Search Results

Free Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "effect"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
Limitations of the Anchoring Effect - ... Then, each student had to write down the last two digits of their social security number as if it was the price of the item. If the last two digits were 11, then the bottle of wine was priced at $11. If the two numbers were 88, the cordless trackball was $88. After they wrote down the pretend price, they bid. Sure enough, the anchoring effect scrambled their ability to judge the value of the items. People with high social security numbers paid up to 346 percent more than those with low numbers....   [tags: relativity trap, reaction, negotiations] 1021 words
(2.9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Mozart Effect: Don Campbell - The correlation between music and individuals is a very heavily researched topic. This literature review will critically evaluate the claim made by Don Campbell (1997, p.24) that ‘playing Mozart makes babies smarter’. This review will look at the history of the Mozart effect and also look at a range of sources that support and also go against the claim that the Mozart effect makes babies smarter. These claims will be analysed through the three main measurements in relation the Mozart effect these are spatial reasoning, arousal and also mood....   [tags: music, individuals, classical music]
:: 7 Works Cited
913 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Citizens Effect on Social Change - 1. What obligations do we have as citizens to effect social change. What powers do we have as members of our communities and societies to effect change. Use specific examples. Within Canada, every citizen has fundamental rights and freedoms, some are rights and others are privileges. It is every individual’s responsibility to be aware of the law and rules of Canada. Paying taxes is a prime example of an obligation that a citizen has which positively effects social change within society. You have the right to defend your own rights if questioned, also if it is your obligation to protect and defend the rights and freedoms of other individuals....   [tags: laws, priviledges, change, commuity] 584 words
(1.7 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ambient Music's Effect on Sleep - Abstract Listening to music is a commonly accepted means of reducing stress and enhancing relaxation, and while studies exist detailing music’s effect on the human mind while awake, there is a lack of study on its effect during sleep. By forgoing research on music’s effect on sleep, the possibility of improving sleep through non-pharmaceutical means is reduced, thus imposing more expensive, side-effect ridden treatments onto people suffering from sleep problems. Since studies show that music is a positive stimulus to human emotion, one raises questions of how emotion changes during times of inactive thought and analysis of surroundings....   [tags: Research Analysis] 1757 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Violence: The Double Whammy Effect - ... The victim senses the growing tension in the abuser. Fearing the abuse may happen at any time, the victim may go out of their way in an attempt to keep the peace. Feeling as if s/he is walking on eggshells, the victim is extra careful not to trigger an explosion. The abuser becomes gradually more abusive, often with “minor” incidents such as slapping, verbal abuse and increased controlling behavior. The victim allows the abusive behavior in a desperate attempt to keep it from escalating....   [tags: domestic violence, child abuse] 2138 words
(6.1 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Effect of Part-Time Jobs - 1.0 Introduction I have been asked to do research and I have chosen to do research on the caused that lead students to do part time job; part time job effects on student’s performance and; the factors that can help to improve student’s performance. As I aware most of the students of higher education institution do part-time job either in weekends or semester break. In the same time these situations became a phenomenon among students of higher education institution and lower education institution....   [tags: student´s performance, education, employment]
:: 5 Works Cited
1694 words
(4.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
What is the Multiplier Effect? - During the time of economic crisis starting around 2010 different rationalities have been taken to try and continue economic growth while maintaining a stable government system that is helping and not hurting. When examining government spending and how it affects the growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) there seems to be disagreements on if it was helping or damaging the prospective growth that could be made. By using the Multiplier Effect the government can estimate how to adjust their government spending and how it effects the spending of the consumer, investments and spending of country’s exports....   [tags: economic growth, crisis, cut spendings]
:: 4 Works Cited
1296 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Technology: Its Effect on Education - Education is “The act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life” (Education). Technology comes in many forms including the Internet. It can be used in many different ways, one being educational purposes. Throughout history, technology has had an effect on Education; examples of this are the Internet, online courses, the use of technology in class, and with these there are also limitations....   [tags: Technology ]
:: 1 Works Cited
1101 words
(3.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Desired Effect: First Impressions - The Desired Effect: First Impressions Whether we like it or not, it takes just three seconds to come to a conclusion about someone new (Flora, 2004). First impressions strike like lightning and before you hear the thunder, you have formed a first opinion. In First Impressions Matter, “According to New York University, Graduate School of Business, people make eleven decisions about us in the first seven seconds of contact: (1) education level, (2) economic level, (3) perceived creditability and believability, (4) trustworthiness, (5) level of sophistication, (6) sexual identification, (7) level of success, (8) political background, (9) religious background, (10) ethnic background, and (11) s...   [tags: Psychology, First Impression] 655 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Facebook Effect: Research Study - ... Participants were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: the Facebook-self group, the Facebook-other group, or the offline group. To ensure that participants in both Facebook condition actively browse Facebook pages, they were told that they will have to answer questions regarding their browsing experience. Participants in the Facebook-self group spent three minutes viewing their condition after being explicitly instructed to (1) not edit the content on their Facebook page and (2) remain on the pages within their profile....   [tags: Rosenberg self esteem scale, ] 612 words
(1.7 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Childhood Obesity and Its Effect - Childhood obesity is considered to be a serious issue among our youth. Obesity can cause many types of physical problems, which most are aware of, but it can also cause some undesirable internal feelings within children and adolescents who suffer from it. Self-esteem, or self-worth, is important as it helps develop personality and is a major ingredient to our mental health status (Wang, F. and Veugelers, P. J., 2008). Some have said obesity may even have a negative effect on cognitive development, as well....   [tags: Psychosocial, Cognitive Development]
:: 7 Works Cited
1273 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Video Games Effect On Society - Video Games Effect On Society The U.S. population consumes violence media voraciously. Youths between the ages of 8 and 18 spend more than 40 hours per week using some type of media, not counting school or homework assignments (Rideout et al.). Television is the most common source of violent media, but electronic video games are rapidly growing in popularity. Numerous studies have shown that video games, especially ones with violent content, make teens more aggressive. Part of the increase in aggressive behavior is linked to the amount of time children are allowed to play video games....   [tags: video games, teens, entertaintment]
:: 13 Works Cited
1495 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Effect of Frankenstein's Monster - Countless situations created in life will always have some consequence, whether the outcome is a positive outcome or a negative outcome. During the novel, Frankenstein, there are many incidents portrayed through the characters that have both a positive outcome and a negative outcome, no matter the type of situation. The majorities of the situations that are conveyed in this novel almost always have a negative outcome because of the way the effects damage and hurt the innocence of the other characters in the story....   [tags: Mary Shelley novel analysis] 1236 words
(3.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Media Effect on Body Image - Media Effect on Body Image: Effects Media has on the Way we View Ourselves and Others Attractiveness We all have our ideas of beautiful and attractive everyone views themselves and others differently. Growing up, many people judge others by looks before they get to truly know someone. Media portrays people in ways that make society believe that everyone should look the way photoshopped, airbrushed celebrities look. As seen in a recent online video “SEE IT: Woman's body dramatically altered with Photoshop.” A 37-second video which shows a model who is transformed to the point that she is almost unrecognizable....   [tags: unreal perfection, self esteem] 810 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Media's Effect on Society's Perspectives - Media's Effect on Society's Perspectives More so than any other aspects of modern life, the mass media determines the public opinions on issues in the United States and around the world. Many different forms of media exist in developed nations along with many assessments about each of these innovations and their respective impacts on society. As with all sociological issues, there exist four major divisions of perspective: the interactionalist, functionalist, feminist, and conflict theorists. Each of these groups shares a few opinion connections with the others but all employ their own unequivocal views which establish them distinctly from one another....   [tags: Media] 905 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Media's Effect on Society's Perspectives - More so than any other aspects of modern life, the mass media determines the public opinions on issues in the United States and around the world. Many different forms of media exist in developed nations along with many assessments about each of these innovations and their respective impacts on society. As with all sociological issues, there exist four major divisions of perspective: the interactionalist, functionalist, feminist, and conflict theorists. Each of these groups shares a few opinion connections with the others but all employ their own unequivocal views which establish them distinctly from one another....   [tags: Media] 1126 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Marital Relationships and Their Effect - For a 13 year old, life couldn’t have been more horrendous then that of my years in middle school. The work was taxing but more than that my personal life suffered from exhaustion, failing grades, depression, and dangling family values. My mom and dad had been disagreeing about priorities lately and the whole household appeared to be ripping at the once imperishable seams. Something was wrong, and this something was a part of my everyday life. Not until many improving years later was I able to reflect and realize it was particularly the influence of my parents and the unsettled feelings between them that made my 13 year old life heinous....   [tags: Marriage, Matrimony]
:: 5 Works Cited
1265 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Media's Effect on Teenagers - In today’s society, the media is one of the most crucial aspects of life for most people - especially for teenagers. An average teenager interacts with their parents for only ten minutes, but gets one hundred eighty minutes of media exposure daily (Heubeck). Besides just teenagers, all people use the media in their everyday lives - whether it is from watching TV, reading a newspaper, talking on the phone, going on social media sites, or listening to the radio. A person’s body image depends greatly on what the media exemplifies as what the “perfect body” is....   [tags: eating disorders, self image]
:: 10 Works Cited
1387 words
(4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Video Games Effect on Society - America is one of the biggest countries in the entire world, and also provides more influence on other countries societies than any other in the world. Every single day when you turn on the news you can see where some fad that started in America is slowly making its way throughout the entire world. Whether it is the NFL, which has made its way into being one of the most widely watched sports in all of Europe, the next boy band that will somehow crawl out of the wood work, or just the next line of clothing from one of the blossoming brands in America, somehow and someway the things that are going on in our society will make its way through the entire world....   [tags: behavioral analysis] 1358 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Pesticides Effect on the Environment - Often times, when people consume produce products they don’t think to consider the process it took to preserve the produce from going bad or being consume by pests. “A pesticide is a chemical used to prevent, destroy, or repel pests. Pests can be insects, mice and other animals, weeds, fungi, or microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses” (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2012). “A pest can by any plants or animals that endangers our food supply, health or comfort” (Delaplane, 1996)....   [tags: organisms, poisons, animals] 1378 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Climate Changes Effect On Antarctica - ... The satellites measure changes in gravity to determine mass variations of the entire Antarctic ice sheet. Initial observations found that that most of Antarctic mass loss comes from Western Antarctica. Antarctic ice thickness has decreased forty percent since the early 1960s. Carbon Dioxide is released into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are fuels found deep in the earth. Some fossil fuels are found miles underneath the earth’s exterior crust. Fossil fuels are used to power everything from semi-trucks to small engines....   [tags: carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases, ozone deplation] 685 words
(2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Bulimia Nervosa: The Diana Effect - The Diana Effect provides a compelling case study of how cultural influences can elevate general public and clinical awareness around a particular issue-in this case, the eating disorder (ED) bulimia nervosa (BN) in the United Kingdom between 1988 and 2000-particularly between 1992 to 1997. Evidence ofthe Diana Effect are witnessed in an unprecedented (and since unrepeated) trifold rise in the rate of reported bulimia incidences in the UK, significantly paralleling the trajectory of Princess Diana's relationship with the public surrounding her personal battle with bulimia....   [tags: Health, eating disorder]
:: 25 Works Cited
1091 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cause and Effect of Divorce - Cause and Effect of Divorce “DIVORCE” – Just the sound of such word in any married couple or children’s ear can cause great agony that can even become terminal. Research and personal experience, has proven that in today's society, divorce is more common amongst newlyweds. Since 2009 the rate of divorce has increased to approximately forty percent, There are three out of every ten marriage that ends up in divorce before it reaches the stage of maturity, and the most prevalent results are – lack of communication and infidelity....   [tags: Family Relationships] 523 words
(1.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Military War: Cause and Effect - Military War cause and effect All living things need the resources provided by our natural world to live, leading to them adapting to specific environments. Animals in particular are mobile creatures that move from place to place searching for the best environments for their survival. The most intelligent creatures in our animal world are human beings and like other animals, they moved from place to place while organized into races in search of the elusive desirable environments. However, there is always the likelihood of finding fellow humanity already thriving in that environment....   [tags: Resources, Power, Self-Defense]
:: 2 Works Cited
540 words
(1.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Fast Food and Its Effect - Fast food raises a great number of disputes, contradictions and viewpoints of its negative effect on population. Researchers argue that fast food nutrition lead inevitably to increased child and adult obesity, a number of serious diseases, to mental problems and decreased interest in sport activities. Why do people like fast food. The answer is simple: fast food is provided with tasty elements that make people eat mainly junk food. Eating patterns have changes leading the nation to degradations in such a way....   [tags: atherosclerosis, fat substances] 539 words
(1.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
A Stroke’s Effect on Memory - Stroke is a medical condition most people are familiar with, but most people are unaware of its effect on memory functions. There have been several studies conducted that study of effects of stroke on different memory systems, how to properly assess memory damage in stroke patients as well as how to improve memory after stroke. A major theme from the course that relates to stroke and memory is the theme of metamemory and its components such as prospective memory. Personally, I believe that these studies offer hope to stroke victims and their families because memory damage can evaluated and therefore a method of treatment can be developed....   [tags: health, memory functions]
:: 8 Works Cited
1982 words
(5.7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Oil Spills: Effect on Wildlife - Almost every year ocean wildlife, birds and other animals are killed or seriously injured due to tanker ship oil spills that could be prevented. Oil spills happen mainly due to captain and crew errors. As they travel across the ocean they become careless, non-observant, and make simple mistakes that cost millions of dollars as well as the lives and habitats of animals in the area and farther. Although, there are many other reasons for oil spills such as weather conditions, illegal dumping, countries at war or terrorists attempting to get a countries attention....   [tags: Ocean Wildlife, Birds, Animals, Oil Spills]
:: 1 Works Cited
957 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Humans Effect on Global Warming - Global warming is the increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s surface (Mastrandrea n. pag.). According to scientists, humans are the main cause of global warming. Scientists say global carbon dioxide emissions should be cut in half over the next fifty years or the effects may be irreversible (Eilperin n. pag.). The two main activities that humans do to contribute to global warming are burning fossil fuels and clearing land. Most of the fossil fuels come from burning in automobiles, factories and electric power plants which provide energy for houses and office buildings (McClure n....   [tags: Environment, Climate Change, Greenhouse ]
:: 9 Works Cited
1206 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
 Globalization’s Effect on the Orangutan - Introduction Many have profited from the auspicious time created by globalization, however globalization has had the opposite effect on orangutans. This endangered species once thrived throughout South East Asia but is now confined to the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Companies producing palm oil, have repeatedly placed economical expansion before the well being of non-human elements such as the orangutan. These companies have expanded onto the rainforests in hopes of economic growth. The Orangutan Foundation International, started by the most prestigious primatologist studying orangutans, Birutė Galdikas, warns due to palm oil plantations, “an area of forest equal to 300 soccer fields i...   [tags: Globalization Essays]
:: 15 Works Cited
1849 words
(5.3 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Global Warming: The Greenhouse Effect - Imagine our future world. We automatically think of flying vehicles, electronic houses, and a high-tech world. Now, let's face reality. Our future is on the path to be overwhelmed with heat, disease, pollution, and even death. This dismal future ahead of us is because of global warming: a gradual increase in temperature in our atmosphere. Although we can blame this as being the reason of our failing world, one of the biggest dangers to human life today is human life itself. Humans unknowingly cause global warming with the amount of pollution and other harmful gases that contribute to the Greenhouse Effect....   [tags: harmful gases, pollution, population]
:: 4 Works Cited
1634 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Athlete Acceleration and Its Effect - Introduction Acceleration is an essential component in many different field sports including games such as rugby, soccer, American football and tennis (Spencer, Bishop, Dawson and Goodman, 2005). It is widely considered the most important attribute in team sports (Wilson, Lyttle, Ostrowski and Murphy, 1995), therefore the ability to enhance it would be valuable to many sporting events (Cronin and Hansen, 2006). An athlete’s ability to accelerate is dependent upon numerous factors, including technique/body position (kinematics) and the force production capability (kinetics) of the body (Cronin, Hansen, Kawamori and McNair, 2008)....   [tags: fatigue, factors, weight, analysis] 1836 words
(5.2 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Stoop Effect of Interference - ... The RCNd test determined how fast one could read color names where the color was different from the color name while the NCWd test determined how fast one could name colors where the color was different from the word on the page. The mean time for 100 responses increased from 63.3 seconds on the RCNd test to 110.3 seconds on the NCWd test or an increase of 74 percent. The inhibition law (Kline 1921) was further proven by the fact that because subjects had previously connected a color with the word it represents, it was more difficult to name a color that was connected to a word it did not represent because of pre-determined connections....   [tags: concepts, rountines, color, experiment, rountine] 743 words
(2.1 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Effect of Melting Glaciers - ... As temperatures rise, water melts off of large ice sheets such as the Greenland and West Antarctic sheets. This water has to go somewhere, so it is transported in to the ocean. Scientists predict that if all the ice on Greenland were to melt, then it would cause there to be an increase of roughly 7 meters of water added to the ocean. The West Antarctic ice sheet would contribute roughly 5 meters in a sea level raise and the Eastern Antarctic ice sheet has potential to contribute 55 meters of water into the ocean....   [tags: equilibrium, ecosystems, water, ocean] 882 words
(2.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Media's Effect on Society's Perspectives - More so than any other aspects of modern life, the mass media determines the public opinions on issues in the United States and around the world. Many different forms of media exist in developed nations along with many assessments about each of these innovations and their respective impacts on society. As with all sociological issues, there exist four major divisions of perspective: the interactionalist, functionalist, feminist, and conflict theorists. Each of these groups shares a few opinion connections with the others but all employ their own unequivocal views which establish them distinctly from one another....   [tags: Media] 1458 words
(4.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Media's Effect on Society's Perspectives - More so than any other aspects of modern life, the mass media determines the public opinions on issues in the United States and around the world. Many different forms of media exist in developed nations along with many assessments about each of these innovations and their respective impacts on society. As with all sociological issues, there exist four major divisions of perspective: the interactionalist, functionalist, feminist, and conflict theorists. Each of these groups shares a few opinion connections with the others but all employ their own unequivocal views which establish them distinctly from one another....   [tags: Media] 1554 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Media's Effect on Society's Perspectives - More so than any other aspects of modern life, the mass media determines the public opinions on issues in the United States and around the world. Many different forms of media exist in developed nations along with many assessments about each of these innovations and their respective impacts on society. As with all sociological issues, there exist four major divisions of perspective: the interactionalist, functionalist, feminist, and conflict theorists. Each of these groups shares a few opinion connections with the others but all employ their own unequivocal views which establish them distinctly from one another....   [tags: Media]
:: 12 Works Cited
1896 words
(5.4 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Society's Effect on the Individual - Suicide has now become a common doctrine in society. Many people around the world end their own life; the causes are vast once we think of them. There can be many circumstances that end up changing a person and therefore changing their life, from personal sorrows to incurable diseases. Consequently this small variability is able to question the meaning of our actions which dictate our existence. Still, the most disturbing fact is that those individuals how ought to have everything that good life offers, are the ones to have the highest suicide rates in the world....   [tags: siucide, stereotypical happiness] 1159 words
(3.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Poverty's Effect on the World - Poverty's’ effect on the world, takes millions of people's lives, causes many illnesses, and causes the global economy to shift. Poverty is a huge issue because of how many people effects. Poverty is a huge issue among society. It is a more than just a problem in the world, its also the biggest killer in world. Way more then every serial killer combined, poverty kills more than a thousand people per hour. Poverty causes death, aids, pneumonia, diarrhea, T.B., malaria, and measles. These all cause death for their victims of poverty....   [tags: social issues, hunger, illiteracy, disease] 610 words
(1.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Globalizations Effect on Labor Unions - ... In this way, these transnational organizations have undermined the efforts of unionization especially in developing countries, but also in the developed world. In the United States, transnational corporations have employed this tactic, the threat of relocation due to the fluidity of capital, to resist unionization. Michael Moore perhaps best exhibits this phenomenon through his first feature documentary Roger and Me. The film exposes the harsh realties of the deindustrialize era in the late 20th century....   [tags: corporate, sphere, international, market] 1663 words
(4.8 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Effects of Global Warming - Catastrophic weather changes, the disappearance of islands, melting of Arctic ice, and a new ice age are all in store because of the carelessness of mankind’s tremendous amount of greenhouse gas emissions.“Human-generated greenhouse gas emissions have reversed a 2000-year cooling trend of the arctic” says environmental expert, James E. Hansen (Eilperin). There are those who believe that “the Earth’s peculiar wobble has set it on the Milankovich cycle which has warmed the planet due to its upheavals in our weather every 22,000, 41,000, and 100,000 years” (Bloom)....   [tags: climate change, greenhouse effect, environment] 1380 words
(3.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Analysing the Generation Effect - ... As stated by Slamecka and Graf (1978), generated items required more cognitive effort in trying to recall and recognize, whereas read items lacked this form of effort to strengthen memory. Another argument of the generation effect phenomenon was proposed by Greenwald (1980), in relating to the egocentricity. Perhaps the participants are more active in the process of studying and recognizing the items in the generate condition since they are actively trying to say the correct items. In addition, the information perceive better are relating more to self....   [tags: experimental psychology]
:: 3 Works Cited
559 words
(1.6 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Understanding the Obama Effect - The “Obama Effect” is a theory that combats the effects of negative stereotyping, which is when a group confirms a negative social stereotype for their social group. For example, a negative stereotype is Black-Americans perform worse on tests than White-Americans, and when Black-Americans are made aware of the stereotype before testing, they perform worse than White-Americans. The “Obama Effect” is an effect which combats the negative stereotype. When a stereotype-defying role model is very salient and known, such as President Obama, it is believed this eliminates the effects of negative stereotyping on performance....   [tags: Sociology Essays] 1054 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Primacy Effect on Attractiveness - ... Forty-four undergraduate students partook in an experiment intended to minimize expectancy and rehearsal of presented lists. Participants had to either recall the last 4, last 6, or last 8 numbers in a sequence after passively listening to the number sequence. The independent variables were that no two numbers were successive and numbers weren’t in ascending or descending order of more than three digits. Results showed that primacy occurs immediately in memory without any conscious effort. Even when lists vary in lengths and end abruptly, items in the beginning of the sequence are better recalled (Hockey & Hamilton, 1977)....   [tags: high school, stereotypes, intelligence] 1216 words
(3.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Psychology: The Mozart Effect - ... A collaboration of sixteen studies has shown that the Mozart effect does not have an overall improvement on cognitive ability, but rather a marginal enhancement of spatial reasoning due to the music induced stimulation of the right cerebral hemisphere. This an area of the brain, associated with cognitive arousal and complex visual transformation processes involved with mental rotation of three-dimensional shapes and similar difficult spatial tasks (Chabris, C. 1999). Thus extrapolating that the Mozart effect does not ‘make babies smarter’, it only marginally improves a participant’s spatial intellect immediately after music stimuli....   [tags: human brain, babies, music] 1334 words
(3.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Gateway Effect of Marijuana - Marijuana has been used by people over many centuries for medical uses. It is a natural pain killer used today as a recreational drug by people all over the world. According to Noel Merino in, “Introduction to Gateway Drugs: Opposing Viewpoints”, “a drug is something other than food intended to affect the structure or function of the body”. Marijuana is a very controversial drug and has been outlawed in many countries for its affect on the function of the body. “Effects may involve hallucinations, impaired judgment, and mood swings.” Describes the effects of marijuana in “Marijuana” Current Issues Macmillian social science library....   [tags: Drugs]
:: 6 Works Cited
1402 words
(4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Mass Effect Game Series - Mass Effect is a series of three games with a sprawling universe to explore in every game and a massively immersive storyline. The games are set in the around year 2183, and everyone now has the ability to travel through space at ease, communicate with other alien races, and settle on other planets. Only the first two games of the trilogy have come out so far. The focus of this paper will be on the second of the two. One of the unique things about the Mass Effect series is that you are able to customize your character when you start the game and depending on the choices you make in the games the story will change dramatically....   [tags: Game Review ] 1813 words
(5.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Barak Obama Effect - It is not always an easy affair to sway the masses especially when it comes to the way they think. However, a while back there has been someone who has been able to capture the hearts and the imagination of many Americans. This is President Barack Obama before the American elections where he vied to be the President of the United States. This has been a country with mixed reactions when it comes to matters that are associated with racial affiliation of the individuals in the country. Barack Obama made a rather bold move when he decided to go for the country’s presidential elections....   [tags: African American role models]
:: 2 Works Cited
517 words
(1.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Understanding the Marangoni Effect - ... This second instability mechanism involving gradients in the surface tension, which in general coexists with Rayleigh's buoyancy mechanism, but dominates in thin layers. The situation, now called Bénard-Marangoni convection or Thermo capillary effect or Gibbs- Marangoni effect or simply Marangoni Effect. In a Marangoni experiment, a positive temperature fluctuation on the free surface leads to a local decrease in the surface tension, if the temperature derivative of the surface tension is negative....   [tags: convection, temperature, surface tension] 1005 words
(2.9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Anchoring Effect Concept - ... Her reference or the highest estimation point was 400 $ and such a big 50 % sale made her buy those shoes. This lady did not hesitate at all to buy those shoes for 200 $ or not, she knew that it is a gerat deal and it is so special to buy them, to save 200 $. When she left the store with her purchase she was 100% sure that she took a smart decision and she did not miss such a great opportunity to save money. Nevertheless, she did not gave herself a chance to think about the purchase. She had to ask herself if it is OK for her budget to spend 200 $ for the pair of shoes....   [tags: relying on an already known piece of information] 836 words
(2.4 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Self- Reference Effect Experiment - ... This collection of articles each wanted to exhibit the phenomenon of self-reflected thought processes and further explains human memory. The initial hypothesis for this experiment is that the words that recalled personal experiences for the participant will be remembered best. Method Participants Participants for this experiment included 194 students at UCF who are enrolled in PSY 3213 Research Methods in Psychology, roughly ages 18-22. Materials and Procedures This experiment included the use of Dell Computers....   [tags: process, categorize, human, memory] 640 words
(1.8 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Bailouts Effect on Economy - ... For example in 2008, the global financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, which was the largest bankruptcy in U.S history with over six hundred billion dollars in assets. The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers is thought to be one of the major causes of the Great Recession. Because of this, the government is usually willing to assist large companies to prevent the consequences of the companies failing. One of the first bailouts in the U.S. was the financial panic of 1907 when Otto and Augustus Heinze tried to corner the market in Aug, United Copper Company....   [tags: financial crisis, bankrupt, economy] 783 words
(2.2 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
African American Comedies Effect - African American Comedies Effect on my Childhood and Growth When you’re bored, what do you do. I find that when boredom hits reading a book simply puts me to sleep. I find boredom cured by television; but as I’m sure you already know that even television can bore you to tears sometimes. I have found that I enjoy watching comedies to entertain me, but not pointless comedies with no plot; just jokes. I am enticed by comedies with a good plot and that teaches me more than just how to make someone laugh....   [tags: Cosby Show, The Jeffersons, Good Life]
:: 3 Works Cited
1217 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Bullying: The Snowball Effect - Bulling does not just affect the victim, but it also affects everyone around them. Almost like a smoker causing a second hand smoking effect on by standers. The smoker being the bully and the chemicals from the cigarette, which harms everything around, being the effects of bullying after a long time. Just like how smoking cigarettes can have an affect, bullying can also have similar affect in the long run. That is exactly what bullying does, it completely change them as a person. It still has a negative affect on victims even after they have grown up and entered adult hood....   [tags: Taunting, Teasing, Hurting]
:: 9 Works Cited
934 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Effect of Shakespeare’s Language - Norman Maclean once said “All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren’t noticing, which makes you see something that isn’t even visible”. This is how people think about Shakespeare and see what is noticeable. If they looked long enough then they will see what is not visible to most; language and how it affects his writing. William Shakespeare in the story The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet achieves the effect of contrast through personification, antithesis, and dramatic irony to bring out the love and the hate, and the good and the bad....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature] 746 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Media’s Effect on Women - Media’s Effect on Women Since the beginning of media history, it has been empowering and limiting woman in many ways. Some of these ways are how woman today view there own body image, what stereotypes the media puts on women, and how these things affect women’s health. The media has been altering the way everyone see themselves and each other. They can also change the way we dress, look, and even the way we act. The media is the largest source of stereotypical misinformation on earth, and this provokes others to stereotype as well....   [tags: Media]
:: 9 Works Cited
1006 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Effect of Staff Morale - A literature search was performed to determine what has already been determined within the areas of staff turnover and use of sick time. The phrase “effect of staff morale on sick leave and turnover” was inputted into CINAHL with limits to the last ten years, and English only. Other narrowing key terms used were job satisfaction or morale and sick leave, absenteeism, and turnover. This search returned hundreds of results, indicating that staff turnover and absenteeism is an identified issue in many areas....   [tags: turnover, sick leave, CINAHL]
:: 13 Works Cited
1564 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Immigration Reform's Domino Effect - The actions made in today’s societies across the country not only affect those situations immediately at hand, but also those for generations to come. This paper will be delving into immigration reform in Arizona, and more specifically the negative effects that the border surge has had on the socio-economic status of the Grand Canyon state. The motivation for choosing this topic comes from the time spent personally living in Arizona for 12 years and seeing it as one of the most dynamic states having to solve problems for a multitude of issues that arouse within it....   [tags: Society, Countries, Arizona, Immigration]
:: 8 Works Cited
1358 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Greenhouse Effect - INTRODUCTION Greenhouse effect has been a significant issue since the world start to civilize and industrialize. Greenhouse effect occurs due to human activities and many of countries are still finding the best way to solve the problem of greenhouse in this twenty-first century, even though greenhouse effect is a common incident for decreases. Everyone is focus on greenhouse effect because greenhouse effect will gives great damage and harms to the world and mostly affected are wildlife....   [tags: wildlife, Australia, climate change, warming]
:: 9 Works Cited
974 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Bystander Effect - Bystander effect, (Darley & Latane, 1970) refers to decrease in helping response when there are bystanders around relative to no bystanders. Referring to previous study stating that there are some cases of which group size may promote helping instead of hindering it (Fischer et al., 2011). Researchers then speculate the possibility of positive influences from bystanders by taking public self-awareness into consideration. Researchers proposed that high public self-awareness would reverse the bystander effect in this study with 2 independent variables which are bystander and presence on the forum....   [tags: experiment, research, intervention]
:: 6 Works Cited
1076 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Greenhouse Effect - Greenhouse Effect This Earth is getting older and older. Can you imagine what life will be like if the temperature in the Earth keeps on rising due to the excessive amount of heat trapped in the atmosphere. No one would want that to happen. The atmosphere plays an important role in our daily life. It keeps the Earth warm, which is also known as the greenhouse effect. Due to ozone depletion and global warming, the atmosphere is not able to function normally like how it used to. Human activities such as the burning of fossil fuels and clearing of forests contributed and intensified the greenhouse effect....   [tags: CFC, Greenhouse, pollution]
:: 10 Works Cited
1082 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Effect of Images - The Effect of Images They have been around since man has first inhabited the earth. Plato referred to them as magical imitations. The Old Testament warned followers of the faith of their evil nature and cursed anyone who produced them. Some spend hours in thought over their meanings, while others fear their very existence. No matter what you think, it is almost impossible to deny the power that images posses. From their use in advertising to their use in religion, images wield great power over human behavior and emotions....   [tags: Papers] 1151 words
(3.3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
The Effect of Utilitarianism - The importance of human life, is really relative to the person is evaluating it. It differs from person to person. To me, I value life dearly, because everything which has happened to me is pleasant so far. But to some other people, it may not have been such an enjoyable experience. And in some cases, people change their view of human life, as incidents happen which affects the way they evaluate the importance of their lives. Such as people who experienced near-death, or people who attained freedom after long periods of hardship and torture....   [tags: essays research papers] 1415 words
(4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
CSI Effect - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation was introduced to viewers in October 2000. Since that time, the franchise has added two versions in major metropolitan areas, now addressing crime scenarios in Las Vegas, Miami and New York City. Based on the most recent Nielsen ratings for primetime television shows, the CSI franchise claimed approximately 35 million viewers during the 2010 – 2011 viewing season. The popularity of forensic science drama on television has led officers of the court to voice opinions that there is a “CSI effect” which alters the juror pools and outcomes of criminal trial proceedings....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
:: 3 Works Cited
1281 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Tech Effect - Tech Effect "The Internet is one of a series of aids developed over the last millennium or so that has increased the operational capacities of the average world citizen", (Stefanie Olsen, Sec. 2). With all the new technology so closely on hand, people are starting to wonder about the effects on society and the peoples true ability. The amount of technology in this new world has increased rapidly and is influencing our society by the way they think, the way they work, and by the way they interact socially....   [tags: Technology, The Internet] 1396 words
(4 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Lake Effect Snow - INTRODUCTION The winter season can be a major hassle for some people while others just have to deal with a slight cool down in temperatures. Over the northern portions of the country, people are faced to deal with the harsh conditions that Mother Nature has in store. Some winter seasons are less brutal than others. Besides the typical storm systems that come through the area and drop different types of precipitation whether it is snow, sleet, or freezing rain, there’s another weather event that affects not everyone in the country, but primarily around the Great Lakes....   [tags: menoscale convective phenomenon]
:: 6 Works Cited
3338 words
(9.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Wal-Mart Effect - “Our competitors are better because Wal-Mart exists” stated by the chief financial officer of Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is a retail store, which provides groceries, electronics, household appliances, and high quality items to consumers. The retail chain has made a household name within every house by selling products all over the world at a bargain price. Wal-Mart’s strength and pace of growth contributed to a retail store in every city and state across America. Wal-Mart is a powerful conglomerate, which contributes to businesses and people on a global scale through supporting the economy, creating jobs, and bettering the lives of millions....   [tags: Financial Officers, Retail Store]
:: 2 Works Cited
1090 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cause and Effect - Cause and Effect of Price Wars When large sums of money are at stake, many companies bend and flex to their limits to guarantee defeat over the competition. Sometimes they take a loss in one area for a gain in another area. There is a cause for every action the company makes, and in return for their action there is an effect. Although the effect can sometimes be pre-determined, no one is really sure what the outcome is going to be until the time comes. There are millions of cars on the road today and they all require tires....   [tags: essays research papers] 942 words
(2.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Photoelectric Effect - Introduction The Quantum Theory was the second of two theories which drastically changed the way we look at our physical world today, the first being Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. Although both theories revolutionized the world of physics, the Quantum Theory required a period of over three decades to develop, while the Special Theory of Relativity was created in a single year. The development of the Quantum Theory began in 1887 when a German physicist, Heinrich Hertz, was testing Maxwell’s Theory of Electromagnetic Waves....   [tags: essays research papers] 1433 words
(4.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Doppler Effect - The Doppler Effect Christian Johann Doppler, born November 29, 1803 in Salzburg, Austria died March 17, 1853 in Venice. Christian Doppler an Austrian Physicist who first described how the detected frequency of light and sound waves is affected by the relative motion of the source and the detector. This aspect became known as the Doppler Effect. Christian was educated at the Polytechnical Institute in Vienna. Doppler became director of the physical Institute and professor of experimental physics of the University of Vienna in 1850....   [tags: Papers] 483 words
(1.4 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
The Mozart Effect - The Mozart Effect Ever since human intelligence has been a factor for survival, people have been trying to think of new, innovative ways to increase their mental capabilities. In the past, people have taken pills, prepared home-made concoctions, and have even shaven their heads to clear their minds. Even now, new ideas, such as magnetic mattresses for better blood circulation to the brain, are patented and sold promising mental wellness and stability – and making money for the inventor. When scientists find something that enhances intelligence the general public is interested....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
:: 6 Works Cited
1213 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT - “Butterfly Effect” was perhaps one of the best films I have ever seen. I found it mysterious, interesting and fascinating. I wanted to write my reaction paper about “Butterfly Effect” because of the similarity to the film we saw in class called “Donnie Darko”. Both films investigate the issue of destiny thoroughly. Both film had a male character that has memories, dreams or black outs which make them at first confused. But later on, they realized the power they have in order to change their destiny....   [tags: essays research papers] 718 words
(2.1 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
The Butterfly Effect - The Butterfly Effect If you hold a piece of string between your hands you have an "end" in each hand, but in more ways than one each end can also be called a beginning: The beginning of the string, the beginning of the transition from string to hand, or the beginning of the transition from string to air. Quantum physics has taught us that nothing is absolutely any one thing. The string--be it nylon, hemp, or cotton--has electrons, and those electrons, busy critters, move, flux, and orbit, constantly redefining the space of that piece of string....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 786 words
(2.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The mozart effect - The Mozart Effect Does classical music really help you study better. Many recent research studies show that music idoes in fact improve cognitive thinking. In 1993, researchers at the University of California at Irvine discovered the so-called Mozart Effect - that college students “who listened to ten minutes of Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos in D major K448 before taking an IQ test scored nine points higher” than when they had sat in silence or listened to relaxation tapes. Other studies have also indicated that it doesn’t matter the artist; people retain information better if they hear classical or baroque music while studying....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 3 Works Cited
1000 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cause and effect - Jim Patrick, the foreman and partial owner of DHIP Construction and Remodeling, is an ideal subject in a case study on cause and effect relationships. In November of 2004, Jim was contracted to construct a two-level roof-top deck and convert a window to a door at Zhanna and Andrew’s house in Baltimore. At the onset of the project, Jim estimated that the job would be complete within approximately three weeks. After the first week, Andrew began referring Jim to friends who needed the services of a contractor because of the apparent workmanship of the job and the fact that his project was moving at an excellent pace....   [tags: essays research papers] 1207 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Effects of Light Crude Oil Costs and Stock Prices on Five Class I Railroads - The Effects of Light Crude Oil Costs and Stock Prices on Five Class I Railroads I chose this study to determine if there was any significant effect on the relationship between the cost of (Brent) light, sweet crude oil, the largest type of oil in volume traded, and the stock prices of five Class I Railroad stocks operating in the United States. I am currently employed with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen, the bargaining agent for the majority of engineers on the major Class I Railroads in the U....   [tags: Cause Effect Statistics Study] 1786 words
(5.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Global Warming and Climate Change - Global warming and the greenhouse effect are issues discussed by scientists all the time. A natural process that keeps earths temperature at a livable rate is called the greenhouse effect. The energy from the sun warms up the earth when the rays from the sun are absorbed by greenhouse gasses. The gasses then become trapped in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane and nitrous oxide are the most common greenhouse gasses. Greenhouse gases cause the radiant heat of the sun to be trapped in the Earths lower atmosphere which causes global warming....   [tags: The Greenhouse Effect] 2338 words
(6.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect - Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect In the past decade the greenhouse effect has gained much attention with the media. Because of the pollution in the 1980's and early 90's attention was brought to the greenhouse effect. In overpopulated areas, the amounts of methane and carbon dioxide was growing. Some scientists believe the greenhouse effect is directly related to the earth's warming, others believe it's a cycle of earth's temperatures. The greenhouse effect is very important to our climate....   [tags: Greenhouse Gases Climate Change] 452 words
(1.3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
The Effect On Chips In Salt Solutions - The Effect On Chips In Salt Solutions Group Information ================= 1. Length Of Pieces = 4cm 2. No Of Pieces Per Test Tube = 1 3. Solutions Used = All (Distilled Water, 0.1 - 0.4M and 0.6M (solutions between 0.1 - 0.4 increased by 0.1 each time) 4. Amount Of Solution = 10ml Personal Information ==================== P6 a I) In our experiment to study Osmosis I think that the 0.6 M solution will give the chip a rubbery effect because in the 0.6 M solution the salt will absorb all of the moisture out of the chip....   [tags: Papers] 868 words
(2.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Reaction - The Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Reaction Aim-We is going to investigate how temperature effects the rate of reaction when we use a Magnesium Ribbon and dissolve it in Hydrochloric Acid. Different Variables-There are four different variables that effect the rate of reaction, surface area, concentration, temperature and catalysts. Here is some information on each variable with diagrams. How does surface area effect rate of reaction. In a substance the rate of reaction will be quicker if it has a large surface area....   [tags: Papers] 1504 words
(4.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Effect of the Kyoto-Protocol on the Earth - The Effect of the Kyoto-Protocol on the Earth In the article “Global-warming Rules Begin Feb.16” by Traci Watson published in USA Today, Watson’s explanation is that this protocol on global warming is likely to have a ripple effect on the USA, even though U.S. leaders have bowed out of this treaty to avoid its potential impacts on the economy. It seems to other writers that carbon dioxide may not contribute so much to global warming and that this protocol will have a bad influence upon the economy....   [tags: Environment Fossil Ecology Essays]
:: 3 Works Cited
982 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "effect"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5    Next >>