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Engineering Branches

Often referred to as electrical engineering, electronics engineering does not include large electrical systems but deals with the passage of charged particles in a gas, vacuum or semi-conductor. Electrical engineering, on the other hand, deals with the motion of electrons in metals such as wires and filaments. It is believed...

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The Enlightenment Essay

The Enlightenment is one of the most influential periods of time across disciplines to this very day. In 18th century Europe, the culture exploded during this time and almost every major area of science, government and philosophy were irrevocably changed. Although this is by no means an exhaustive listing of...

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Operant Conditioning and Superstitious Beliefs

Introduction/History Operant conditioning is largely responsible for many modern superstitions. It is a process of learning whereby the consequences of one’s response determine whether a response is likely to be repeated. Building on the research of Thorndike, who developed a puzzle box examining animal behavior, the father of operant conditioning...

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Mt. St. Helen: Example Research Paper on a Volcano

On May 18th 1980, Mt. St. Helen erupted, killing 57 individuals (South Dakota University, 2013). According to the New York Times (2012) the eruption of Mt. St. Helen “was recorded as the deadliest and most economically devastating volcanic event in the history of the United States” (para. 1). A review...

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Validity of Research Study

A study’s validity determines whether it is a useful tool outside of the laboratory setting or whether it is simply something that can be used to draw theoretical conclusions. A highly valid study is one whose results will correlate to the things that are seen in the real world. When...

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Sustainable and Equitable Growth for All

Inequality is an inherent fact of life and has been so for ages. For any society to truly prosper, however, ensuring that the inequalities are mitigated and that the majority in any society can reap the benefits of economic prosperity is crucial for sustainable and equitable growth. In earlier times,...

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Musical Acoustics and Sound Perception

The video titled Musical Acoustics and Sound Perception, is a taped presentation in which Williams College physics professor, Tiku Majumder, gave an insightful picture into the complex beauty that is sound. There are many ways to consider sound. Some people study music, others consider it from a biological or medical...

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TED Talk Reaction Paper: “Your Brain is More than a Bag of Chemicals”

In the TED talk titled “Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals,” David Anderson argues that psychiatry has historically upheld a faulty view of disorders as “chemical imbalances.” This view implies that the brain is bathed in a “chemical soup,” and that proper functioning merely requires that the...

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What We Need Is A Little Scientific Management

Question 1The core of scientific management theory is the scientific study of work processes to improve productivity at the workplace (Mullins & Christy, 2013). In particular, the time and motions involved in doing a job are closely studied to identify points that need improvement. In view of this, there are...

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Airplane Invention

The invention of airplane has had significant impact and has revolutionized this world that we live in differently. First it has raised military conflicts. Next, its invention has facilitated trade and commerce across the globe. It initiation established the second industrial evolution across the world not only in Europe and...

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Exoplanet Habitability

The space scientists have recently made one more step to their primary goal: at the end of February 2017, the representatives of NASA confirmed that one of their projects, Kepler mission, had discovered hundreds of new exoplanets located outside our own solar system. Of course, the discovery of an inhabited...

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Human Experimentation

When one thinks of human experimentation, he or she often conjures images of laboratories in horror films, such as The Human Centipede. Hopefully, the experiments in movies never come to fruition in reality, but human experimentation has a gruesome history worthy of stomach-turning recognition. Noteworthy doctors of human experimentation are...

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Black Bodies for Dissection

According to Harriet Washington, black Americans in the mid-19th century were fearful of hospitals and medical schools. They associated these facilities with terror and punishment. Bodies in hospitals were displayed, and they were used for practicing medicine. The terminology changes depending on the person talking about it, but sometimes it...

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Al-Khwarizmi

The majority of countries in the world use Indian-Arabic numerals in the everyday life. The modern numeral system which uses digits 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 is called Indian-Arabic as it was probably originated in India and later spread to the West by the medieval scientists who wrote in Arabic. One of such scientists...

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Creativity over Time and Space

SummaryThe article “Creativity over Time Space” by Michel Serafinelli and Tabellini, Guido illustrates that creativity insights are at times difficult to predict, and just when it gets really difficult, your minds immediately jump to a distraction2. For people to get the most out of their creativity, they need to make...

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Controversy Over Time and Space

Although popular culture artifacts reflect social norms, sometimes their effect on society is unpredictable. Fans of Star Trek started writing homoerotic fan fiction about their favorite straight male characters, and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has attracted male audience despite targeting young girls. These cultural artifacts have provoked changes...

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The Mind-Body Debate

The mind-body debate addresses one of the oldest philosophical and scientific questions in human history. In very general terms, the debate is between those who view the mind as nothing over-and-above the body (or the brain), and those who think that the mind cannot be merely just another manifestation of...

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Plate Tectonics

The relevance of understanding principles of plate tectonics for the extractive industries can hardly be overestimated. The knowledge of plate boundaries is particularly important for metals exploration. Exploration geologists can receive valuable insights into the principles of an ore-generating environment by exploring plate tectonics. (Sawkins, 1984) In fact, the continental...

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Harriet Martineau and Sociology

An early pioneering sociologist in the 1800s was Harriet Martineau. According to the textbook (Schaefer, 2017), part of her contribution to the field came from translating the works of sociologist Auguste Comte from French to English. However, she also contributed her own insights. She was one of the first to...

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Nuclear Waste Disposal

Nuclear waste disposal has been a critical issue for discussion in the United States due to political influence. Currently, the US has spent fuel in 76 stations ponds and stores that totals to 79,000 tonnes located in these cooling ponds and the secured dry stores that are well spread all...

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