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21: Abnormal Psychology: Mental Disorders
... with history of many ECTs, spontaneous seizures, and human brain reports. In study brains of epileptics it was concluded that ECT cause lasting effects, much in the same way that grand mal seizures did. When studying animal brain both reversible and irreversible damage was found to brain cells after multiple ECTs. The results from studying psychological test were inconclusive because of the experimenters inability to set up a controlled experiment. There were always too many variables that could not be accounted for. Patients who have received ECTs have been known ... last forever because often the patient i s put on medication to prevent them. However the studies have concluded that in at least some cases after people received ECT they started to have seizures. In studying human autopsies it was found that some patients of ECT had irreversible damage done to their brain while others damage was reversible. The explanation for the different was that if the patient was in ...
22: The Lost World: Private Interview with Dr. Ian Malcolm
... from that island about the way in which dinosaurs live together and how their behavior is so much different from what we had theorized. That is the one thing that this was so useful for. Studying ancient bones can only give you an idea on how they look and fight. Seeing them in reality lets us learn their behavior and the environmental adaptations that have occurred throughout time. 2. Why did ... when we have means of controlling the dinosaurs we might try to bring them back again. 4. The dinosaurs on Isla Sorna, are they still there? Yes, we believe that this time we should be studying them instead of destroying them. We have set up a surveillance system to observe the dinosaurs for years to come. Perhaps this way we might learn about how we may protect ourselves from these creatures ... observations, I believe it would be as useful as examining the bones of a cat or a chicken. However, there are several dinosaurs that were not recreated such as the Pterodactyl. We will still be studying the bones of those such animals. 7. Are you and the others planning to let the public know about your secret "Lost World?" No. If the public knew about this island they would surely ...
23: Marie Curie and Her Discovery of Radium and Polonium
... is when she decided to study the mysterious mineral called uranium. Like all scientists must do, she began her research by finding all the resources that she could on the substance. Shortly after she began studying uranium, Pierre decided to join his wife in her search for the radioactive element. All of their work took place in an old storage shed not far from the university under very primitive conditions. Pierre ... had discovered that similar rays are emitted by uranium salts)," (Roy Porter p.156). A co-worker named Gustave Bemont was hired by Pierre to assist them in working with the uranium. "The Curies, while studying uranium, discovered two highly radioactive chemical elements, radium and polonium," (Romualdas Sviedrys, p. 1194). The new radioactive element polonium was named after Marie’s native country, Poland. This discovery could have made them millionaires, but ... university, becoming the first woman to teach there. In 1911, Marie won the Nobel prize in chemistry for her discovery of the new elements radium and polonium, and for her work in isolating radium and studying its chemical properties. She was the first woman to receive the Nobel prize. In the year 1914, Marie helped found the Radium Institute (now known as the Curie Institute) in Paris and served as ...
24: Maria Mitchell
... telesscope. For her college education even Harvard couldn't have given her a better education than she received at home and at that time astronomy in America was very behind as of today. She kept studying at the Atheneum, discussed astronomy with scientists who visited Nantucket (including William C. Bond), and kept studying the sky through her father's lent telescope. In the mid-nineteenth century, new developments in astronomy were expanding the field at an fast and exciting rate. The Mitchellƒ­s were aware that the King ... the discoverer of Comet Mitchell, she had been a model of what a woman, given the chance, could accomplish in science. Those who claimed that a womanƒ­s brain would collapse under the strain of studying mathematics and science had been proved wrong by the very existence of Maria Mitchell. She resolved to give up the life of an independent scientist and devote her efforts "to the intellectual culture of ...
25: Heilner's "Beneath the Wheel" and Me
... would be diligently working. Chris and I did not have much in common, but one thing we did share was our Algebra II class that followed the lunch period. Most days Chris would still be studying while I was on the way out of the cafeteria. One day in particular, the bell that marks the end of the lunch period had just rung, and I was heading out for Ms. Henyon ... for the test today," Chris replied. As usual, I had forgotten another quiz; either that I had chosen to neglect it. Whichever it was, I never study for tests and quizzes. "Yeah, I've been studying for it all period. I studied last night too, so I should be pretty good," Chris added. "Oh, well that's a surprise; guess it slipped my mind," I responded. With time marching on I ... s how seriously some people took it. The usual aftermath of "What did you gets?" and "How did you do's?" inevitably followed. "How did you do?" Chris asked in a concerned tone, as if studying meant passing. "93, A-. How did you do?" "95, A. Good job Mike." Chris had spent hours and hours working to come out on top of me and the rest of the class, only ...
26: Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev
... modern-day scientists of all time who contributed greatly to the world’s fields of science, technology, and politics. He helped modernize the world and set it farther ahead into the future. Mendeleev also made studying chemistry easier, by creating a table with the elements and the atomic weights of them put in order by their properties. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was born in Tobolsk, Siberia, on February 7, 1834. The blonde ... of the spectroscope with Kirchoff in Heidelberg. Later, Dmitri went on to study capillarity and surface tension. This led to his theory of an “absolute boiling point,” which we know now as critical temperature. While studying in Heidelberg, Dmitri made an acquaintance with A.P. Borodin, a chemist who achieved greater fame as a composer. In 1860, at the Chemical Congress in Karlsruhe, Dmitri got the opportunity to hear Cannizzaro discuss ... between scientists in Europe and the United States. Dmitri also did studies on the properties and behaviors of gases at high and low pressures, which led to him developing a very accurate barometer and further studying in meteorology. Dmitri was also interested in balloons. His greatest and most well known accomplishment was the stating of the Periodic Law and the development of the Periodic Table. From the beginning of his ...
27: How to Study
... remember them through the principle of repetition. 4.Study in the same place. When you study in the same place every time, your mind will automatically kick into gear when you sit in that place. Studying in one area also gives you a permanant place to keep all your supplies. 5.Have short but often study periods. Having four short study pperiods a week are more effective than two long study ... your work it will pile up. The more your work piles up, the harder it is to catch up. Finishing homework also gives you confidence that you can finish what you start. The list makes studying seem hard, but it turns easier once you get used to it. Now, If you have said any of the following quotations in the past, fear no longer for there are answers!! coming now in ... date Saturday night?? Don't worry. All you need are a few approved concentration techniques. 1.Switch subjects frequently. If you have a short attention span or is easily bored, switch the subjects you are studying frequently. Having variety helps ward off boredom. 2.Avoid Distractions. Tell your family you don not want to be disturbed or study in a room away from usual distractions (TV, phone calls, nearby conservations). ...
28: The Theory of Property
... the importance of wealth grew at varying rates. This discovery leads Morgan to believe that while the past was unified in its variation, it is the future which must presently be addressed. For Morgan, in studying the past one can learn much about the future. Not only does Morgan analyze the social emergence of various types of property, but he is also extremely interested in the human tendencies evident in various ... higher in value and demand these objects are the more people want to individually own them. How does one measure the growth of technology and importance of property in past cultures? Morgan feels that by studying the laws of ownership which govern these societies one can gain an understanding of the importance, or unimportance, of individual property. In the Status of Savagery, the first of the periods, property basically took the ... To Wolf the evolution in populations from propertyless to property-based is a series of starts, stops and jumps. The stress that he places on economics as the driving force in this transition can be studying by examining social pressures due to changing political policies of various societies. It is important to note, however, that no change can occur without there being ripple effects both to that same culture and ...
29: High School Vs. College
... students to share everything that they may not have had to before with someone who may be a complete stranger. The final part about college that is different from high school is the amount of studying a student has to do. In high school, much work was done in classes or in study halls that a student has to sit in. In college, there is no given time for studying. Students much spend more time on their own to complete the assigned homework. Although some parts of high school are the same as college, much will be different. From the amount of studying to the many new freedoms, moving from high school to college will be a big adjustment for students.
30: The Aztec Nation
... always be dominant, brutal adversaries. Even though their religion was the dominant theme in setting the Aztecs apart from other civilizations, they were also unique in their history, economy, environment, and way of life. In studying the Aztecs, we are in a way actually studying ourselves and human history. Only by studying ourselves are we able to overcome our mistakes and make this world a better place. References:

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