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Test Case Generation from Requirements - Table 1: Identified Strengths and Limitations Author Behavior Models Problem Discussed Strength of work Limitations Vaysburg et al. /2002 EFSM Requirement based selective test case generation. • Cost of the approach is very less because system tests are often short. Therefore, test equivalency can be determined with low cost. • Efficient integration with testing • Support quality requirements of reliability. • Better technique for selective test case generation • The study needs further justification as it not implemented on large systems • There is need to investigate the degree of reduction in fault detection capability of reduced test suites when the presented approach of test...   [tags: Information Technology]
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Benedict’s Test for Reducing Sugar - BENEDICT’S TEST – REDUCING SUGARS Benedict’s test for reducing sugar results in colour changes from blue to green precipitate and lastly forms brick-red precipitate. In this case, Benedict’s solution which is aqueous solution of copper (II) sulphate, sodium carbonate and sodium citrate, used as a test of the presence of reducing sugar. Glucose is one of the reducing sugars. Functional group of aldehyde (CHO) and keto (C=O) are found in glucose. Benedict’s test will detect on functional group of aldehyde and keto....   [tags: color change, blue, green] 577 words
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Group B Streptococcus Bacteria Test - It is not unusual for some healthy women to harbor Group B streptococcus bacteria in their rectum and vagina. These microorganisms do not usually cause disease when few in number, but when they grow in number and colonize these areas, bacterial infection can become severe. A woman who is pregnant and tests positive for Group B strep or GBS may pass the bacteria to her baby during childbirth. GBS affects one out of 2,000 newborns in the US although not all babies born to GBS-positive mothers become ill....   [tags: women, vagina, microorganism]
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Stephen Ceci"s IQ To The Test - What is intelligence and how is it measured. We may never really know exactly what it is, but Stephen Ceci attempts to raise our awareness of what intelligence is in the article “IQ to the Test.” The author of this article is Stephen Ceci. According to the American Psychological Society, Stephen Ceci has been referred to as being among the “most internationally influential and well-known developmental psychologists.” He is a psychology professor, specifically dealing with child development at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York....   [tags: Intelligence, Article Analysis] 1148 words
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Testing Procedure Exposition: Personality Test - When jobs become available applicants begin flooding organizations with resumes and applications. This is a bad thing for the organizations because they have a wide variety of applicants to choose from to fill their needs. The problem arises when the organizations have to pick the best person for the job. To counter this problem organizations have developed testing and screening procedures to narrow down the applicant pool to the best applicants. These tests are made up of intelligence tests, behavioral interviews, assessment centers, realistic job previews, and personality tests....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Child Psychology: Phonemic Awareness Test - After asking my friend if I could obtain the use of her child Ibrahim, a pleasant 6-year-old child, to take a phonemic awareness test, she welcomed me to test the boy. He appeared to be considered average in my standards. I asked the boy if he, as well, would accept me quizzing him on phonemic awareness. Phonemic awareness is the ability to manipulate the sounds on words and to recognize that words are made up of a miscellaneous set of sounds. Subsequently, I found the result to the experiment of the phonemic awareness by grading the child on a scale one to five, a four or higher is a passing grade....   [tags: study of words] 797 words
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The Turing Test - One of the hottest topics that modern science has been focusing on for a long time is the field of artificial intelligence, the study of intelligence in machines or, according to Minsky, “the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men”.(qtd in Copeland 1). Artificial Intelligence has a lot of applications and is used in many areas. “We often don’t notice it but AI is all around us. It is present in computer games, in the cruise control in our cars and the servers that route our email.” (BBC 1)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Benedict's Test - The Benedict's Test The Benedict’s test is for testing the presence of simple sugars in sample if sugars are present a colour change will occur from blue to red. However although the benedict’s test shows the presence of sugars for which it is useful it cannot be used to accurately determine the concentration of sugar in a sample solution. If you follow the method that we have followed which involved adding specific concentrations of glucose to the benedict’s to use as a chart to estimate the glucose concentration of an unknown solution X....   [tags: Papers] 566 words
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Raven’s Progressive Matrices Test - General Information For this project I researched the Raven’s Progressive Matrices test, or the RPM, as well as the Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices test, and a bit on the Colored Progressive Matrices test. The RPM was developed by John C. Raven in 1936 and it was first published in 1938. The Advanced Matrices was published in 1947 for the British War Office Selection Boards because they needed more advanced tests to be developed. Since then, various versions have been updated and published throughout the years....   [tags: Education, Ability]
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Test Of Courage - Test of Courage On the night of September 30th 1999, I was about to begin what would seem to be the longest night of my life. Weeks of physical, mental, and emotional training would climax and end after this final test. A test of endurance, teamwork, mental focus, and most of all courage was about to begin. Thoughts raced through my head as I anxiously prepared myself. Will I remember everything I have been trained. Will my shipmates let me down. Some had dreaded this night for weeks; others awaited its arrival like children on Christmas morning....   [tags: essays research papers] 907 words
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Mongol Empire/Global Connections Test - Mongol Empire/Global Connections Test 1. (1) Ethnocentrism is looking at one’s own culture and placing it above other cultures, constantly comparing it to the other cultures “below”. In America today, many people look at conflicted areas in the globe such as the Middle East and wonder why their system cannot keep a stable democracy. This idea of constantly comparing other cultures to one’s own and expecting them to be alike or follow the example is a problem in reading historical documents and understanding history as a whole....   [tags: Asian History] 875 words
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A True Leader - Critical thinkers are revered for their display of interesting character. A critical thinker is one who asks “why” every chance they get. The level of interest about them is due to their tranquility in tragedies. This is possible because, critical thinkers achieve individual peace through self-examination. Once the true self is found, the critical thinker can then experience true self-assimilation, where the critical thinker is at peace with “self” as well as in harmony with others. The conflicted characters are very different from critical thinkers....   [tags: self-assimilation]
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Is Compatibilism True? - Free will is the ability for a person to make their own decisions without the constraints of necessity and fate, in other words, their actions are not determined. Determinism is the view that the initial conditions of the universe and all possible worlds are the same, including the laws of nature, causing all events to play out the same. Events are determined by the initial conditions. Two prominent positions advocated concerning the relation between free will and determinism are compatibilism and incompatibilism....   [tags: Free Will, Decisions, Constraints, Fate]
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A True Tragedy - A True Tragedy No matter where in the world you are, stories and tales of life and love stimulate different emotions from the bottom of someone’s heart. Various situations of love cause people to feel happiness, sorrow, and even pity. Some stories are realistic, but others are too exaggerated to be real. William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is well known by children and adults alike. Although this story is fictional, the tragic love of the two main characters is looked upon many. Though being well known, there is much strife and dispute....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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How to Cope With Test Anxiety - How to Cope With Test Anxiety Most students experience some degree of test anxiety. Test anxiety refers to a combination of physiological, emotional, and psychological components that are caused by the stress of taking exams. This may interfere with one's ability to think, reason, and plan. For some students, test anxiety is an unpleasant experience but doesn't necessarily interfere with exam performance. For other students, however, test anxiety is not only an unpleasant experience but also seriously interferes with exam performance....   [tags: Anxiety Essays] 368 words
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Analysis of a Test: Authentic Assessment for English Language Learners - Design a (grammar/vocabulary/reading/writing or any area) language-skills test for your learners, then take all necessary measures to validate the test after that subject it to strong reliability check as assessment research suggests, meaning administering the test to the learners, perhaps more than once. Once the test designing and piloting process is completed, document the whole process in the form of a critical report explaining the events you went through as a test designer, validity and reliability checker, and evaluator....   [tags: validity, reliability, authenticity]
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The Multi Stage Fitness Test - The Multi Stage Fitness Test Session 1 Introduction, This test of fitness is very good for game players as it is specific to the nature of there sport, but due to the intervals of turning this test may not be appropriate for the athletes with a high level of cardio vascular fitness such as the Rowers, Runners and cyclists. As I am a swimmer this would be a good test for my land based training but in the pool another test would be more appropriate. Objective, Is to improve my cardiovascular Endurance, I will do this by doing a number of specific land training sets....   [tags: Papers] 379 words
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Problems with the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Test - The Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, otherwise known as the TAKS, is a standardized test used throughout the state of Texas to determine whether or not a student is prepared for the next grade level. The TAKS test was implemented in 2003 to replace the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills in concurrence with the “No Child Left Behind Act”. The new test added science and social studies portions to the already existing sections of math, reading, and English. The purpose of this was to obtain more information on where students are academically....   [tags: tests and testing] 1026 words
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Trade Protectionism Put to the Test - Trade Protectionism Put to the Test The idea behind trade protectionism as policy is that domestic industry cannot or should not have to compete with imports from foreign producers and that domestic workers’ jobs are at risk when trade is unrestricted. Most economists, and a large portion of the public would agree when looking at the big picture that free trade is positive for importers and exporters, as well as consumers. The very basic theories of comparative advantage, specialization and trade make a compelling argument for trade without barriers....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1946 words
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What is the Turing Test, and Why is it so Difficult to Pass? - One of the most difficult challenges in developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to create a machine that “thinks” as intelligently as humans do. However, devising a definition for the word “think” itself is quite a task. This is because it is yet unclear as to what comprises a human being’s thoughts, and what is the driving force behind his/her intelligence. Is it a manifestation of the immortal soul or is it just a complex network of nerves comprising the nervous system. To create an intelligent machine or a computer, it is necessary to grant it with thinking capabilities that are at par with humans....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Should Students Have to Pass Standardized Test to Graduate? - Should Students have to pass Standardized Tests to graduate. One time I heard a teacher at my old high school tell a new teacher that their job is to teach to the test and nothing else. I did not really know what she meant, but I knew something about what she said sounded very wrong. I thought why are they just teaching us how to pass the test instead of just teaching us what we need to know. Later I found out that whether or not I graduate depends on passing the test. The idea of standardized testing to say whether or not students graduate is a bad one....   [tags: high school knowledge asssessment] 782 words
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Results of Post-Fitness Test on An Athlete's Fitness Level - Introduction In order to succeed and perform well in any sport a specific level of fitness is required. To improve upon performance, an athlete’s fitness level must also improve. This is achieved by utilizing the principles training during program design. In the duration of this essay, a five week training program the athlete completed will be assessed to validate its effectiveness. This will be discussed by examining the training program in relation to the principles of training and the comparison of and post test results....   [tags: Athletic Training, Sports] 1520 words
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The Pre-Service Teacher Test Anxiety Scale - The Pre-Service Teacher Test Anxiety Scale: A Principal Components Analysis Table of Contents Rationale for Scale p. 3 Scale Development p. 4 Initial Scale p. 6 Scale Development Analysis p. 7 Table 1 (Factor Loadings) p. 9 Principal Components Analysis with Orthogonal Rotation Reliability and Validity p. 10 Table 2 (Correlations for Validation) p. 10 Demographic Comparison p. 11 Recommendations p. 11 References p....   [tags: Testing, Scales, Procedures]
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Psychology of the Polygraph Test - Psychology of the Polygraph Test The polygraph test, introduced nearly a century ago, has been widely used in the detection of deception and for some time, has been considered by law enforcement representatives, an exceptionally valid testing apparatus. The media and law enforcement representatives describe the various methods of detecting deception to be extremely valid and reliable in detecting deceptive cues, although the various research done through field studies and controlled experiments demonstrate significant error rates amongst the various testing procedures used....   [tags: Papers] 406 words
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Are test scores a good indication of a school's competency? - Before you are even born you have standards that are waiting to be met. You have a due date, your first words, first steps, and many other “first” that are expected of you. Every individual learns to do these things at different times and at different paces. These expectations continue all the way to the class room. Prior to Kindergarten, everyone learns to talk, read, and get potty- trained at different times. However, whenever you enter Kindergarten you are given the kindergarten curriculum because you are five, not necessarily because you are ready for it....   [tags: education, digital schools]
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How Often Should I Get a Pap Test? - Cancer of the cervix (cervical cancer) affects many women in their reproductive years. It is estimated that in the US, about 12,000 new cases of cervical cancer will occur annually and about 4,000 women will die from the disease. Although the rate of deaths from the disease has fallen in the past decades in the US, it is still one of the leading causes of deaths in women in middle- and low-income countries. This type of malignancy is often related to HPV (human papilloma virus) infection and both conditions often occur without symptoms....   [tags: pap smear, cervical cancer, screening]
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Couloruism in American in 1800´s: The Paper Bag test - ... Europeans and African Americans came up with the silliest things. This test was to see if a person was lighter than a brown paper bag. If one was darker they were considered an African American. If they were lighter or equal to, they would be considered Caucasian. The handful that was lighter than the paper bag also received special privileges, “if your skin color was the color of the brown paper bag or lighter you were given access to certain privileges and conversely if your skin was darker than the paper bag you were denied those same privileges”(Steward)....   [tags: skin, caucasian, african americans, slaves] 1634 words
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Personal Narrative - Driving Test - Personal Narrative- Driving Test As I walked out of the courthouse and down the ramp, I looked at my mom in disappointment and embarrassment. Never wanting to return to that dreadful place, I slowly drug my feet back to the car. I wanted to curl up in a little ball and I didn't want anyone else to know what I had done. Gaining my composure, I finally got into the car. I didn't even want to hear what my mom had to say. My face was beat red and I was trying to hide my face in the palms of my hands because I knew what was about to come; she was going to start asking me questions, all of the questions I had been asking myself....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 1369 words
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Wide Range Achievement Test 4th Edition - Darrell Sabers and Amy Olson reviewed the Wide Rage Achievement Test 4th edition (WRAT-4) in the Mental Measurements Yearbook eighteen edition. In their review Sabers and Olson mentioned differences and similarities between the WRAT-4 and the previous three editions of the WRAT. The WRAT was created to assess “basic academic skills necessary for effective learning, communication and thinking” in addition it evaluates people age 5 to 94 years old that have learning, behavioral, and vocational struggles....   [tags: mental measurements] 1493 words
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The Consequences of Avoiding the Blood Test Before Marriage - INTRODUCTION In health care, both partner need to take premarital blood test to check their health status before marriage. The test is essential to diagnose whether the spouse is healthy or already has been infected by highly communicable and contagious disease that can infect the other partner. Besides, the test is compulsory to be done to check the rhesus factor of the person. It is important to make sure that people are already prepared with all the possible hurdles and learn how to deal with it....   [tags: rhesus factor, health]
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Boehm Test of Basic Concepts–3 Preschool - The Boehm Test of Basic Concepts–3 Preschool is a norm referenced test designed to assess young children’s understanding of basic relational concepts, such as quality, spatial, temporal, and quantity. This test examines language and cognitive development, as well as later success in school. The Boehm–3 Preschool test is meant for children ages 3 to 5 years and 11 months and is a downward extension of the Boehm Test of Basic Concepts (Graham, in Spies & Plake 2005), which evaluates relational knowledge in children in kindergarten through second grade (Freeman 1970)....   [tags: Education]
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Introduction for Operations Research Test Online Help - Introduction for operations research test online help: Online is used to gather number of information about any topics. It also provides teaching method for the students. Operations research (O.R.) is one of the important techniques of applied mathematics. Operational research is used to improve the decision making for any problems. Operational research is said to be operations research. It provides power for making more effective decision and produces more productive systems. In the below, we will analyze about the topic of operations research test online help....   [tags: Math] 572 words
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High Level Visual Test Specification Tool - Domain-Specific Visual language (DSVL) meta-tool has managed to help and assist end-user to create DSVL. With a pre-built function and numerous graphical representations to choose from, it has reduced end-user dependency for application development team. Despite that, it still lacks in term of verification and validation process, as testing is still done manually inside these meta-tools. We propose a high level visual test specification model that is embedded inside DSVL meta-tool. This will allow end-user to self validate their DSVL using model provided....   [tags: Technology]
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A New Non-Invasive test for Food Based Allergies - Table of Contents Prevalence/Problem 3 What is currently being done? 3 Types of invasive tests 4 Noninvasive tests 5 My solution 5 What’s next 5 References 6   A New Non-Invasive test for Food Based Allergies Prevalence/Problem Food allergy and intolerance is described as a wide range of adverse reactions to foods and in 2010 an expert panel, sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, published guidelines for diagnosis and management of food allergies in the United States....   [tags: Food Based Allergies]
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Communication Style and Test Content in Placement Testing - Developmental research suggests that working memory and attention control undergo rapid development during the preschool years, and have a substantial impact on children's developing “approaches to learning” and corresponding academic achievement (Welsh, Nix, Blair, Bierman, & Nelson, 2010). This suggests that there is a considerable difference between learning ability or one’s intelligence and one person’s achievement. In 2011 Shekinah’s pre-kindergarten teacher from Japan calls her parent in to talk to him about his 5 year old performance and academic achievement....   [tags: Intelligence, Achievement] 883 words
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A Perfect Score: Effective Ways to Study for a Test - ... People type faster than they can write, creating an unequal balance between the both methods. In todays college classes, more than seventy percent of students take notes on the computer due to the effectiveness readability and the way you can fix and structure with color clearly the main ideas the professor wanted to engaged. Also, taking notes with “question, evidence, and conclusion” will help you create a perfect study guide for the future. In the previous book mention before, Newport suggests they right way for note taking, for future studying nights....   [tags: notes, place, study, time]
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A Review of the Beck Youth Inventories for Children and Adolescents - The Beck Youth Inventory Test was developed in 2001 by Judith Beck, Aaron Beck, John Jolly, and Robert Steer. The purpose of this psychological testing tool is a brief self-report to measure the distress in children and adolescents (Flanagan & Henington, 2005). The Beck Youth Inventory includes using five self-administered scales. The five tests include the Beck Depression Inventory, Beck Anxiety Inventory, Beck Anger Inventory, Beck Disruptive Inventory, and the Beck Self-Concept Inventory. These tests can be administered individually or in combination to the youth....   [tags: Test Analysis]
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Myers-Briggs Test and Adler's Theory for Treatment Plan - I took the Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test. This test is based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ typological method to assist in understanding personality type. What a person receives from this test is a 4 letter formula which helps them learn about their personality type. The test also helps them understand what career or occupation they might be interested in and what jobs would use their personality traits. I was surprised at my results and it helped me understand myself a little better....   [tags: personality types assessments]
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How Music Affects Test Scores in Mathematics K-6 - Most people have been introduced to the idea that music has a positive impact on the field of education, especially in mathematics. This has been a back-and-forth battle between advocates for music and the arts in schools and those looking for ways to deal with budget cuts. Logically thinking, music is based on math in that it deals with patterns and ratios (Vaughn, 2000). Research has shown that music, both music education and simply listening to music, can benefit students. The purpose of this study is to look at how music can affect test scores in the subject of mathematics in grades kindergarten through sixth grade....   [tags: connection between music and education] 2310 words
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Patient Analysis: The Six-Minute Walk Test - The examination of this patient began with questions regarding the patient’s current functional status, living environment, and perceived limitations. Next, objective measurements were taken which included measurements of gross range of motion, gross strength, SPO2, heart rate, blood pressure, functional capacity, and percentage of impairment. The patient lives in a two-level home with his wife and daughter. The patient reports his limitations as requiring an increase in oxygen when ascending the stairs in his home and difficulty walking long distances....   [tags: lung impairment, rehabilitation, health care] 927 words
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The Individual: Betrayal of The True Self - As Descartes once said, “ Cogito ergo sum” , which translates I think therefore I am, advocates rationalization implies one's existence.(Stanford Encyclopedia) Historical myths advocate that human race attained existence when they rationally challenged the Divine who created them. One could argue that the whole purpose of existence is to progress through rational thinking . An individual embraces their true self with the help of the intellect. The Divine has bestowed upon the individual the freedom to disobey, go against, and even retaliate against irrational laws and morals....   [tags: Philosophy]
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Should Teacher Pay Be Based On Student Test Scores? - For years, educators and government officials have argued what the most effective system of payment is for teachers in the United States. Government officials state that a “merit pay” system, where teacher pay would reflect the students’ test scores, would be the most effective and would increase teacher performance. Teachers, on the other hand, see the merit pay system as a threat to their salaries and fear that they cannot control student performance. The debate will continue for years to come....   [tags: merit pay systems, performance pay systems]
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Test Critique: The Alcohol Dependent Scale (ADS) - The Symptom Inventory that I reviewed was the Alcohol Dependent Scale (ADS). The ADS was developed by Harvey Skinner and John Horn in 1984. The ADS consists of a 25-item alcohol use questionnaire. The items are multiple choice, easy to read, have from two to four alternatives, and come in a booklet with clear instructions. Test administration is approximately 10 minutes and the ADS can be given to both groups and individuals either as a questionnaire or oral interview. (Piazza pg. 4) The ADS was derived from the larger more expansive Alcohol Use Inventory (AUI)....   [tags: Diseases/Disorders]
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Validation of Psychological Tests and Treatments - “Tell me what you see,” the psychiatrist says to my 6 year old brother, as she pulls out a small white card with marks of black printed on its front. This is the classic beginning of the Rorschach test, a psychological experiment conducted to analyze how a person acts and responds to external stimuli; “then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, or both. Some psychologists use this test to examine a person's personality characteristics and emotional functioning” [as it was done to my brother] in order to detect underlying thought disorder, especially in cases where patients are unable to describe their thinking processes clearly and openly....   [tags: the Rorschach test]
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Christopher McCandless is NOT a True Transcentalist - Transcendentalism is a religious, philosophical, literary, and social movement of the nineteenth century. Essentially, this movement was based upon the ideals of the “sixth sense,” nature, and non-conformity, as well as individualism, intuition, idealism, imagination, and inspiration. A few of the works and writings featured in the transcendental unit include Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, The Beatification of Chris McCandless: From Thieving Poacher into Saint by Craig Medred, and Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson....   [tags: Into the Wild Essays]
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The Mini-IPIP Personality Scale : A Test Critique - Use of the 50-item International Personality Item Pool-Five Factor Model measure (Goldberg, 1999) can be a hindrance for researchers when dealing with participants that are less than enthusiastic about completing long questionnaires. The Mini-IPIP scales was developed specifically for this purpose. This newly developed assessment has been shown equally reliable and valid across the five measures in only 20-items. General Information The Mini-IPIP Personality Scale (Donnellan et al., 2006) is a derivative of the 50-item IPIP-FFM (Goldberg, 1999)....   [tags: Psychology, Education]
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A True Hero in the Epic of Gigamesh - ... His hero's strength is tested in battle, and his wits are challenged by his obstacles, but ultimately, the tale relays the story of how a flawed hero attains wisdom. Turning to The Iliad, Achilles is a character best known for his invincibility which came from his mother dipping him in the River Styx, holding him by the heel. The drawback was, in the case of him being shot in the heel, the wound would be fatal. Although Achilles possessed superhuman strength and carried a close relationship with the gods, he may strike modern readers as less than heroic....   [tags: mortal, fear, death, glory, peace] 1683 words
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The Qualities of a True Friend - Friendship is an everlasting bond that demands love, trust, and making sacrifices. It is a mutual union in which people expect selfless support and motivation from their true friends. The bond can, however, only last if friends are there for each other in good and bad times. Friends do not only help each other in overcoming challenges, but they also bring happiness in one’s life. Friends are an essential ingredient to live a prosperous social life. In the novel Frankenstein Shelley expresses the worth of friendship through Henry Clerval’s self-sacrificing support for Victor....   [tags: Friendship Essay, Personal Narrative] 842 words
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The True, the Beautiful and the Good - ... In this famous poem, Blake has made minute observation to all kinds of tragedies in London, “I wander thro' each charter'd street, / Near where the charter'd Thames does flow, / And mark in every face I meet / Marks of weakness, marks of woe / […] / But most thro' midnight streets I hear / How the youthful Harlots curse / Blasts the new-born Infants tear / And blights with plagues the Marriage hearse” (Blake, 8). From the poverty in material to the yoke of spirits, from the men to the women, and from the adults to the children, English’s sufferings have given huge impacts to Blake....   [tags: three elements in Romanticism]
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The True Essence of Romantic Love - In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, love is exemplified more ways that we can imagine, from the undying love of two people to parental love. Love celebrated by the protagonists with playful sonnets to express their endearment and love for one another. Love that transcends from such powerful gazes and translates into an undying love. Society’s encroachment to a very innate and fundamental aspect of our being is met with violence and death. We must not forget that the very essence of love is that you cannot control love....   [tags: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet] 1141 words
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True Love in Romeo and Juliet - Romeo and Juliet is a romantic love story about a young lad named Romeo who has fallen in love with Lady Juliet, but is unable to marry her because of a long-lasting family feud. The play ends in the death of both these characters and the reunion of the friendship between the families. Romeo is in love with Juliet, and this is a true, passionate love (unlike the love Paris has for her or the love Romeo had for Rosaline) that nothing can overcome, not even the hatred between their two families that is the reason for the death of their two children....   [tags: William Shakespeare] 798 words
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