Essays Tagged: "Columbia Encyclopedia"

this is a research paper for an undergraduate college abnormal psych class. it is on autism. Autism- A Pervasive Spectrum Disorder

Overview of AutismAutism or PPD (pervasive developmental disorder) is defined by the Columbia encyclopedia as a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by the inability to relate ... 0-537.3. Riccio, N. (1999, Dec.). Understanding Autism.Current Health, 26, 284. (1993). Autism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 5, p.2668. ColumbiaUniversity Press.5. (1981, March). Autism- Part I.Harvard ...

(11 pages) 869 5 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Evolution and Creationism debate with an analysis of Galileo

king and conspirator, belt and spasm, riding peacefully together in the eye and brain of every man (Columbia Encyclopedia, 20009).The sides of which Professor Emerson mentions are that of science and ...

(5 pages) 132 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Reasons why Communism fails in Eastern Europe.

y of Communism. It was the movement that meant to overthrow the capitalist order by revolution (The Columbia Encyclopedia). Marx's intention was to establish a classless society in which all property ...

(10 pages) 193 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ampicillin.

the most common reason for prescription of this drug is for treatment of urinary tract infections. (Columbia Encyclopedia). It has a broad spectrum effect against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative ... .Figure 2: Structure of the 6-aminopenicillanic acid as found in the penicillin molecule.Works CitedColumbia EncyclopediaMerck Index

(1 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Causes and Symptoms of Schizophrenia

cted this theory and renamed it schizophrenia, "emphasizing the dissociative brain deterioration." (Columbia Encyclopedia)There are many symptoms associated with schizophrenia. Kurt Schneider develope ... illiness, incoherent speech, and infantile or odd behavior characterize disorganized schizophrenia (Columbia Encyclopedia).Catatonic schizophrenia resembles suspended animation--a loss of voluntary mo ...

(8 pages) 167 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Compare/Contrast Essay on the short stories "Miss Brill" and "Prue"

Lonely WomenAccording to the Columbia Encyclopedia, "Katherine Mansfield is regarded as one of the masters of the short story" (C ... regarded as one of the masters of the short story" (Columbia). She is known as a talented musician (Columbia). She uses music in her short story "Miss Brill" to help set the stage for the play that is ...

(6 pages) 102 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Buddhist Religion

ma, also known as Buddha founded Buddhism. Buddha was born in Lumbini which is now known as Nepal (Columbia Encyclopedia). At the age of 29, Buddha began carving a path to one of the largest religio ... s.Buddhist Religion 8ReferencesAuthor not available, Buddhism., The Columbia Encyclopedia, Seventh Edition. Retrieved July 30, 2002 from Electronic Library database: ww ...

(6 pages) 157 2 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Reformation.

people of the Catholic and Protestant religions, a segregation that exists even in modern society (Columbia Encyclopedia). The Reformation affected much of Western Europe, particularly Germany, Engla ... tive impact in any aspect of sixteenth century European life.Works Cited:"Counter Reformation." The Columbia Encyclopedia. 6th ed. 2000.Gilbert, William. "England and Scotland in the Sixteenth Century ...

(4 pages) 47 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Effects of Early Intervention in Autistic Children

IntroductionAutism or PPD (pervasive developmental disorder) is defined by the Columbia encyclopedia as a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by the inability to relate ... 69-993. Riccio, N. (1999, Dec.). Understanding Autism. Current Health, 26, 284. (1993). Autism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 5, p.2668. Columbia University Press.5. (1981, March). Autism- Part I. Harvar ...

(10 pages) 163 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homeland Security

o list a few, they were reorganized and formed (Homeland Security, United States Department of, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition 2005). In the federal government, the D.H.S. is the third large ... H.S. is the third largest executive department (Homeland Security, United States Department of, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition 2005).With the D.H.S. replacing these divisions, in compensatio ...

(2 pages) 167 0 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Impact of Diversity on Individual Behavior

es will not feel treated unfairly (BSR Staff, 1999).ConclusionIndividual behavior is defined by The Columbia Encyclopedia (2001) as the pattern of behavior, thought, and emotion, unique to an individu ... n freedom act. Your gateway to the Jewish internet. Retrieved from www.ou.org on April 24, 2006.The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition (2001). Columbia University Press, 2001-2005.

(5 pages) 265 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

T. S. Eliot Bio

(1888-1965) was "one of the most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century,"� (The Columbia Encyclopedia). He attended such notable schools as Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford. Thoug ... 2000. Ed. Alt, Gary. CD-ROM. 2000 ed. Redmond, WA. Microsoft Corporation."Eliot, T. S."� The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. 15 October 2000 .

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homosexuality

ave also proven that most individuals have an interest in both sexes whether they are overt or not (Columbia Encyclopedia).Often the first question that comes to ones mind when talking about homosexua ... in early sexual experience with same sex partners, and/or as an expression of non-sexual problems (Columbia Encylcopedia). Constructionists concentrate more on what causes one to label them self as g ...

(6 pages) 88 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

ABORTION

viable. "Any interruption of human pregnancy subsequent to the 28th week is known as abortion"(The Columbia Encyclopedia, Edition 5, 1993 p157). There are many types of abortion procedures, some can ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Concept Paper For Corporal Punishment

t need to be considered as child abused and harassment.Works Cited "Corporal Punishment." The Columbia Encyclopedia, Edition 6, 2000 p9532. Columbia University Press: Columbia, 2 ...

(4 pages) 35 1 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Insomnia

ll back to sleep, waking up too early in the morning, and unrefreshing sleep. (NIH 1). According to Columbia Encyclopedia insomnia is abnormal sleeping or not being able to sleep (1). This could be ca ... abnormal sleeping or not being able to sleep (1). This could be caused from illness or stimulants (Columbia Encyclopedia 1). Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) states there ar ...

(18 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Curfew: Issues on Juvenile Delinquency and Constitutional Rights

g of a bell, to damp the fire, extinguish all lights in the dwelling, and retire for the night (The Columbia Encyclopedia, 2001-07, p. 65). The word was once used as a precaution against fires and was ... terest in protecting immature minors. . . ."In 1989, a juvenile curfew ordinance in the District of Columbia was questioned, because it violated her first, fourth, and Fifth Amendment rights (Hemmens, ...

(10 pages) 89 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Aristotle

le. High Tech Institute.Gale Document Number: A148411942Source Citation: “Aristotle.” The Columbia Encyclopedia. The Columbia University Press, 2000. 2217. General OneFile. Gale. High Tech I ...

(1 pages) 12 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Polygamy in the United States

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FLDS, a splinter faith of the Mormon church ("Church", Columbia Encyclopedia).The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was formed in 1830 in Fayette ... announced the doctrine of pleural marriage, which was based on a vision of Joseph Smith ("Church", Columbia Encyclopedia).The concept of polygamy was an important aspect when Utah applied for stateho ...

(5 pages) 12 1 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Foundatins of Psychology

ptions as well as identify the biological functions that link psychology to behavior.FoundationsThe Columbia Encyclopedia refers to psychology as the 'science or study of the thought processes and beh ... ught processes and behavior of humans and other animals in their interaction with the environment' (Columbia Encyclopedia, 2010).In psychology the attempt is made to comprehend the function of the min ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology