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  • De Tocqueville Visit To America
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    Robert Friedman Criminology 360 Dr. Crisp February 02, 2000 Alexis de Tocqueville Alexis de Tocqueville was born in Paris on July 24, 1805. He was born into an aristocratic family and enjoyed a privileged upbringing. In his younger years he had a private tutor. As a young adult, de Tocqueville studied law in Paris. After studying law, de Tocqueville served as a substitute judge in Versailles. At the age of twenty five, de Tocqueville decided to visit the United States and study the American peop...
  • Observational Abilities Test Introduction What
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    Observational Abilities Test INTRODUCTION What is true in the eyes of one, can be seen as a delusion in another. We, as a society, are made up of a dramatically diverse amalgam of cultures and abilities. Finding out what those differences are can help us reach a better understanding of each other, thus a more equitable relationship can be developed. Therefore, finding the observational abilities of a given group may help yield some interesting and valuable information. In the following study sev...
  • Seven Rules For Observational Research
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    Seven rules for observational research: how to watch people do stuff Observational research, ethnography, or, in plain English, watching people do stuff, seems to be hot these days. Newsweek touts it ('Enough Talk,' August 18, 1997), which means it's getting to be mainstream, but I find that a lot of clients aren't very comfortable with it. Certainly, compared to traditional focus groups, mini-groups, or one-on-one interviews, observational research accounts for a pitiably small portion of most ...
  • Observational Study On Personal Space
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    CONTENTS ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION METHOD: subjects, apparatus and material, procedure RESULTS DISCUSSION ABSTRACT An observational research was conducted to see if the personal space of an individual would guide him in avoidance quicker when it has been violated by one person or when it has been violated by three. Four people where observed each of then separately, by five violators, while they were studying in library. Two of them where observed when one violator sat to the same table that they we...
  • Aggressive Behaviour In Boys
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    There is and has been much debate on how much, if any effect media violence has on children and their development. There are many studies suggesting that it does have an effect, and even demonstrating these effects. The NIMH report (1982) went as far as to say, "In magnitude, television violence is as strongly correlated with aggressive behaviour as any other variable that has been measured" (pp.? Hickey, 1995). Meanwhile, the makers of video games will argue that the statistics against media vi...
  • Study O Use Of The Pheromones What
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    PART ONE: For each of the following four studies, indicate (a) the purpose of the study, and (b) the type of research method used: observation, case study, survey, the correlational method, experimentation). If the investigators used the method of experimentation, indicate the independent and dependent variables. Please write in your own words and do not copy from the study descriptions. 1. A physiological psychologist performed a study to determine whether there was a link between nutritional i...
  • William Dunbar
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    Obscure Achiever In our nations great history there has always been those who have achieved greatness but are not recognized. One such person is the scientist and planter William Dunbar. Not much is known about William, what is known is as follows. During the year of 1749 William Dunbar was born in and lived near Elgin, Scotland. William Dunbar was the youngest son of Sir Archibald Dunbar of Morayshire, Scotland. He was educated at Glasgow, and later studied mathematics and astronomy at London. ...

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