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Effects Of Natural Selection On The Hatchlings
777 wordsJanzen, F.J. 1993. An Experimental Analysis of Natural Selection on Body Size of Hatchling Turtles. Ecology. 74: 332-341 Purpose: The purpose of the experiment was to evaluate the effects of natural selection on hatchling turtle size. The author tested whether turtle hatchlings with bigger mass, body size, and plastron length would exhibit greater survivorship during movement from the nest to the water habitat. Methods: In conducting this experiment eggs from 17 different Chelydra serpentina clu...
Your Experience In The Controlled Environment
805 wordsWhat controlled environment did you spend time in How long When I graduated from High School I entered into the Merchant Marine Academy at Fort Schuyler in New York. From then until I was in my mid thirties I was involved with ocean liners, tankers and ships. For periods of one year at a time I would be on a ship traveling the world, making shipments and patrolling the seas. The controlled environment was both on the ship and in the academy. Once on the ship I had to obey the rules and morals ta...
Affective State Of The Game Player
1,066 wordsShigeru Miyamoto, the father of the Mario and Zelda franchises, tells us that he designs his games around a series of specific emotional experiences. Console manufacturer Sony have christened the PlayStation 2's CPU the 'emotion engine'. Clearly the gaming community understands the importance of emotion in games, so why do most games offer the player such a shallow emotional play experience? The reason is partly due to the relative immaturity of the games industry. Whereas the film industry has ...
Architectural Experiences And Experiences Through Cities
1,200 wordsExperiencing EXPERIENCING ARCHITECTURE What is it that we mean when we say 'the architecture of the city' What are cities planned to be Why should we plan anything When we plan ahead, we perhaps have a goal in mind. What is this goal, for an architect or an urban designer Simply putting it, their goal is to make environments in which man can live in ways better than he could before. Right from the early times, when shelter meant only a roof over ones head, or when taking shelter meant seeking pr...
Our Genes And Our Environment And Experiences
583 wordsNature or Nurture In psychology, both in the past and present, there has been a search for an answer to the question of how our personalities and behaviors are formed. There are two major hypotheses that attempt to answer this question. The first holds that our personality is determined by our genetic makeup. The second hypothesis states that the environment in which we are raised determines our personality. However, neither or these are right, and neither are wrong. The simple truth is that bot...
Positive Attitude The Marginal Performer's Output
515 wordsFor this issue topic, I believe, people's attitudes are determined by both their immediate situation & internal characteristics. We are not born with attitude but we develop it as we mature. Most of our attitude is shaped during formative years. Experience, education and environment, these are three most important factors which play a big role in building our attitude. Some of the greatest buildings have strongest foundation. Just like that the foundation of success is attitude. Our immediate su...
852 wordsYou can't say I was be born gay! A person demeanor can only come from their surroundings. In today's life, we encounter many different behaviors and personalities. Those diverse and somewhat conflicting ways were not the same since infancy. What we are today is a reflection of what happened yesterday. We all have traits but our environment is the border patrol that can greatly influence what make us who we really are. Tom was a slave that had character and discipline, even after some of his trib...
Behavior From The Environment
513 wordsNature vs. Nurture Shaping Human Behavior The debate between those who believe human beings are born with certain innate qualities and those who believe we are the product of our environment (Nature vs. Nurture) has raged for centuries. "For the better part of the 20th century, most literature supported the nurture side of the debate". Advocates of the 'nurture' theory emphasize the important role played by acquired and learned behavior from the environment. In support of this theory are several...
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