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  • Human Condition And The Animals
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    This article is summarized as the experimentation to observe the intelligence and mental abilities of the Baboons. The achievements of the experiment are to better our understanding of the "high mental processes" of animals, chiefly Primates. The experiment entailed two baboons and two humans in a couple of relation experiments on a computer. Both pairs were subjected to the find correlations and relations on a computer screen and then using a joystick point in the direction of the correct answe...
  • Understanding Of Object Permanence In Infants
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    Often, research articles are composed of results of new findings and past research. Experimental psychology relies heavily on the researcher's ability to further expand previous research conducted. Child psychology, in particular, is constantly building unto old research in hopes of uncovering more knowledge about children. More specifically, Baillargeon's article "Object Permanence in 3 - and 4 -Month-Old Infants" is an example of one researcher utilizing proven research from another. In this c...
  • Medical Experiments Hold Some Valid Scientific Data
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    The Validity of Nazi Hypothermia Experimentations: The Question of Ethics Versus Scientific Knowledge. This essay deals with medical experiments conducted by the Nazis during the Second World War. Many types of experimentation occurred in the Third Reich, they include euthanasia, hypothermia, high pressure, and genetics. However, most of the experiments carried out in Nazi Germany are viewed as little else than another method of torture imposed upon involuntary subjects. The question can be pose...
  • Mengele Under The Guise Of Scientific Experiments
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    Scientific Murder: Human Experimentation in Nazi Germany The Nazi's were infamous for their cruel and unusual experiments on humans. Although they played a small part of Nazi Germany's attempt at racial hygiene, these experiments desecrated and exterminated thousands of humans (Lifton 269). 'The Nazi medical experiments of the 1930's and 1940's are the most famous example of recent disregard for ethical conduct ' (Polit & Hungler 127). For the sake of science, thousands lost their lives 'I have ...
  • Lesions In The Amygdala Of Female Rats
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    Alterations in feeding behaviour of female rats at varying phases of their reproductive sequence as a result of lesions in various parts of the amygdala Rachel K MacDonald City University The topic of this proposed research is the role of the amygdala in hunger and satiety following damage in female infant and adult rats as a result of sexual and maternal activity. Data will be collected from 200 female albino rats, 50 infants and 150 adults of the Sprague-Dawley strain. Hunger and satiety will ...
  • Students At A Four Year Colleges
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    Research & Critical Thinking Research and critical thinking is such a crucial entity in the world of every single science and our every day lives. While a biologist is testing the effects of carbon monoxide on the environment, a little girl is pointing in the sky counting how many colors there are in a rainbow. Both of these scenarios involve research and critical thinking but are extremely different. There are no guidelines for the little girl but there are many that the biologist has to follow...
  • Three Frozen And Three Unfrozen Chemical Cleaners
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    Do Cleaning Chemicals Clean As Well After They Have Been Frozen Problem: The researcher is trying to determine whether or not cleaning materials will clean as well if they have been frozen solid and subsequently thawed out until they have returned to a liquid state of matter. The researcher will use Dial Antibacterial Kitchen Cleaner, Clorox Bleach, and Parson's Ammonia, applied to simple bacon grease, to determine which chemical is least affected by the glaciation. Hypothesis: The researcher fe...
  • Graduate Work In Environmental Studies
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    Since the release of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in the 1960's, mankind has expanded its quest to come to grips with the competing virtues of human economic entropy and of maintaining the integrity and diversity of the natural environment. As awareness of environmental degradation has increased, so has the realization of the complexity of interconnected webs of relationships among organisms and the physical and chemical environment. With this awareness, we have also come to realize that enviro...
  • Researcher With Andrew
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    Manchester University MEd Educational Psychology Student Registration Number: 440880 MD 699 Research Issues in Psychology Critical Review of a Research Article Pupils who exhibit gifted characteristics along with another disability are referred to as 'twice-exceptional students' (Morrison, 2001; Nielsen 2002). This term is used in the article that I have chosen to review, which analyses the responses and perceptions through interview, of one particular individual (Andrew) who was identified as b...
  • Drugs To Patients Without Their Knowledge
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    What Is the Price Knowledge I feel there is a definite need for knowledge in today's society, but there is also a definite point when it has gone too far. It has gone too far by conducting experiments on people without letting them know the consequences and side effects that will place upon them. It has also reached an extreme when the person becomes physically or mentally impaired after the experiments. I see this treatment as both immoral and unethical; there is no reason to harm a normally he...
  • Interest In The Existence Of Parapsychological Phenomena
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    PARAPSYCHOLOGY Derived from the term paranormal, parapsychology is the science that lies beside or beyond psychology; the field of psychology which studies those unique experiences and unknown capabilities of the human mind that suggest consciousness is capable of interacting with the physical world in ways not yet recognized by science, but not beyond sciences ability to investigate. Two types of parapsychological phenomena have been described. The first and less common is pyschokinesis (PK) wh...
  • Patient's Participation In Medical Research
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    Human experimentation has been in practice for centuries and it was not until recently that it has been questioned. By definition human experimentation is when a researcher deliberately induces or alters a person's physical or mental functions. Human experimentation is preformed in ways that might prove therapeutic to the patient, but for which there is as yet insufficient evidence to make this reasonably certain. It can also be preformed in ways that will not be of any conceivable benefit to th...
  • Experiments By Unit 731
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    A war is a form of violence and terror. However, some countries go a deal more than that. For example, the Iraq army carried out a sneak attack for which was criticized by the Western countries. The army took out nearly the whole army and also killed a number of innocent civilians. The Nazis also had gassed and murdered millions of innocent Jew people and was widely criticized. Japans biological experiments during the second world war is another example of a country going a good deal beyond of j...
  • Experience In Clinical And Medical Research
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    "The only thing constant in this world is change". It seems that every powerful and articulate phrase can hold some personal meaning to your life. Whether this phrase helps strengthen you, discourage or encourage you to influence others, it is the underlying moral which helps you to realize what you were really meant to do with your life. Throughout my high school and college years, I was on the path towards the health field in pursuit of becoming a doctor. I volunteered at local hospitals, shad...
  • Lab And Volunteer Experiences
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    On the first day that I walked into the Church Nursing Home, I was unsure of what to expect. A jumble of questions ran through my mind simultaneously: Is this the right job for me? Will I be capable of aiding the elderly residents? Will I enjoy what I do? A couple of hours later, these questions were largely forgotten as I slowly cut chicken pieces and fed them to Frau Meyer. Soon afterwards, I was strolling through the garden with Herr Schmidt, listening to him tell of his tour of duty in World...
  • Personality And Experience Of The Researcher
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    In qualitative inquiry, where the researcher is an integral part of the research process, it is important to reflect on the impact of the researcher on the research setting and the research process (see Edwards 1993, quoted in Ellemor, 1998). Given the progressive nature of this plan, it has been especially important for me to consider my role in conducting this research and the processes in the preparation of the plan. The research was conducted by an outside researcher rather than being driven...

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