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  • Group Effect In Health Care

    Group effects Group effects have been used in healthcare programme design. A local example illustrating the use of group effects is the Million kg Challenge™ organised by the Singapore Health Promotion Board [HPB] to motivate locals to better manage their body weight. The Challenge included motivation strategy for each individual to achieve group results, with a buddy or three to four persons and even as part of his or her company which has signed up as a corporate participant (HPB, 2015). The…

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  • Exploratory Research Paper

    Introduction This essay will review and critique the study Occupational Hazards among Cooks in Commercial Kitchens conducted by Bindu and Reddy (2013). It will summarise the key findings, discuss the occupational hazards and health issues studied. It will analyse a similar study with a New Zealand context and propose a study design for further research. Finally, this essay will provide lessons for future research and planning in occupational health. Summary of key points: This study aimed to…

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  • Richard Mayer

    Noted Scholar: Richard Mayer Richard E. Mayer, professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has actively pursued research in applying the science of learning to education since the early 1970s. With over 500 publications including 30 books ("Richard Mayer," 2015), Mayer is considered the most highly productive and influential educational psychologist of our time (Patterson-Hazley, 2013). His endeavors have earned him the prestigious E. L. Thorndike Career Achievement…

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  • Indian Bharati Babhatte Sparknotes

    Days and Nights in Calcutta is a memoir that Bharati Mukherjee and her Canadian husband Clark Blaise collaborated on, giving their day to day account of Calcutta during 1973. Bharati as she visits Calcutta after a gap of fourteen years, having spent a considerable length of time in Canada with her husband Clark Blaise, socialises with her childhood friends, especially women who attended the same school with her, with a hope to revive her relationship with the land of her birth and upbringing.…

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  • Schizophrenia Case Studies

    delusions OR synonyms) AND (substance abuse AND synonyms)), and (MeSH) terms. Papers that did not provided separate data for people using cannabis or for people with psychotic disorders excluded. Quality of papers were assessed by recording how confounding factors and bias were accounted for in each study. All MOOSE (Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology) guidelines were…

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  • Ralph Miliband Critical Analysis

    About the author Ralph Miliband was a socialist intellectual of immense integrity. He belonged to an era of communists shaped by the Russian Revolution and the Second World War, an era that ruled leftwing politics for right around a century including Hitler's triumph in Germany in 1932, trailed by the Spanish common war, spellbound legislative issues all through the landmass. Ralph joined the energetic Jewish-communist youth association Hashomeir Hatzair (Young Guard), whose individuals later…

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  • Faulkner Antiquarianism

    The history of the South has suffered various blows throughout its trajectory. One finds a similar depiction of Southern history in works of Faulkner. The sense of history in Faulkner’s novels is acute, to say the least. In On the Prejudices, Predilections and Firm Beliefs of William Faulkner, Cleanth Brooks observes that “Faulkner’s novels are drenched in history and his most thoughtful characters frequently speculate about its meaning . . . Faulkner’s historical concern is much more than an…

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  • Transtheoretical Model Essay

    Review of the Empirical Evidence of Behaviour Transtheoretical Model Transtheoretical Model (TTM) is a stage-based model that provides a conceptual basis that can be used to develop interventions to help people with addiction issues, such as smoking, to change their unhealthy behaviour (Prochaska, DiClemente, & Norcross, 1992). According to Prochaska et al (1992), the use of ‘stage of membership,’ as well as ‘stage of change,’ helps categorize the subject’s level of readiness to make a…

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  • Individual Differences In Multi-Marking

    (AAAAAAAAAA or BBBBBBBBB) was 80. There were 60 trials involving a task switch (AABBAABBAABB). Participant’s response time and accuracy were recorded as they responded, using either a Z or M keypress. No controls were made for any potential confounding non-cognitive variables such as; age, personality, levels of anxiety or…

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  • The Great Gatsby's Clouded Reality

    Although they were initially both shocked and unsure of how to react, everything begins to fall into place. ". . . every vestige of embarrassment was gone. Daisy 's face was smeared with tears. . . there was a change in Gatsby that was simply confounding. He literally glowed" (89). After they warm up to each other, Daisy and Gatsby realize that they are still in love. The spark is rekindled. Daisy begins to cry in happiness and Gatsby seems to be glowing with…

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