Behavioral enrichment

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  • Animal Testing Satire

    Imagine having the choice of life or death left in your hands alone. On one end, there is a rat, who is energetically running to find a hiding spot from the broom sweeping across the floor. On the other end, there is a stay-at-home mom, jumped up on the table, violently stabbing at the rat in attempts to scare it away from her. One of them will die. Most people would choose to save the stay-at-home mother with three children and not have a guilty thought cross their mind. But what if the rat died for a purpose? What if scientists were able to gain access to this rat, and it lead to the discovery of a vaccine for AIDS or even cancer? Good afternoon. I am Jake Derry, and I have come here today with my associates, Veronica Moore and Beth Zinkhan, in hopes of working together to evaluate the ethical dimensions of animal testing in American business. In our domestic business community, one of the hardest tasks is to separate personal and business ethics. Business ethics plays an enormous role in animal testing and business relations, as the business must ensure that their practices are beneficial, legal, and moral. Animal testing has been proven to benefit businesses for decades. When companies are planning to release a product, they must ensure the safety through animal testing before attempting human trials. Animal research determines toxicity, optimum dosage, and potential side effects. Before a pharmaceutical product’s release, toxicity levels must be tested. If the…

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  • Frederick Herzberg Job Enrichment

    The key term job enrichment is a job design method that is purposely designed to “reverse the effects of tasks that are repetitive requiring little autonomy.” What is Human Resource. (n.d.). Job Enrichment. Retrieved September 24, 2015, from What is human resources: Summary (150) Frederick Herzberg, an outstanding American psychologist, who notably promoted the idea of the Motivator-Hygiene theory and job enrichment. In his report “One more…

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  • Summary Of Happy Brain Happy Life By Wendy Susuki

    The brain is probably the most amazing part of the human body. It is composed of neurons, glands, and other subsections that together run the human body, maintain homeostasis, and perform cognitive process. However, the general community may not know much about this indispensable organ’s astonishing properties. This semester I learned about these properties through Wendy Susuki’s book-Happy Brain, Happy Life, and through this book along with the aid of this class I was able to help the community…

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  • Theme Of Gender In Trifles

    Gender Differences in Trifles Susan Glaspell's play, "Trifles", attempts to define one of the main behavioral differences between man and woman. For most of the story, the two genders are not only geographically separated, but also separated in thought processes and motive, so that the reader might readily make comparisons between the two genders. Glaspell not only verbally acknowledges this behavioral difference in the play, but also demonstrates it through the characters'…

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  • Anchoring Experiment

    Anchoring is a cognitive bias referring to the fact that individuals choosing numeric values are influenced by momentarily present information, without being aware of it. It describes the common tendency to rely on the first piece of information offered when making decisions. Anchors can be eternally provided or self generated. The broad idea of anchoring can be seen through a quality seen in goslings. Dan Ariely’s describes in his book, Predictable Irrationality, that, “goslings, upon breaking out…

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  • Walden Two Analysis

    Walden two final Walden Two is a utopian novel wherein the society depicted, human problems and social ills are solved by scientific technology applied to human conduct,called social behavioral engineering. Skinner shows us the society and ideology of Walden Two through the eyes of outsiders who show varying degrees of skepticism or enthusiasm for the behaviorally engineered society. Skinner shows us many diifernt ways he would correct society. The examples are , Education is based on freedom…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Going To The Gym

    Economics is how we use our resources when there is scarcity. Time is a scarce resource, and people need to use it wisely. There are tradeoffs and differing amounts of utility people receive with what they do with their time. One-way people could spend their time is at the gym. While some people easily make a habit of going to the gym, others struggle to go and work out. People need to make decisions and they face tradeoffs with how to spend their time. One thing a lot of people say, is I…

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  • Optometry Reflection Paper

    Vision is my inspiration. I wanted to understand how vision affects perspective and allows for every person to be unique, to mold their own personality, and to have an individual outlook on life. It is what led me to pursue optometry. The more I learned about optometry the more I came to appreciate the profession and its goal in improving patients’ vision. Now, most people take this to mean that an optometrists sole job is prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses. Optometry does not stop there.…

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  • Predictably Irrational Book Review

    picking between two cereals to deciding who to take on a date, decisions affect us every day. Decisions might be perceived as easy to make but there is reason behind why we make the decisions we do. The book Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely explores how we make decisions. Dan Ariely is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. In addition, he founded the Center for Advanced Hindsight, and is the author of multiple books (Ariely). Ariely uses the concept of…

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  • Samhsa's Wellness Analysis

    SAMHSA’s wellness initiative aims to promote wellness for people with mental health and also substance use conditions where the goal is to inspire individuals, families, behavioral health primary care providers, as well as peer-run, faith based and other community organization to improve health behaviors. The eight dimensions of wellness include: Emotional, which is coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships’; environmental which is good health by occupying pleasant,…

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