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  • Hostage Negotiation
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    Hostage and barricade incidents are amongst the most difficult, emotional, and sometimes potentially lethal situations that a negotiator can be involved in. Often, the hostage taker shows signs of mental illness, drug or alcohol intoxication, or personal disputes accompanied by a high level of emotion. (Feldmann) These contributing factors lead to impulsive and often unpredictable behavior on the part of the hostage taker. It is sometimes impossible for negotiators to anticipate possible outcome...
  • Predicable Of A Primary Substance
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    Aristotle's Categories Things are said to be named 'equivocally' when, though they have a common name, the definition corresponding with the name differs for each. Thus, a real man and a figure in a picture can both lay claim to the name 'animal'; yet these are equivocally so named, for, though they have a common name, the definition corresponding with the name differs for each. For should any one define in what sense each is an animal, his definition in the one case will be appropriate to that ...
  • Subject's Anxiety Levels And Self Efficacy
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    Acting on the National Physical Activity Guidelines Introduction The purpose of this study was to identify if presenting a sedentary individual with the Australian governments National Physical Activity Guidelines (NPAG) would improve their overall physical activity. There was a structured interview which was conducted at 2 week intervals. The interview assessed the subject current physical activity levels and their willingness to be able to incorporate physical activity into there daily lives w...
  • Order To Brainwash
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    Brainwashing is a method of manipulating or influencing people's own personal beliefs, thoughts, attitudes or actions in order to get them to believe what they had previously considered false. The word "brainwashing" originated from the Chinese term his nao, which literally means "to wash the brain". Many people have different variations of what exactly they think brainwashing is, but all are generally the same, involving a powerful effort to manipulate the human mind. Brainwashing is said to ha...
  • Classic Experiments In Conformity
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    According to Leon Mann, conformity means 'yielding to group pressures'. Everyone is a member of one group or another and everyone expects members of these groups to behave in certain ways. If you are a member of an identifiable group you are expected to behave appropriately to it. If you don't confirm and behave appropriately you are likely to be rejected by the group. Like stereotypes, conforming and expecting others to conform maintains cognitive balance. There are several kinds of conformity....
  • Human Essence And Emotions Of His Subjects
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    To The Age Its Art, 1870-1920 Dada is the artistic and literary movement reflecting a widespread nihilistic protest against all aspects of Western culture in the late 19th century. In their efforts to express the negation of all-current aesthetic and social values, the Dadaists frequently used artistic methods that were deliberately incomprehensible. Although the Dadaists employed revolutionary techniques, their revolt against standards was based values on a profound belief, stemming from the ro...
  • High Need For Cognition Individuals
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    The age old saying People are what they do has long been ingrained in the psyche of every individual in every culture. It is even stated in the Bible, regarded by many as the book of truth, that every man should be seen in the light of his actions. In other words good people only do good deeds, while evil people only perform evil deeds. However, the world in which we live in is not that clear cut. As we all know a killer can also be a kind and loving father to his children as in the case of Nazi...
  • Subject Of Masturbation
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    As you may well know and as I have recently discovered, there are endless publications concerning themselves with sex. However, finding sources that deal with the subject of masturbation are few and far in between. I first began by gaining access to the Internet to begin my research under the notion that I couldnt go wrong using a tool containing such a wealth of information. After having initiated a search of the word "masturbation" and finding that nearly all of the results directed me to site...

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