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  • Factors Influencing Interpretation Of Humorous Ambiguities - 1,562 words
    Factors Influencing Interpretation Of Humorous Ambiguities Factors Influencing Interpretation of Humorous Ambiguities What makes something humorous? Often, humor is found through peculiarities of language. One such peculiarity is the different definitions that are related to the same word. When the correct choice of these definitions is unclear it results in an ambiguity. In the 1970's David Swinney did a study involving cross-modal priming. This research supported the idea that all meanings of ambiguous words are activated regardless of the context. To decide which interpretation is the correct one we generally use five factors; frequency, prosody, context, syntax, and plausibility. Frequen ...
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  • Aggression Biological Theory Vs Behaviorist Theory - 1,254 words
    Aggression - Biological Theory vs Behaviorist Theory Aggression is a problem that affects all members of society. There is no doubt that aggression pays off for some. Parents who yell and threaten punishment get results. The child who hits the hardest gets the toy. The brother who is willing to be the most vicious in a fight wins. The teacher who gives the hardest test and threatens to flunk the most students usually gets the most study time from students. The spouse who threatens to get the maddest gets their way. The male who acts the most macho and aggressive gets the praise of certain groups of males. For decades psychologists have attempted to find the causes of aggression. The focus of ...
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  • Alcohol And The Effects On Behavior - 1,596 words
    Alcohol And The Effects On Behavior Alcohol and The Effects on Behavior The articles in which I reviewed dealt with alcoholism and the many different effects it has on behavior. The purpose for each experiment differs, but they all deal whit alcohol and the effects of its behavior. In each of the articles used to complete this research a comparison was mead between people who had been affected by alcoholism to people who had not. The reason for this was to see if alcohol had any effect on an individuals behavior. In the first study which was done by Wright et. Al, they tested to see if non-adult children of alcoholics (ACAs) who were college students differ from nonclinical ACA college stude ...
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  • Alcoholism - 1,948 words
    Alcoholism CUNNING, BAFFLING, POWERFUL, PATIENT AND DEADLY Alcoholism: Today's substance abuse, whether alcohol or drugs, continues to be a major social problem. Common patterns occur in all forms of substance abuse. While some types of substance abuse problems are slightly different in terms of causes and cures, experts agree that there are some do's and don'ts which relate to kicking the abuse habit. If you or a loved one have a substance abuse problem, this article can give you sound advice on understanding what substance abuse is, and what to do about it. In this article, we will refer to alcohol, although the word drug may be used synonymously in place of alcohol. What is Alcoholism? Al ...
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  • Buyer Behaviour - 3,170 words
    Buyer Behaviour 1.0 Introduction The purpose of this report is to analyse and evaluate the decision-making process consumers go through when purchasing health supplements and formal clothing. The objective is to compare the differences between the two processes and identify the implications each has on marketing strategy. This has been achieved through both secondary and primary research. The secondary analysis involved research using the textbooks and articles on health supplements and formal clothing and the application of relevant consumer behaviour concepts and theories. This report will also thoroughly discuss, compare and report on the typical decision making processes likely to be fol ...
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  • Child Development - 1,552 words
    Child Development Is development the result of genetics or the result of the love, guidance and the upbringing one receives? That is a very interesting and personal question. In reviewing Table 4.1 in the textbook regarding where the main developmental theories stand on the six themes in development, it appears that most of the theorists involved believe that both nature and nurture have an impact on the development of the child (Child Development: A Thematic Approach (3rd. ed.) (Bukato, Daehler, 1998, p.29). The Ethological theme reports that although behavior is biologically based the environment has an impact and influences behavior patterns. Most of the other themes such as the Learning ...
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  • College And Alcohol - 2,060 words
    College And Alcohol College Alcohol Risk Assessment Guide Environmental Approaches to Prevention Barbara E. Ryan / Tom Colthurst / Lance Segars, PhD The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education Development Center, Inc. 55 Chapel Street Newton, MA 02158-1060 Tel: 800 676-1730 In cooperation with Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Studies UCSD Extension, University of California, San Diego This publication was supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE). Acknowledgments We wish to thank the individuals listed below for reviewing draft manuscripts for this publication. We appreciate the com ...
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  • College And Alcohol - 2,127 words
    ... he rules and regulations-formal as well as informal-and the environment that surround those decisions. (9)Adapted from James F. Mosher, speech at the FIPSE New Grantee Training Institute, February 1993. (10)Adapted from James F. Mosher, speech at the FIPSE New Grantee Training Institute, February 1993. Prevention is more likely to be successful when efforts directed at altering individual behavior operate in tandem with those directed at altering the environment. By moving away from a singular focus that tends to blame individual drinkers, we can look to broader influences in our environments that contribute both to individual and community alcohol problems.(11) Students making the t ...
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  • Facism - 1,158 words
    ... n order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as " an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movement's struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite groups was k ...
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  • Facism - 1,158 words
    ... n order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as " an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movement's struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite groups was k ...
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  • Fascism - 1,159 words
    ... s in order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as "an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movements struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite groups was ...
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  • Fascism - 1,159 words
    ... s in order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as "an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movements struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite groups was ...
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  • Fascism And Its Political Ideas - 1,161 words
    ... erything was in order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as "an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movements struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite ...
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  • Fascism And Its Political Ideas - 1,161 words
    ... erything was in order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as "an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movements struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite ...
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  • Fascism Is A Form Of Counterrevolutionary Politics That First Arose In The Early Part Of The Twentiethcentury In Europe It Wa - 1,157 words
    ... order. Hitler began to organize the SA, his Nazi storm troopers, which in Mein Kampf he referred to as "an instrument for the conduct and reinforcement of the movements struggle for its philosophy of life." (The Rise of Hitler: A New Beginning) Realizing the liking of uniforms by the German man the SA adopted a brown-shirt outfit, with boots, swastika armband, badges and caps. The accessories on the outfit would become important because of the visual tools providing easy recognition and visibility, allowing for an increase of notoriety in and out of the Nazi party. Hitler then created a special unit that would only answer to him and be his personal body guards. The elite groups was know ...
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  • Free Market Defense - 1,124 words
    Free Market Defense Ludwig von Mises: Defender of the Free Market Ludwig von Misis thoughts on human behavior, socialism, and money and credit have had a major impact on economic thought. He championed true free markets and is seen as a defender of liberty. Former President of the United States Ronald Reagan said "Ludwig von Mises was one of the greatest economic thinkers in the history of Western Civilization. Through his seminal works, he rekindled the flames of liberty. As a wise and kindly mentor, he encourages all who sought to understand the meaning of freedom. We owe him an incalculable debt"(Mises Institute). The remainder of this paper will outline the life of Ludwig von Mises. This ...
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  • Keynesian Economics - 1,668 words
    Keynesian Economics Macroeconomics, branch of economics concerned with the aggregate, or overall, economy. Macroeconomics deals with economic factors such as total national output and income, unemployment, balance of payments, and the rate of inflation. It is distinct from microeconomics, which is the study of the composition of output such as the supply and demand for individual goods and services, the way they are traded in markets, and the pattern of their relative prices. At the basis of macroeconomics is an understanding of what constitutes national output, or national income, and the related concept of gross national product (GNP). The GNP is the total value of goods and services produ ...
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  • Market Research - 1,451 words
    Market Research Title Page Number Market research 2-4 Quantitative and Qualitative 5 Factors influencing marketing methods 6 Presentation 7 Questionnaire 8 Evaluation 9 Bibliography 10 Market research is to provide information that helps the business 'to recognise and respond to market opportunities and to develop suitable products to marketing needs'. Primary and secondary data. There are two main sources of market research-Primary and secondary sources. Primary data. This type of research requires obtaining new data. The marketing department gather the data by e.g. Interviews, telephone, post, and questionnaires. Primary data may be collected in the following ways: Observation- although th ...
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  • Marketing Plan - 1,481 words
    Marketing Plan Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. I. Executive Summary Green Mountain Coffee Roasters currently has a revenue growth rate of 35.5% over the last 5 years. This company is growing right along side the fastest growing portion of the of the coffee industry, the high-end specialty coffee market. Green Mountain is a product leader in this category, they emphasize quality and enjoyment of their product. Green Mountain's target market is no question wholesaler's. Green Mountain has over 5,000 wholesale accounts that currently account for 94% of their revenue. In this marketing plan I thoroughly go through who their wholesale customers are, the relationships they have with them, and ...
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  • Steroids - 1,182 words
    ... ects that harm athletes. Anabolic steroids also have negative physical ramifications as well. Harmful physically effects of Anabolic steroids have a great effect on athletes. In the Merck Manual (1997) it states: The most characteristic sign of AS(anabolic steroids) abuse is dramatic and rapid change in the body bulk. If the patient is involved in a weight-training regimen and eats a high-calorie, high-protein diet while taking AS, an increase in muscle bulk and strength is usually produced. Increases in energy level and libido (in men) are established (www.merck.com). Not only do these symptoms mentioned above but, also in males' testicular shrinkage, reduced sperm count, infertility, b ...
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