are f...   [tags: Climate Change, Argumentative Essay] 673 words
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Effect on choice of buying behaviors - How many times does someone go to the store and just stare at all the selections of options. How many options of potato chips and cookies can there really be. Is having a large selection more of a headache than, possibly a full stomach. There is a phenomenon called “Too-Much Choice effect” (TMC), which Iyengar and Lepper explained in 2000. The size of the set can and does have an affect on buying behaviors, along with a few other factors such as the time allotted to make the decision, along with there being an option of no option....   [tags: Mixed Subject Design, Justification]
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The Effect of Age on Communication - ... Generational Characteristics Being part of the Generation X (1960-1980) some characteristic that show up are, being a “latch key kid”, skeptical, desiring directness, and independent (Kersten para 17-19). Divorce among the parents of this generation is also common and it fits like a shoe for this one. Some personal characteristics that may not apply to everyone in this generation are the want to know everything and will ask questions until satisfied with the answer. Technology can be good but it is not a must in life....   [tags: generationals, technology, information]
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Effect of Climate Change on Animals - "We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words” (Anna Sewell). There is undeniable evidence that animals are being affected by climate change. Even though the effects are difficult to measure, there are many different ways animals are being affected. With the loss of predator and prey species it affects the life cycles in the food chain. The earth’s climate change causes habitats such as snow, ice, or forest areas to alter, resulting in loss of habitat and food accessibility as well as causing extinction....   [tags: Global Warming Essays]
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Effect of Contaminants on Human Populations - ... When they are exposed at controlled concentrations they are okay, but if an accident or spill occurs, then they are at an increased risk of exposure. While OSHA has studied the effects of these chemicals on the workers and evaluated the safety and potential risks for handling them, natural gas extraction is an extremely dangerous job for workers. The risks of the job are well understood and studied, however, the health implications of short and long-term exposure to these chemicals has not....   [tags: low-income, health risks, children]
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Effect of technology on business communication - There has been a huge increase globally in the use of technologically mediated communication in business in recent years and it also effected on the business environment in Afghanistan and will continue up to next ten to fifteen years. Technology has significant affect on business communication especially in Afghanistan. According to Walden University College of Management and Technology, communication through email, text messaging, instant messaging and social networking have significant effect on business communication (Morley, 2008)....   [tags: Afghanistan, social media]
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Effect of Teamwork on Employee Performance - SECTION-I INTRODUCTION In this era of increased competition, leaders recognize the importance of teamwork more than ever before. Teams can expand the outputs of individuals through collaboration. Employees who have effective teamwork skills are becoming the standard for the organization (Alie, Beam and Carey, 1998). Teamwork is one mean of improving man-power utilization and potentially raising performance of individual. Teamwork may impact favorably on establishment performance, job satisfaction and increased employee commitment level (Sparrow, 2003)....   [tags: Business Management]
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Tablets and Their Effect on Children - As we already know, the rate of technological advancement has increased substantially in the last ten years. The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C were released in mid-October. The PS4 and Xbox One game systems are to be released within a week of each other this fall. We no longer have to wait very long for new versions of popular companies’ devices. In fact, we have almost become expectant and impatient of these new installments. This generation operates devices that elder generations would have never thought possible....   [tags: technology, academics, social skills, tool]
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The Effect of Advertisements on Youth - During any given day, a person is exposed to a constant stream of advertising. It has become a part of life, quietly seeping into the subconscious while watching television programs, shopping for groceries, or even on the daily commutes. The main purpose of advertising is to illicit an emotion that drives us to purchase the end product. They influence attitudes, ideas and behaviors in those watching, and unfortunately those shifts aren’t always toward the positive. In the last ten years, there has been a large increase in the teenage population with anorexia and obesity disorders(Dens 368)....   [tags: Advertising] 2057 words
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The Economy in India: Recessionary Effect - ... The hit on other sectors like infrastructure and mining had also resulted a fall in the Commercial Vehicle segment. In the given situation, where the entire world and India was affected by recession effect, Amtek, with a view to go into greenfield project, was trying to see all the dimension of the possibilities which either can favour or prevent it’s goal to be materialised. Amtek had taken a decision to venture into green field projects of steel in all the good faith that the booming condition of market would sustain....   [tags: sales, goods, automotive industry] 792 words
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Benefits of the Placebo Effect - ... Even though placebos do not act directly on the disease, it affects about 30% of people who experienced it.(Tulsa Brain Tumor Clinic.) People taking placebos have experienced reduced pain, healed ulcers, eased nausea, and many other illnesses.(ScienceDaily.) As many people suggest, the placebo is actually an expectancy effect; when people already know what the result of taking a pill is supposed to be, their brain unconsciously changes the reaction to make the results come true.(How the Placebo Effect Works.) A placebo experiment is any experiment in which a pill that is activel or procedure is tested against a pill or procedure that provides no medical benefit....   [tags: treatment, brain, expectancy] 929 words
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Problems of the Bystander Effect - It was chilly dawn on March 13th, 1964 that 28-year-old bar manager Catherine Kitty Genovese was walking home. While she was walking towards her house, a 29-year-old machine operator came out and stabbed her twice in the back. Catherine was frightened and desperately screamed for help. There were 38 citizens who watched the killer stabbing the woman, but no one called the police as they did not want to be involved in the situation. As a result, Catherine died while her urgent cries were unanswered by 38 witnesses (Martin Gansberg, 1964)....   [tags: Genovese syndrome, ethics, psychology, society]
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Divorce and Its Effect On Children - I. Introdution Divorce is a heavy concept that has many implications for those involved. The situation becomes even more consequential when children are considered. As divorce has become more commonplace in society, millions of children are affected by the separation of the nuclear family. How far-reaching are these effects. And is there a time when divorce is beneficial to the lives of the children. This paper will examine some of the major research and several different perspectives regarding the outcomes of divorce for the children involved, and whether it can actually be in the best interest of the kids....   [tags: Family Issues]
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Effect of Media and Mass Communication - The media is a powerful presence within the lives of others. It can be described as the main channel of mass communication. Media is often used to deliver a message to a large audience who are diverse. It can be written, broadcast or spoken. Media is a significant force within modern culture. Culture can be defined as the norms and values of a society. In our culture, the communications media hold an influential place in disseminating information, forming attitudes, and motivating behaviour. Technological advances are increasing the role of the media and its capacity to shape public opinion....   [tags: print, Johanes Gutemberg]
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The Effect of Television on Obesity - The Effects of Television on Obesity In today’s world, society relies heavily on technology for daily life. Anywhere from the alarm clock that wakes us up in the morning to the phones we use to talk to one another. Social media is part of technology. I know that I’m apart of social media just by watching television. I watch television for about three hours a day. I counted the number of commercials during a half hour show. There were twenty one commercials and sixteen of them had some sort of food....   [tags: daily life, technology, media, health, active life]
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Sleep and Its Effect on Learning - Sleep and Its Effect on Learning Introduction Sleep is a reversible, repetitive, and active behavior which plays different roles. These roles include restoration processes, memory consolidation, learning or growth. As argued out by Curcio, Ferrara and De Gennaro (2006), during sleep, neuro-cognitive, psychological, as well as behavioral processes take place. Many individuals sacrifice their sleep with an aim of carrying out extra activities. However, sleep loss has been found to have various negative effects....   [tags: performance, academics, memory]
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Effect of Teamwork on Employee Performance - SECTION-III METHODOLOGY The research study was based on quantitative research technique. The study was conducted to investigate the effect of employee teamwork on employee performance. The data was collected from Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa (KPK) Peshawar city. The research study analyzes the impact of the independent variables that is employee teamwork, learning, goal attainment, job satisfaction on employee performance which is dependent variable. During the research study, researcher’s interference was minimal, unit of analysis was individual and type of study was cross sectional....   [tags: Business Management]
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The Effect of Alzheimer's on Elders - Imagine a life where one does not recognize his family or friends. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is an escalating disease that damages mental function and memory. Symptoms of the disease usually begin slowly and worsen over time, interfering with daily tasks and one’s lifestyle. Alzheimer’s is the third leading cause of death. It has become “a significant health problem in the last twenty five years because of increasing life spans and the scientific recognition that significant memory loss is not a normal part of aging” (Akbar 8)....   [tags: most common form of dementia]
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Effect of Marijuana on American Society - ... Marijuana however can still be obtained for medical use in eighteen other states. It is popular with cancer patients who suffer from pain or nausea caused by chemotherapy. It is estimated that 22 million pounds of marijuana are grown in America every year. According to martherjones.com, “80% comes from California, Tennessee, Kentucky, Hawaii, and Washington” (Harkinson). California is one of the most popular states for growing Marijuana due to its year round temperature, water availability, and sunshine....   [tags: legalizing cannabis, paying taxes]
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Negative Effect of Media on Individuals - There are two ways that social media can affect us personally. The first of those two ways is by affecting the physical health of the user. 1. Social media promotes weight gain. Sitting in front of a computer screen, or looking at your phone all day, limits the amount of time that could be used to exercise or do something physically active. a. According to my class survey, more than three-fourths of the class spends around two to two and a half hours per day using social media. A lot of this time could be reduced to provide an opportunity to do something physically active....   [tags: gaining weight, sleeping patterns] 1209 words
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Repressed Memory: The Missinginformation Effect - Imagine having a memory of a very traumatic event resurface in your mind after forgetting about it for twenty years. That is what happened to Eileen Franklin in 1989 when she had recovered what is called a repressed memory of her father, George Franklin, killing her friend in 1969, which eventually lead to her father getting a sentence of life in prison (Beaver, 1996). A repressed memory is a memory that is not forgotten, but is a memory of something traumatic that is blocked and not recovered unless triggered by something....   [tags: misleading postevent information] 1726 words
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The Oxygen Effect in Radiobiology - The oxygen effect plays a great role in the treatment and diagnosis of cancers and in imaging. As will be shown, it is a complex issue with many different facets. There is no clear, concrete evidence for even the most logical and well known theories, which have not always been as such. New evidence arises quickly and is contested just as fast, leading to great debate, but also to great revelations into the true nature of an effect as complicated as the oxygen effect in radiobiology.. A brief history of the study of the oxygen effect will give some insight into the intensity of study and the ever changing attitudes and theories surrounding it....   [tags: cancer, Swartz, apoptosis, oxygenation]
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The Doctrine of Double Effect - ... People do not actually act with a knowledge of what effects will be caused by their actions. These standards can easily be manipulated by a person attempting to justify their actions and this has been done in many instances. A scenario commonly used to explain the Doctrine of Double Effect is called the “trolley problem.” In this scenario, there is a runaway trolley that is certain to kill five people on the tracks unless you decide to reroute the trolley along a different path killing one person....   [tags: Thomas Aquinas, moral actions] 2079 words
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Classical Music: The Mozart Effect - The Mozart effect is a phenomena whereby listening to ten minutes of Mozart’s music, a person’s spatial IQ is boosted by 8-9 points (on the Stanford-Binet IQ Scale), in comparison to listening to ten minutes of a relaxation tape or silence (Rauscher, Shaw and Ky, 1993). This literature review critically assesses the key works and concepts concerning the Mozart effect, specifically its methodologies, its limits, and finally, alternative theories. While some academics argue that ‘listening to Mozart makes babies smarter’ is a valid claim (___,__;____,__), others denounce it (___,__;___,__)....   [tags: iq, listening, arousal theory, babies]
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