Essays Tagged: "cr"

The Earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 in the Mississippi River Valley

hree in the contiguousUnited States and in the top ten for the entire United States (http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/bigten.lis). Starting in the early morning hours of December 16,1811 a viol ... the Richter scale. There was a second quake onFebruary 7, 1812 which registered 8.2 (http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/bigten.lis).The plate which is responsible for this activity is named the N ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Comparison of Pavlov vs Bandura.

We use the term classical conditioning to describe one type of associative learning in which there is no contingency between response and reinfor ... o response to a conditioned stimulus (CS, e.g. the bell), but a measurable unconditioned response (UCR, e.g. saliva production) to an unconditioned stimulus (UCS, e.g. food). In the course of the trai ... ween the US and the CS. In a subsequent test-phase, the subject will show the conditioned response (CR, e.g. saliva production) to the CS alone, if such an association has been established and memoriz ...

(8 pages) 199 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

Arthur Miller's The Crucible takes place during the 1692 witch-hunt in Salem, Massachusetts. We become acquainted with t ... ay, but he is still a hero and a martyr for many people. Throughout the play Miller shows how the sacrifice of human life is permitted under the guise of law and order, through the significance of the ... the title, debates over religion and parallels with McCarthyism.In medieval times, alchemists used crucibles to separate gold from different metals. Miller's choice of The Crucible as the title of th ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Learning and memory.

onditioned response: A learned response rather than a naturally occurring one.conditioned response (CR): A response that comes to be elicited by a conditioned stimulus as a result of its repeated pair ... o make a conditioned response to a stimulus that is similar to the original conditioned stimulus.discrimination: The learned ability to distinguish between similar stimuli so that the conditioned resp ...

(5 pages) 454 3 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The American Character

" Other historians also agree with this idea of individualism and independence. Michel-Guillaume De Crèvecoeur, a Frenchman who served under Montcalm, also agreed with the idea of the American ... he trait of individualism and independence. Within his literature, Letters from an American Farmer, Crèvecoeur states, "He is an American, who, leaving behind him all his ancient prejudices and ...

(4 pages) 107 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History of child care in Ontario, Canada

History of Child Care in Ontario1881: The Crèche was established by J.L. Hughes in the Toronto public school system (now Victoria Day C ... nto public school system (now Victoria Day Care Services).The Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) at the Centre for Urban and Community Studies at the University of Toronto began function in t ... nment of Ontario made two announcements that reflected upon the intention towards establishing an increase in non-profit institutions: a "Wage Enhancement Grant" for people that work in non-profit car ...

(5 pages) 59 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Methods Of Capital Punishment

We start at the beginning of a new religious revolution where criminals were put to death by means of crucifixion. The most well know crucifixion is that of Jesus ... at of Jesus Christ. He was put to death by the Romans 2000 years ago and is still remembered today. Crucifixion is a relatively inhumane way to execute someone and there are several different causes o ... s a relatively inhumane way to execute someone and there are several different causes of death from crucifixion. The first common cause of death is blood loss. The accused is nailed to a section of th ...

(10 pages) 70 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ulysses S. Grant: A Presidency Plagued with Scandals

rs as America's president. The main scandals of the presidency are the Spoils System, Black Friday, Crédit Mobilier, the Salary Grab, and the Whiskey Ring.One of the first scandals in Grant's p ... stem. Unfortunately, Grant did not select strong leaders, but rather close personal friends, like Secretary of War John A. Rawlins, and campaign contributors like the wealthy Secretary of the Navy, Ad ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Jurisprudence.

e to the issue dividing the majority and the dissent in the joined cases before SW v United Kingdom CR v United Kingdom?B. How might a legal positivist respond to Prof. Dworkin's approach?From the beg ... ngdom?B. How might a legal positivist respond to Prof. Dworkin's approach?From the beginning of the creation of civilised societies man has felt the need for the creation of a set of rules that will g ...

(9 pages) 80 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Contribution Margin and Breakeven Analysis

Aunt Connie's Cookies is a brand that is synonymous with delicious lemon crème and real mint cookies throughout the east and mid-west. Maria Villanueva, the grandniec ... a good option. Maria stated that the total contribution margin and operating profit from the lemon créme cookies are less than the real mint cookies. She suggested that we reduce the current p ... ss than the real mint cookies. She suggested that we reduce the current production volume for lemon créme and produce more real mint to accommodate the bulk order. In accepting the bulk order, ...

(7 pages) 462 0 3.4 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Benjamin Franklin: the Classic American

"What then is the American?" Jean de Crévecoeur stated in his story Letters from an American Farmer. His description of an America ... go from dirt poor to one of the wealthiest men in less than a lifetime. His ideas of an American describe many people but one man that should stand out in all minds would be Benjamin Franklin. Benjami ... e have been able to come within a short distance of following.Benjamin Franklin was everything that Crévecoeur described in his depiction of an American. Benjamin Franklin is the ideal image of ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Computers

The intention of this analysis is to gain an understanding of the different environments affecting CR McMullen. CR McMullen is located in San Marcos, California. They are a distributing company that ... avy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and the Veteran's Canteen Service. Started as a family owned business CR McMullen has grown into a marketing influence of sales in the military. Denny Clark, Steven Foste ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Drive-thru Gone A Muck!

n?t tempt me like that! I will tell you what I want to order! Don?t give me any of this dollar item cr?ohhh?chicken mcnuggets?.hmm?6 pieces...Cashier: Ok sir one 6 piece Mcnugget. That will be $2.50. ...

(1 pages) 435 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cultivation and Agency

tes that for more than 20 years examined the impact of growing up and living with television” (Croteau Hoynes 246). Television is the media that dominates our lives since it is on most of the tim ... on cultural, social, and political characteristics are muted in heavy viewers of television” (Croteau Hoynes 246). Mainstreaming is important such that it makes people to have the same outlook a ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

First philippic against marcus

end of the speech is directed towards Marcus Antonius and Dolabella who are not present. Cicero describes his motives of leaving and coming back, Rome's problems, the need for Caesar's laws, and the ... g this speech, is to persuade the Senators that his view and opinions are legitimate by proving his credibility. He shows his concern for justice by stressing what he has done to serve the country and ...

(10 pages) 393 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Discuss the exploration of the self in Robinson Crusoe

ime of my solitary life, I never felt so earnest, so strong a desire after the society of my fellow-creatures, or so deep a regret at the want of it.' (Robinson Crusoe). Use this quotation as a starti ... obinson Crusoe). Use this quotation as a starting point for the exploration of the self in Robinson CrusoeSelf is broadly defined as the essential qualities that make a person distinct from all others ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical Thinking: Are You Thinking Yet?

AbstractAlthough Paul & Elder (2006) refer to critical thinking as an "art," critical thinking reaches far beyond this description (Intro. para. 2 ... hinking as an "art," critical thinking reaches far beyond this description (Intro. para. 2).Because critical thinking means many things to many people this work focuses on a description of critical th ... y people this work focuses on a description of critical thinking and four of the characteristics of critical thinkers. The writer describes how critical thinking processes were implemented in the deci ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.7 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Ethical legal and Regulatory Paper

de los clientes son ciudadanos privados. Debido a que los sitios B2C se orientan a transacciones de crédito en su mayoría, manteniendo información de la tarjetas de crédito ... privacidad del consumidor y prevenir el robo de identidad, cargos no autorizados a sus tarjetas de crédito y las comunicaciones de terceros o el "spam". Las paginas B2C poseen más de un ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

El Administrador De Hoy Producto De Una Larga Evolución Histórica

zar, Dirigir, Controlar". Fayol (1916) Debido al lugar que ocupan en la vida de poblaciones siempre crecientes, los administradores deben estructurar una organización inteligentemente, haciendo ... era que podamos entender la misma situación desde múltiples perspectivas de una forma crítica e informada.La Revolución Industrial ha dado lugar a grandes áreas urba ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Aug/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Examine the effects on a student who has been repeated reinforced by the teachers for his/her proper behavior in class and good performance on assignments and tests.

nto three steps; unconditioned stimulus (UCS) first automatically elicits unconditioned responses (UCR) . Then, a neutral stimulus (NS) is paired with unconditioned stimulus (UCS), which leads to the ... d with unconditioned stimulus (UCS), which leads to the elicitation of the unconditioned response (UCR).Finally, after the conditioning ,(it can also refer to a session of training)procedure, the Neut ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology