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  • The Greatest Invention Of The Brain

    The human brain is unquestionably one of the greatest inventions in our history. No MacBook Pro or 100,000 dollar super customized computer that glows blue and displays holograms of your celebrity crush can stand up to the processing power of the brain. In one second it pumps blood, allows you to breathe, cleanses the blood stream, and destroys any antigens that may be in your bloodstream. It can perform all these tasks in one second without you even telling it to. Also, it allows you to have…

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  • Alzheimer's Dementia Case Study

    Alzheimer's is a particular sickness under the wide category of dementia. Dementia is a neurological state described by weakness in the typical working of the mind. This may well incorporate debilitation in dialect, discernment, memory, psychological and identity abilities. Normally the veering off side effects presents as a disorder which brings about impedance with the social, spiritual and mental working of a person. The situation has a practical and recorded late onset with expanded…

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  • Personal Narrative: Grand Forks, North Dakota

    I consider my hometown to be Grand Forks, North Dakota. I was born at the former United Hospital in Grand Forks in 1994, and have lived here for my entire life—with the exception of about a year spent in Walhalla, North Dakota, due to the flood of 1997. The schools that I attended while growing up are all within fifteen minutes of driving from my current house. My parents live just 6.2 miles away from me. Although Grand Forks is my city of birth, it wasn’t until I started college that I really…

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  • Cultural Contextual Language

    Language, in all its forms and variations, is an important aspect of learning for children to understand and develop in order for them to build and obtain effective communication skills. Language is open to interpretation, it can be viewed as cognitive, material, social; it is, of course, all of these at one and the same time. Language is also something that is both individual and social (Gee & Hayes, 2011, p. 6). Language, whether you can see it or hear it, is a way to communicate to others.…

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  • Causes Of Dementia

    Dementia is truly an issue that has plagued the entire planet. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 2015, 47.5 million people around the globe are living with dementia. A large proportion (58%) of these people are living in low and middle income countries, by 2050 this proportion is projected to rise up to 71%. Many people are living with the thought that dementia is a disease, however it is not. In actuality, dementia is made up of a number of different diseases. The…

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  • Why Do Language Die

    LANGUAGE: A NAME FOR DIVERSITY Why do I care that language dies? Since we have started living, all the people around us including our teachers have deeply internalized in us the value of saving diversity. We have learned that anything that surrounds us is a creature and, as so, we should protect them as much as we protect ourselves. In school, specifically in Science, we were taught that everything, even the smallest creature is connected with one another. Just like a chair with a missing leg,…

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  • Essay On Interview With Older Adults

    By being an older adult many stories are held in memories. When people become older adults they have different aspects about life. They also have different views on parenting roles, grand-parenting roles, sibling ties, friendships, health changes, and physical changes. Aging happens the moment we are born. Our lives are spent to age day to day. The man I interviewed was born on November 19th, 1942. He was the second born out of the five children his parents had. He was raised in a typical Irish…

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  • Learning Disabilities

    the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations.” The disorders included under learning disabled are perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia. It does not include learning problems due to visual, hearing, or motor disabilities, mental retardation, emotional disturbance, or environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage (Pullen, 2016).…

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  • Traumatic Brain Injury Research

    adolescent males ages 15 to 19 years most likely to sustain a TBI (Faul, Xu, Wald, Corondo, 2010). To take a look at a TBI through a communication point of view, patients with TBI typically have difficulty in understanding or producing speech, known as aphasia, and social- pragmatic communication deficits such as turn taking and maintenance of a topic in conversation (ASHA, 2016). Impairments of cognition can affect awareness of surroundings, attention to tasks, reasoning, problem solving, and…

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  • Diagnostic Criteria For ASD

    Diagnostic Criteria The current diagnostic and statistical manual of mental health disorder (DSM)V which was updated in 2013, placed diagnostic criteria for disorders such as Autistic disorders, Asperger syndrome, Pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified into an umbrella which is now called ASD ("Autism Speaks," 2016; "CDC," 2016). Under the current DSMV, diagnostic criteria for ASD has five criterions A through E and the child must meet the requirements of each criterion to…

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