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  • The Pain Scale By Eula Biss Analysis

    The measurements of our world strive to quantify the quality of our lives. The scales we use to measure ourselves and how we feel, fail to understand the concept of life itself. The tears of joy felt by a mother; the symphony of silence held by a survivor; the loudness of a murmur spoken as a prayer. Life is a composition, led by a melody, woven piece by piece, tied by our hopes and colored by our sorrows. Like darkness is the absence of light, pain is measured by the absence of happiness. Throughout the essay, “The Pain Scale” by Eula Biss, she attempts to give her pain some logical meaning. A logical understanding of an illogical sensation. She tirelessly uses the scales of measurement known to her to quantify her pain. This essay embodies…

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  • Heptatonic Scales

    Earlier Attempts to Synthetic Scale Formations Since the early twentieth century certain theorists and composers sought to expand the number of available synthetic scales for composition. In 1907 the Italian composer Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924) as part of an examination of the tonal system based on what he called “the two Series of Seven,” meaning the major and minor keys in relation to the chromatic scale, attempted to write all the possible heptatonic (seven-tone) scales in his book Sketch…

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  • Guttmann Scale

    My dependent variable will be their perception of their latest relationship. To measure this, I will be using a Guttmann scale. This will enable me to incorporate both a dichotomous scale and a Likert scale. A dichotomous scale is when a question has two possible responses. A Likert scale is a type of rating scale that measures how someone feels about a certain topic containing degrees of feeling. With multiple Likert questions in a survey Cronbach’s alpha helps measure its reliability.…

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  • Medical Surveys: The Likert Scale

    surveys come in many formats, with the Likert scale being the most preferred. The Likert scale is a quantitative tool for issuing questionnaires in a survey. It employs the method of rating a participant’s response on a scale rather than just getting a single, straight up response. Likert items are the individual questions that have the answers on a scale. The Likert scale is the…

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  • Likert Scale Theory

    Likert Scale is a scale that has different variables that are answered through a range of potential responses. An example, of potential responses are; strongly agree, agree, neutral, disagree, and strongly disagree. Parental feelings about offspring measures, how parents feel about their child and are asked two questions and answer it through the Likert Scale (Peterson, 2006). Positive affect is measure by, 40 items for the senior students using the Affectometer 2 that described 10 qualities…

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  • Assessment Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children

    Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities, combining to form five index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Visual-Spatial, Fluid Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which all together make up the Full-Scale IQ score. Ryan obtained a score of 118…

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  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children Case Study

    Eric’s cognitive abilities were assessed through the use of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V). The areas of cognitive processing ability measured include crystallized intelligence, short-term memory, visual-spatial processing, reasoning ability, and processing speed. The subtests measure different cognitive processing abilities, combining to form five index scores: Verbal Comprehension, Visual-Spatial, Fluid Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed which all together…

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  • Scale And Cross-Scale Dynamics

    These case studies are all correlated into one huge complex scale, the article Scale and cross-scale dynamics: governance and information in a multilevel world sums up all the articles. It illustrated evidence that dynamic linkages across levels are more successful in assessing problems and finding solutions that are more politically and ecologically sustainable. Which can be associated with all the articles because in some way each issue that they addressed was involved in different elaborate…

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  • Geography Quiz Answers

    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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  • Economies Of Scale

    Within the capitalist organisation of economics, the expansion and growth of regions and respective industries can be attributed to the economic factors of scale, scope and agglomeration. The central aspect of these principles lie from the spatial application of businesses to their surroundings and the adaptions within the internal and external mechanisms (Dixon 2014). Territorial development is not just limited to the spreading of production but the controlled spatial expansion in a frame that…

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