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Facebook Activity and Self-Esteem - Method To look at the relationship between Facebook activity and self-esteem levels, we asked students in a research methods class to participate in an experiment. The independent variable was Facebook activity and had four levels. Specifically, we manipulated whether the participants looked at their own profile page, photos and possibly updated their status (Personal Profile Condition), their friends’ profile pages and photos (Friends’ Profile Condition), their newsfeed (Newsfeed Condition), or were in the control group which looked at geometric shapes (Control Condition)....   [tags: psychological research and studies]
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Racial Profiling: An American Crisis - The concept of racial profiling has been given many different definitions. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, racial profiling refers to “the discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of crime based on the individual's race, ethnicity, religion or national origin.” Everyday, people fall victim to racial profiling. Some people argue that racial profiling is a necessary and practical form of law enforcement. Others deny its entire existence....   [tags: Racism, Prejudice Essays] 2004 words
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Social Networking Sites - Social networking has come a long way since the introduction of multiple social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook in the early 2000s. Nowadays, it is almost certain that any application that involves online interactions can be linked to a social networking site. Social networking has reached a new level; almost every web application must-have or will-recommend its users to connect their application profiles to their social networking profiles. Because social networking sites and social media contain the personal information of its users, social media users are constantly connected in their tightly knit communities present on the web....   [tags: MySpace, facebook, twitter, applications]
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Overview of Criminal Profiling - Being a criminal profiler is not like it is on all the television shows, but it is still an interesting and important job. Criminal profilers have been used to close many police and federal cases. They work in several homicide cases involving rape, racial killings, brutal killings, and involving serial killers. They help make it easier for the police to find the right person by examining the crime scene. Being a criminal profiler is a tough job but with hard work and dedication it is a great career choice....   [tags: career, criminal justice]
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LinkedIn: The Fastest Growing Media Platform in The World - Prior to this assignment I had heard about LinkedIn many times but for some reason never created a profile. However, after being required to create a LinkedIn account I now realize the vast potential that it has to offer. For starters, it is one of the fastest growing social media platforms in the world. “LinkedIn’s global network adds approximately one new member every second” (Eyres, 2009). Secondly, it provides people the opportunity to network with professionals who may work in the same field as you or people who have similar skills....   [tags: media marketing, cloud technology]
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Criminal and FBI Profiling Job - FBI profiling People wonder what type of motive a person could have to commit crime. FBI profiling is the act of discovering what is happening in a person’s mind when a crime is committed. FBI profilers try to think like the criminals to help law enforcement catch the criminal and stop from further damages. FBI profiling has always been a passion for people, it eliminates the amounts of stress that can be apparent in the lives of people today. Some of the most interesting and unusual killers will be identified by profiling....   [tags: Government, Evidence, Crime] 1914 words
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Screening Social Networks for Job Hiring - People should embrace the practice of social network screening and use it to their advantage. People are now living in a technology-based age, making it only natural for the world of social media to be incorporated into an employers hiring process. A popular reason for not hiring a candidates after performing a social network screening was spelling and grammar errors in posts made online (Brown, V., & Vaughn, E., 2011, p.220), yet this can be easily fixed. Additionally, the internet allows people to demonstrate their skills as a candidate....   [tags: confidentiality, social networking]
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Constructs of Self-Determination Theory Through a Person-Oriented Lens - In this article, Ratelle, Guay, Vallerand, Larose, & Senecal (2007) look at constructs of self-determination theory through a person-oriented lens. According to Ratelle et al (2007) one benefit of using this person-oriented approach to allow natural motivational profiles to surface rather than forcing student responses to fit into existing categories. By using this method, as well as examining areas of academic achievement, Ratelle et al (2007) hope to discover if one existing student motivation profile is more beneficial than another....   [tags: Article Analysis]
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Is There a Link between the Misconception that There is Binge Drinking on College Campuses and the Presence of Alcohol Related Content on Social Media - ... The students participated under the condition that they would receive extra-credit for a psychology class. Of the 57 participants, 18 were males and 39 were females. Ages of participants ranged from 18-33 with about 70% of them being freshman students. In this study, participants were randomly selected to view one of two fictional Facebook profiles created by Fournier, et al. One of the pages included alcohol-related content, while the other did not. After the participants were exposed to one of the profiles, they were then asked to fill out a questionnaire which asked about their use of social media, use of alcohol, participant’s perception of drinking norms in college, and also include...   [tags: social norms theory, Fournier]
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Residual Stress in Structural Steel Members - ... Comparing the specimens ID1 and ID2, which have the same gauge length of 80 mm with strain rate 0.00007s-1 but different specimen orientation, it is seen that the modulus in longitudinal direction have 1.0% higher value than the transverse direction. Comparing the specimens ID1 and ID4, which have different gauge lengths, width, thickness, the variation of average measured modulus is 2.5 GPa for all strain rate, indicating the effect of varying parallel length, gauge width, grip area and orientation of specimen....   [tags: material analysis and engineering]
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Michel Foucault, Panopticism and Facebook - Welcome to Facebook. Make yourself comfortable as with each status, piece of information, and picture, you are slowly, but surely, more and more under the power of others. Why, you might ask. Isn’t Facebook just a great, flexible, free blog that one can use to create a virtual identity and keep up with everyone. Well, remember how they say that knowledge is power. Exactly. Everyday, you and your friends give Facebook the power to know your likes and dislikes, where you are from, colleges attended, pictures with you at every stage, and even where you are right now....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn]
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Events Industry's Impact on Regional Development - After researching the impacts events have on regional development I have come to agree with the statement ‘The events industry is an effective and appropriate vehicle for facilitation of regional development’. The significance of this thesis is to critically discuss and demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the events industry and regional development while also providing an understanding of the history of events and the increasing significance of the event industry in contemporary society....   [tags: tourism, publicity, interest]
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Forensic Psychology and Criminal Profiling - One of the major hurdles blocking the recognition of criminal profiling is due to not having enough commanding material, with no evidence to back up the approach of logical lessons to claim the profilers which lack the credentials to form psychological supposition about criminal behaviour. Some of the bylaw administration agencies in most countries around the globe are still somewhat skeptical about the criminal profilers’ duties. The data for the criminal such as the Railway Killer’s is commonly only asked for in situations where the police enforcement has drained all the other tips, at times comprising of astrologers and psychics (Holmes and Holmes, 1996)....   [tags: behavior, proof, analysis]
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Top Sites for Christian Singles - Top Sites for Christian Singles "You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with." --Wayne Dyer While I enjoy being single, I do occasionally like male company for dinner, dancing or just good conversation. Fortunately, there are many sites for singles to find friends, dates and even mates; however, I was interested in sites for Christian singles. After contacting several megachurches to inquire as to which sites were most used by their singles, we learned that the directors for the ministries were not asking this question and the singles where not volunteering the information—although the felt the services were being used....   [tags: Social Media] 1143 words
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Social Network Sites and Social Interaction - ... After joining a SNSs, users are encouraged to upload a “profile picture”, and this image appears in everything that is directly related to them (cite history). A profile picture is to be looked at by others. The profile picture a user chooses, is next to his name, and it is this image that other users see when browsing profiles or when communication exchange through SNSs occurs. All individuals give and give off signs or social cues that help develop a desirable perceivable image (cite Goffman)....   [tags: online communication and socialization] 1410 words
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The Psychology of Social Media - Living in the 21st century requires one to stay current with latest technological advancements. Ever since the development of social networking sites, people are now able to create a carefully-crafted identity for themselves. This has led psychologists to question how well these online personalities match the person in front of the computer. The innovative branch of media psychology looks into how social networking portrays individuals and initiates human interactions within a society. A basic question is how well are people able to get to know each other through social networking sites....   [tags: Facebook Twitter YouTube Essays]
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Privacy and Security Issues on Facebook - Executive Summary Problem Statement: In this white paper we will address how privacy and security can be improved on Facebook. Important Points: · Background of Facebook · Privacy Problems with Facebook · Possible Security and Privacy Solutions · Summary · Works Cited Background of Facebook Facebook allows people to connect with friends across the seas with different cultures. Originally, Facebook was started in 2003 by a man named Mark Zuckerburg in his college dorm room at Harvard University....   [tags: Social Networking, Online Privacy]
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Searching for My Education Soul Mate - The time is quickly approaching for me to submerge myself into the college application process. Finding the perfect college should not be taken lightly and I have found the never-before discovered key to success. Today, adults utilize our advanced technology to assist them in their failing love lives; over the past decade or so dating websites have contributed a whole new avenue to finding one’s perfect match. And the dynamic of this epidemic has leaked into the college application process. Students must understand that applying to college is the same thing as creating a profile on an education dating site....   [tags: university, honesty, relationship] 565 words
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What is DNA Profiling? - ... Figure 2: A Southern Blot Analysis (Meeker-O’Connell, 2004). RFLP Analysis: Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism is one of the first methods required when finding out genetics used for DNA profiling; showing genetic differences between people. As part of RFLP analysis, DNA is cut using a specific restriction nuclease. These DNA fragments are cut and then separated by size using gel electrophoresis. This is then visualised by hybridisation with a specific probe complementary to the band of interest....   [tags: forensics, techniques, crime] 1667 words
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Is Psychological Profiling the Solution to Terrorism? - ... The Mad Bomber investigation is one of the most well known cases that psychologists were allowed to investigate. As a result of Jack Brussel’s spot-on detailed description of the Mad Bomber, police started to consult with more psychologists and psychiatrists. Psychological Profilers have abetted in multiple well-known cases and have locked up some serious psychos, such as, Jack the Ripper and the Green River Killer. Psychological Profiling is very effective because it uses the style and nature of the crime to apprehend its offender and has a higher closing rate than cases used without it....   [tags: mad bomber, crime, police] 731 words
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The Use of Profiling to Combat Terrorism - Profiling by Israel security forces is a very important factor when it comes to fighting terrorism. Profiling allows for certain types of people with similar characteristics to be grouped and identified to help understand why certain people commit different crimes. Because the profile of a terrorist has changed over time, Israel now uses a type of profiling that is predictive. Instead of looking at the crime after it has already been committed to profile the criminal, Israel uses predictive profiling to determine the suspicion and threat of everybody before any criminal activity is able to occur....   [tags: Terrorism ]
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The Basics of Online Dating - Love has been around since the beginning of time and for as long as romantic relationships have been around; people have tried various ways of meeting one another. The mid-1990s marked the start of online dating and since then has evolved into a much more common method of dating. Online dating is typically taken advantage of in one of two ways. Some people prefer to create their own profile and rely on themselves to choose their mate choice, while others allow the online dating services to create matches between the online subscribers....   [tags: attraction, internet, romantic relatioships] 1681 words
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Thermodynamic Optimization of Flow Over an Isothermal Moving Plate - The system of equations 7 and 12 with their boundary conditions has been solved numerically with Shooting method where the results were in best agreement with previous studies [3]. Moreover, for the first time, an equation for generated entropy is presented and minimized inside the boundary layer over a moving flat plate. Having considered the concept of λ, the problem is studied for λ<0, λ<1 and λ>1. It is worth mentioning that we have assumed that in Eq.20,〖 θ〗_∞=2, Re=1000, Pr=1, Ec=0.01. Fig.1 shows velocity profile for a moving plate in opposite direction to free stream velocity, i.e....   [tags: Scientific Research ]
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Where did privacy go? - Media Article Dan Tynan, “Your Facebook profile may be sold by a Russian hacker”, PC World website, 26th April 2010. Section A – Presentation of the issue The first decade of the second millennium has seen a technological and communicational boom, something especially seen in everything which is inside or related to the internet. The internet and its facilities has become a very big part of the human of today as it is useful not only to individual people but to groups of people. The most popular form in which users get to use the internet these days is with social-networking....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Facebook: Our Technological Human Web - What is it about Facebook that is so intriguing. It drives bosses and professors crazy as subordinates peruse profiles, notes and pictures of their friends and friends of friends instead of doing the tasks at hand. Is it that we can connect our past and present(what do you mean past and present) together in a public forum. Perhaps our intrigue is really fueled by the framework, multimedia elements, and multifacetedness of our profiles, which promote our narcissism in a socially acceptable public medium....   [tags: Social Networking, Online, Internet] 781 words
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The Truth about Facebook - ... With the rise of Facebook and other social networks, privacy is slowly given away. Most people do not realize it, but every time you use Facebook a piece of your personal information is leaked to the public (Jacob, Don). Facebook users have a false sense of online online anonymity as they believe that whatever they say or post cannot be trace back to them. As the result, Facebook users post embarrassing, humiliating, denigrating and hurtful content on their profile. They do not realize how many people that those contents can be access by a variety of people with different views on the matter....   [tags: social media, communication technolgy] 767 words
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Employer Contribution and Wager Report - ... The documents need to be scanned in under the Unique Batch number, as this is how they are Identified in FileNet. Indexing Values and Order Batch Number The batch number is created by the originating software known as ‘the Sun System’ and must follow the document all the way to FileNet. This will be manually entered by the User. NDShortName N/A BAM Headers do not have shortnames in file net. Subject Title BAM File UI Document Type FORM 3. Certified White Slips Certified White Slips will have a ILinx profile all of their own....   [tags: ILinx, business analysis] 2331 words
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Criminal Investigative Psychology - Criminal Investigative Psychology is the area in Forensic Psychology that is least likely to be acknowledged. The majority of people see this as merely a criminal justice area of expertise. In actuality, this area is strongly associated with how the human mind works. Psychologists can apply their knowledge of human motivation and behavior to areas in the criminal-investigative arena. The criminal profiler creates a psychological profile or picture of a suspect based on what he/she knows about motivation, mental illness, and also human behavior....   [tags: essays research papers] 347 words
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Criminal Profiling - The process of inferring the personality characteristics of individuals responsible for committing criminal acts has commonly been referred to as criminal profiling. (Turvey) Criminal profiling can also be referred to as, behavioral profiling because when a profiler creates a profile they refer to the behavior of the offender. The general term criminal profiling can also be referred to as crime scene profiling, criminal personality profiling, offender profiling, psychological profiling and criminal investigative analysis....   [tags: Criminology ]
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Social Media and its Influence on our Youth - The correlation between the development of youth and social media has become blatant. Although few of the consequences are favorable, the majority have displayed a negative impact. The drive social media can implement on youth is exceptional. The pressure and strain social media can place on our youth is an enduring force which leads individuals to question themselves as a person and feel inclined to fit a norm expressed in media and social media of our society. The underlying force social media can play in the lives of the youth is astonishing and is a force that must be dealt with and controlled, for it not only holds the power to give an individual strength, but also to break them down....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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Soical Netowrking: The New Way to Comunicate - As technology propels society into the 21st century, the archaic form of paper is being replaced by a digital world. Many see this shift as a positive because the world is going “green” and saving paper. Some say this change simply makes their lives easier. Others, however, are not so excited about it. The thought of everything going digital makes many people uneasy. No longer will people be sitting on their porches chatting about the evening’s newspaper, but rather, the evening’s newsfeed. Although there are many benefits to social networking, there are just as many dangers associated with it, particularly with adolescents....   [tags: comunication technology, internet]
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Negative Aspects of Online Dating - Negative Aspects of Online Dating With technology advances steadily in today’s society, individuals steadily advance too. One of these aspects includes dating. Individuals in today’s society hope to find companionship through online dating websites so that someday some online daters might be able to find a companion. With websites like eHarmony, Match, Christian Mingle, OkCupid, Black People Meet, and JDate, finding the one seems to be easier and more convenient than ever. Most of these websites even display statistics showing that one out of five relationships start online....   [tags: new age relationship searching]
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People Under the Age of 15 Should Not be on Facebook - There are things in the great world of Facebook that kids should not be exposed to at a young age, and it also can get quite annoying to older people who are using Facebook the way that it’s intended to be used. Facebook was created by Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard undergraduate student, who was into creating websites. He started off with making a website that permitted students to see what classes their friends were in, so that they could see their friends in the class and want to join also. Later he wanted to transform his idea to an even greater website that would transform the world of social networking forever....   [tags: Social Networking, Social Network]
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Criminal Profiling Techniques - Derived from the Latin word ‘filum’, ‘to profile’ means ‘to thread’ or ‘to shape’. Profiling broadly means identifying social, emotional, and physical characteristics of an offender based on the data gathered at the crime-scene. This method of criminal identification is based on criminology, psychology, behavioural studies and forensic sciences. Previously used in investigating for serial crimes, criminal profiling techniques are nowadays used by crime-scene investigators to identify possible personal traits, characteristics, social life aspects and occupational background of offenders and thus to narrow down the list of suspects even in less complicated cases like arson, murder, rape, and...   [tags: criminology, investigative analysis]
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A Personal Reflection on the Importance of Differentiated Education - During the course of this class and a previous class I’ve been learning and researching the importance of differentiated instruction. It is by no means a new concept maybe just a new term. Take a one room school house, years ago. There were no separate grade levels. Everyone was in the same classroom with one teacher and the teacher taught to meet the needs of each student in the room. This was differentiated instruction; they just didn’t know it at the time. Differentiated instruction comes from the belief that there are differences among students, how they learn, learning preferences, and interests....   [tags: teaching, educator]
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Reasonable Suspicion in Law Enforcement - Being suspicious about someone is not necessarily bad for police officers, as long as you have a reason to suspect. For example, have you ever seen a person that you have never seen before, walk by your neighborhood. Law enforcement officers patrol the streets making sure there isn’t anything suspicious going on. There have been cases were the police have been accused of stopping people over for no reason. Some say they were racially profiled. Whatever the case is, police have to have reasonable suspicion to stop someone....   [tags: lesser standard than probable cause] 901 words
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Case Study of Fluvial Landforms and Processes - Case Study of Fluvial Landforms and Processes All rivers aim to reach equilibrium so they are balanced and when they are in equilibrium from source to mouth a smooth curve is created called the graded long profile. However, as you can see from the diagram many rivers such as The Afon Glaslyn, do not acheive equilibrium and reach their graded long profile: Long Profile of Afon Glaslyn River with graded long profile [IMAGE][IMAGE] Rivers become out of equilibrium when there is a change in base (sea) level....   [tags: Papers] 1075 words
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Racial Profiling by Police - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, categories all human beings as free. Article one identify all human beings as born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. Article two states, Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status....   [tags: Black Lives Matter Essays]
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Benefits of Social Networking Sites - Throughout life, men, women, and youth meet people. These people will either leave a negative or positive effect on us and some will only be in our lives for a short period of time. However, once we start to lose contact with them questions arise and we begin to wonder: What does he/she look like now. ; Where has he/she been. ; How has he/she been. ; Why did we stop talking to one another. ; or what would our relationship be like if I had kept in contact with him/her. Well there is no need to wonder anymore....   [tags: Argumentative, Twitter, Facebook, social media]
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Social Networking: Privacy Issues - Is it an invasion of privacy, if we place our private thoughts and photos on social websites and other people besides out friends and family view it. Who really reads the terms of use and conditions in a privacy statement online. We just click the checkbox and keep on going. If we had to read each and every single line, no one would ever sign up on a social networking site. How do users protect themselves through the forest of privacy options so they can get the most out of Facebook, MySpace and Twitter with the least amount of risk....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Internet]
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A Comparison of Early Years Curricula in England and Scotland with a Focus on Planning and Assessment - In this essay I will outline the curricular systems for the 0-5 age group in England and Scotland. I will examine in detail the planning and assessment provisions of these systems which allow early years practitioners to gain insight into children's learning and to aid them in that regard. I will draw comparison between the practices of these two countries where possible, and provide criticism of each. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) was implemented in England in 2008 and applies to all children aged 0-5....   [tags: Education, elementary education ]
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A Look Into the Impact of Facebook on Modern Relationships - Whichever category you fall under and select will grant you a different reaction from your Facebook friends and prompt new conversations. Facebook has become a major part of today’s society and has changed modern customs, like initiating and interpreting relationships. This technological innovation has redefined what it means to be in a relationship, as shown by the new importance of being Facebook official and displaying one of these relationship statuses. It allows people to put their love lives out in the public eye for any of their friends and acquaintances to see....   [tags: relationship, distrust, communitcation, happiness]
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Profiling is a Necessary Means for Discovering and Apprehending Criminals - Many studies have been made in the field of criminology, concluding that profiling is a necessary means for discovering and apprehending criminals. There are many different types of profiling and many people think of profiling differently; however, all types of profiling does work and is proven to help stop crime. This paper will explore the following: profiling and different forms of it, the closely related stop and frisk policy, different cities that have proven statistics that profiling does work, how airports are now profiling, and different serial killers that have been apprehended due to work from profilers....   [tags: criminology, racial profiling, terrorism]
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PM10 in Christchurch and the Impact It Has on Health - Air pollution, the contamination of air through pollutants and gases (The American Heritage Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, n.d.) is an issue greatly impacting New Zealand’s citizen’s health and in Christchurch, can account for up to 9.1% of all deaths (Palmer & Mann, 2011). More prevalent in winter, when the mountainous terrain, calm winter weather and the warm air layer allow for the emissions to become trapped in a cold air blanket, locking them in at street level, thus creating a temperature inversion; (University of Waikato, 2009), the recommended exposure to PM10, a pollutant with particles that have a diameter smaller than 10 microns (Ministry for the Environment, 2003) in Christchurch...   [tags: air pollution, New Zealand]
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Power to the Government or Power to the People - ... The government ordered their armies to use force in taking down these nonviolent demonstrations, yet they have refused to take responsibility for the actions of the army. Bashar al-Assad, the current president of Syria, has denied various accusations that he is responsible for the killings. Fouad Ajami, an expert on the Middle East, quoted him stating, “They are military forces that belong to the government. I don’t own them. No government kills its own people unless it is led by a crazy person” (Ajami 166)....   [tags: the Syrian conflict] 838 words
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Unsecured Privacy Settings, Cyber Bullying, and Facebook Crime - Face book is the world’s largest social networking site boasting over the five hundred million users. Face book allows its user’s the freedom to share videos, photos, links, and play games and interact with each other all over the world, however and whenever they feel to do so. Amidst such flexibility can come grim consequences. With diverse individuals possessing solitary personalities, instances of sabotage, devilment and wrong doings frequently coincide with the collision of personalities....   [tags: Crime, Cyberbullying, internet, social networking]
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The Main Characteristics for Success is Courage - ... This is one of the characteristics of the Learner Profile that I posses and demonstrate throughout my daily life. On a constant basis, both inside and out of school, I think deeply on things that pertain to a situation at hand, as well as, ideas and concepts that have no reference to anything relative. With the ability to formulate new and creative ideas that promote excellence and efficiency in every detail, I am constantly eager to create an outstanding product that serves as a betterment to the whole of society....   [tags: inquire, balance, thinkers] 1163 words
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The Effects of Social Media on Humans - ... Facebook users are spending 10.5 billion minutes (almost 20,000 years) on the social network. And, that’s not evolving mobile devices. So the social media is very popular as we can see and there is a lot of apps for the social media and when I say a lot I’m talking there are over 10 million Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and others apps. All of that just for one app that tells us that these apps are really growing fast over these last few years. Like I said before the social media is very big and I remember one day my little cousin was with me he’s only 4 years of age and he ask for my phone so I figured that he doesn’t know what to do with the phone what I thought is he only know...   [tags: behavioral psychology] 893 words
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The Fallibility of Partial DNA in Courts - ... Many labs do not have the funding or staffing for the amount of work they have (Hansen 1). Understaffing leads to less people having to fulfill a workload that is over their capacity, which easily can lead to error. DNA testing is proven to take concentration and with understaffing at forensic analysis labs, it could easily result in workers rushing through the test to meet the high volume. Also troubling, labs under law enforcement agencies are subjected to pressure to produce the results police are looking for (Hansen 1)....   [tags: Deoxyribonucleic Acid, society]
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The Characteristics os Middle School Learners - My first internship directive was to present a lesson on the characteristics of middle school learners and the middle school philosophy. It is important to note that I designed and taught this lesson before reading chapter five in the Ramsden (1992) text. Consequently, my journal reflection and later evaluation of the experience are appreciably different. To guide my lesson design, I established three student learning goals: (a) identify the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social characteristic constructs specific to the middle school learner; (b) analyze associations between the characteristic constructs and possible impediments to the middle school learning process; (c) generate acc...   [tags: education, middle school philosophy] 1020 words
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