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  • Brain Differences in Autism and Aspergers

    Brain Differences in Autism and Aspergers

    Brain Differences in Autism and Aspergers Brain Differences in Autism and Aspergers Autism and Asperger's are two of the disorders that make up the umbrella of the autistic spectrum disorders. These disorders are characterized by early deficits in social and communication skills. These disorders are included in the definition of Pervasive Developmental Disorders in the DSM IV-TR. Although they are categorized under the same heading, they are comprised of distinct features and symptoms that

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    Submitted: December 11, 2010
  • Gender Identity and Congruence

    Gender Identity and Congruence

    Aston Business School Aston University THE IMPACT OF GENDER IDENTITY CONGRUENCE ON DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSES TO UTILITARIAN AND HEDONISTIC APPEALS Submitted by: Ramneak CHAUHAN Submitted on: July 2006 MSC in Marketing Management 2005-2006 Supervised by Dr. Amanda J. Broderick Name: CHAUHAN, Ramneak Course: MSc Marketing Management Student No: 011914512 DECLARATION FORM I declare that I have personally prepared this report and that it has not in whole or in part been submitted for any other

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    Essay Length: 9,799 Words / 40 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2010
  • The 'sex' and 'gender' Distinction

    The 'sex' and 'gender' Distinction

    This essay got an A- in a first year gender studies course The 'Sex' and 'Gender' Distinction For centuries, women have been subject to having their competence scrutinised, their mental processes challenged, their abilities questioned in western civilisation. In this essay, I will begin by giving some historical perspective to the scrutiny of women as it is important to know how it came to be that women have been seen as lower status when compared

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    Submitted: December 12, 2010
  • Gender Roles

    Gender Roles

    Since the beginning of time men have played the dominant role in nearly every culture around the world. If the men were not dominant, then the women and men in the culture were equal. Never has a culture been found where women have dominated. In "Society and Sex Roles" by Ernestine Friedl, Friedl supports the previous statement and suggests that "although the degree of masculine authority may vary from one group to the next,

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    Submitted: December 12, 2010
  • Discuss the Ways in Which Way Value Judgments Should and Should Not Be Used in Different Areas of Knowledge.

    Discuss the Ways in Which Way Value Judgments Should and Should Not Be Used in Different Areas of Knowledge.

    Values, as defined by Webster's Dictionary, are principles, standards, or qualities considered worthwhile or desirable by a human being. One's values may not, however, be worthwhile or desirable by others in general or by all in some cases. For example the values of one Adolf Hitler were of a most distressing quality. Despite this his beliefs in the moral, physical, and mental superiority of his so-called "Arian" race were upheld by millions of Germans yet

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    Essay Length: 1,408 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2010
  • Difference Between Logical & Physical Design

    Difference Between Logical & Physical Design

    Abstract During systems analysis and design phase of our online training and testing project we have created the following policies, procedures, and process flow diagrams in order to meet the business needs of our customers. Training Policy University Medical Center is committed to providing the education needed for staff to perform the duties required to support the organization's mission. Each staff member will complete mandatory organization wide training and job specific training modules. New hires

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    Submitted: December 13, 2010
  • The Difference Between Gnome and Windows Operating System

    The Difference Between Gnome and Windows Operating System

    The difference between GNOME and Windows operating system. GNOME: 1. Linux is based on a long history of well fleshed-out multi-user design. Linux does not have a history of being a single-user system. Therefore it has been designed from the ground-up to isolate users from applications, files and directories that affect the entire operating system. Each user is given a user directory where all of the user's data files and configuration files are stored. When

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    Essay Length: 3,726 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2010
  • Statistics Can Be Very Helpful in Providing a Powerful Interpretation of Reality but Also Can Be Used to Distort Our Understanding. Discuss Some of the Ways in Which Statistics Can Be Used or Misused in Different Areas of Knowledge to Assist and Mislead U

    Statistics Can Be Very Helpful in Providing a Powerful Interpretation of Reality but Also Can Be Used to Distort Our Understanding. Discuss Some of the Ways in Which Statistics Can Be Used or Misused in Different Areas of Knowledge to Assist and Mislead U

    "There are three types of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics." Benjamin Disraeli, British Statesman (1804-1881) Statistics is the study of a set of numbers or measurements; including: the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of the data. It is applied in various Areas of Knowledge, mainly as a form of clarification or emphasis of an idea. For example, in my TOK presentation, I was trying to convey sympathetic emotions within the audience towards the African

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    Essay Length: 1,418 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2010
  • Religion and Gender

    Religion and Gender

    Final Exam: Religion and Gender PART I: A) St. Augustine was a very interesting man. I think, because he was such a sexual maniac in his earlier days before his conversion that he just totally stays away (and tells others to do the same) from everything sexual. He takes this to the extreme by basically saying that sexual intercourse (and intercourse ONLY) should only be done for the procreation of man. This means that any

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    Submitted: December 14, 2010
  • Differing Immune Systems' Effects on Cancer Rates

    Differing Immune Systems' Effects on Cancer Rates

    Differing Immune Systems' Effects on Cancer Rates Abstract This scope of this research proposal is large, as it encompasses two different species' immune systems and the effects of those immune systems on cancer rates. The overall focus of this research will be on why and how sharks have a lower cancer rate than humans do. This will require comparing a shark immune system to a human child immune system and a human adult immune system.

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    Submitted: December 15, 2010
  • Determining Gravity Three Different Ways

    Determining Gravity Three Different Ways

    Determining acceleration due to gravity by three methods Purpose: To use three different methods to determine the acceleration due to gravity and see which is more accurate. Also to give us practical application and proof of the 9.8m/s/s law. Materials: Eraser, Video, stop watch, 2M stick Procedure: We measured 2M from the floor to a certain spot on the chalk board. Then we measured by hand with a stop watch how long it took for

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    Essay Length: 264 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2010
  • Fairy Tales & Gender Roles

    Fairy Tales & Gender Roles

    FAIRY TALES & GENDER ROLES Some things about fairy tales we know to be true. They begin with "once upon a time." They end with "happily ever after." And somewhere in between the prince rescues the damsel in distress. Of course, this is not actually the case. Many fairytales omit these essential words. But few fairytales in the Western tradition indeed fail to have a beautiful, passive maiden rescued by a vibrant man, usually

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    Submitted: December 16, 2010
  • What Is Performance Art? How Does It Differ from Theater?

    What Is Performance Art? How Does It Differ from Theater?

    What is Performance Art? How does it differ from Theater? The term "Performance Art" started in the United States in the 60's. It was originally used to describe any live artistic event, which included poets, filmmakers, musicians, dancers, etc. Even though the descriptive word came about in the 1960's, there were earlier precedents for performance art. The live performances of the Dadaist meshed poetry and visual arts. The German Bauhaus, founded in 1919, included theater

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    Submitted: December 16, 2010
  • Nature Accounts for Behavioral Differences Between Males and Females

    Nature Accounts for Behavioral Differences Between Males and Females

    Men and women behave in completely different ways. Men are often scrutinized for being too aggressive, violent and only wanting sex. Women, on the other hand, are often criticized for being too bossy, fussy and only wanting commitment in a relationship. The differences in the way males and females behave can be accounted for through both nature and nurture aspects. In regard to behavior, men and women are expected to play standard roles in life.

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    Submitted: December 17, 2010
  • Harry Potter Differences

    Harry Potter Differences

    Alterations from the book and previous films Main article: Differences between book and film versions of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire The layout of Hogwarts Castle and its surrounding landscape has changed in each film adaptation. The following are the new changes made to Hogwarts Castle in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film adaptation. The Entrance Hall has been changed. There is now a courtyard in its place with a

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    Essay Length: 1,126 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2010
  • Words Are More Treacherous and Powerful Than We Think". Evaluate the Extent to Which the Characteristics Sartre Claims for Words Affect - Negatively or Positively - Different Areas of Knowledge.

    Words Are More Treacherous and Powerful Than We Think". Evaluate the Extent to Which the Characteristics Sartre Claims for Words Affect - Negatively or Positively - Different Areas of Knowledge.

    World literature; self taught language Hungarian: After reading the two books for my world literature, of mice and men and the outsider I decided I will compare the two books on the topic choice; portrayal of society in the literature studied. This includes points such as: Meursault and Lenny not being accepted in society for who they are because they are different then others; another point would be there is a lot of violence

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    Submitted: December 17, 2010
  • Basketball Bouncing in Different Temperatures

    Basketball Bouncing in Different Temperatures

    BASKETBALL BOUNCING IN DIFFERENT TEMPERATURES BACKGROUND INFORMATION The construction of a rubber basketball consist of three parts. The Bladder, The Winding and the Cover. The Bladder Sheets of material are bonded together with an attached valve and formed through vulcanization into a vessel or sphere that retains the air for the ball after inflation. Made from natural rubber and butyl rubber. The higher the percentage of butyl rubber, the better the air retention, therefore, the

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    Essay Length: 653 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2010
  • Males and Females: Two Different Worlds

    Males and Females: Two Different Worlds

    The story of the fall of my freshman year of high school, in my opinion, encompasses all of the innate tendencies male individuals possess. Furthermore, I believe this story delves deeper into our reality as human beings and the consequences we are destined to face as a result of our physical makeup. The consequences, for me, proved violent, physically painful, and eternally fulfilling. This is a strange statement because when these incidents occurred it was

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    Essay Length: 1,751 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2010
  • Gender Discrimination in the United States Military Draft

    Gender Discrimination in the United States Military Draft

    GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES MILITARY DRAFT To secure the continuing existence of the United States democracy against intractable religious fanaticism, whose goal is nothing less than a Muslim theocracy for all of Planet Earth, it is inevitable that general military conscription will again be implemented following the 2004 Presidential Election, despite political protestation to the contrary. Indeed, a 'backdoor' draft, imposed by the Bush administration, has existed in our military for more than

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    Submitted: December 18, 2010
  • Gender & Jim Crow: Book Review

    Gender & Jim Crow: Book Review

    In Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore's book Gender & Jim Crow, Gilmore illustrates the relations between African Americans and white in North Caroline from 1896 to 1920, as well as relations between the men and women of the time. She looks at the influences each group had on the Progressive Era, both politically and socially. Gilmore's arguments concern African American male political participation, middle-class New South men, and African American female political influences. The book follows a

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    Essay Length: 1,352 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2010
  • Gender Roles

    Gender Roles

    Showgirls is a definite backlash to the typical woman's role in society. It is very interesting to me that a movie with this message is set in a normally deviant setting, when it is trying to portray the strength of a woman. I feel this is the reason that many woman did not see the film. They are offended, disgusted, and maybe even a little jealous of strippers. Strippers are able to be in control

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    Submitted: December 18, 2010
  • Gender Dynamics in the Classroom

    Gender Dynamics in the Classroom

    Gender dynamics in the classroom is an article written by Susan Basow (Dr. Basow). Dr. Basow is the professor for women's studies in Lafyette College and also published a textbook on Gender: Stereotypes and Roles. In her article of psychology of women she states how there are differences in attitudes towards males and females in the classroom. As noted in her lectures there have been many studies have shown that women and men have different

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    Submitted: December 19, 2010
  • Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issue Differences B2b Vs. B2c

    Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issue Differences B2b Vs. B2c

    Introduction In a continuance of the differences between B2B vs. B2C web sites, this week's paper will cover how the sites manage ethical, legal and regulatory issues. Ethical Issues facing B2B and B2C sites There are several definitions of the work ethics. One definition of ethics is the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation. It can also be defined as a set of moral principles or

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    Submitted: December 19, 2010
  • Ways Hinduism and Buddhism Understand Reality Differences and Similarities

    Ways Hinduism and Buddhism Understand Reality Differences and Similarities

    Ways Hinduism and Buddhism understand reality Differences and Similarities Hinduism and Buddhism were not static or fixed in time; they were evolving during the classical era. The religion call Hinduism was formulating a synthesis and meeting the challenge of Buddhism. Buddhism developments were set in the context of the Indian social order challenged the Brahman order living behind Hinduism as the dominant social and religious force in India with its notions of Dharma allocated by

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    Submitted: December 19, 2010
  • Gender Roles in Twelfth Night

    Gender Roles in Twelfth Night

    Born on approximately April 23, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, William Shakespeare is considered by many to have been the greatest writer the English language has ever known. His literary legacy included 37 plays, 154 sonnets, and five major poems. Among his many plays is the notable, Twelfth Night, a romantic comedy, placed in a festive atmosphere in which three couples are brought together happily. The play opens with Orsino, the Duke of Illyria, expressing his

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    Submitted: December 19, 2010

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