Essays Tagged: "Vaughan"

Discuss the social psychology research that explains conformity in social groups

ative influence.The study by Asch (1951) (as cited in Gross, Richard, 1996 and Hogg, Michael A. and Vaughan, Graham M. 2002) illustrates normative influence. In Asch's experiment participants were ask ... One such study is that of Sherif (1935) (as cited in Gross, Richard, 1996 and Hogg, Michael A. and Vaughan, Graham M. 2002) who used a visual illusion called the auto kinetic effect, whereby a statio ...

(5 pages) 345 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Treaty of Versailles : Positive/Negative Results Detailed description

ones mourned, the war was finally over, as of 11 o' clock on the morning of November 11th in 1918 (Vaughan, 1-2)." The solders that survived came home, and the unlucky ones did not; some families uni ... ives were lost; so many people were permanently scarred for life or suffered horrible war-injuries (Vaughan, 1-2).The Treaty of Versailles was the treaty formed at the end of World War I, which many h ...

(10 pages) 206 5 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Trends in the treatment of pediatric cerebral palsy.

nd the procedure could prove unnecessary and detrimental.Clinical studies such as that conducted by Vaughan et al (1998: 43-59) report a definite reduction in spasticity when compared to the use of ph ... ention Therapy in Cerebral Palsy. An Interdisciplinary Age-Focused Approach, New York: Marcel DekkerVaughan, C., Subramanian, N. & Busse, M. 1998 'Selective dorsal rhizotomy as a treatment option ...

(9 pages) 129 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

1918 Influenza Epidemic in America.

h influenza had spread to six continents from heavily populated cultural centers to remote islands (Vaughan 1920). The impact of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic further discredited some prevention and tre ... ches, saloons, dance halls, and movie theaters were closed to try to prevent the spread of disease (Vaughan 1920). If people had to go out, they were required to wear gauze masks. In Wisconsin, these ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a gothic legend about witches

The mystery of the von VaughansThe von Vaughans had lived in a huge castle at the border of England for more than 100 years ... ns had lived in a huge castle at the border of England for more than 100 years ever since Maxim von Vaughan moved to England. His portrait, along every one else's, hung on the walls of the dark corrid ... to England. His portrait, along every one else's, hung on the walls of the dark corridor. Maxim von Vaughan is quite a grim-looking fellow, gray hair, stony gaze, and an absolutely straight face.The h ...

(3 pages) 39 2 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Critically discuss what the social psychology student was referring to in the above scenario using a theory of pro-social behaviour as a framework.

s well Lily's usual playmates were not around or that little girl might not have received any help (Vaughan and Hogg, 2005, p. 358).Critically discuss what the social psychology student was referring ...

(5 pages) 76 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Identify & explore metapardigm concepts of nursing

ay it is viewed and can be a way of classifying a theme when applied to a particular area (Pearson, Vaughan & Fitzgerald, 1997). Fawcett (1984) identifies the four main concepts or themes central ... . L. (1991). The Illness Experience -Dimensions of Suffering. Sage Publications, London.Pearson, A. Vaughan, B. & Fitzgerald, M. (1996). Nursing models for practice. (2nd ed.). Butterworth-Heinema ...

(11 pages) 227 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Fiji

trary to these beliefs, Fijians are actually quite friendly, courteous, resourceful, and energetic (Vaughan 128). These warm-hearted people accept others as family. This is shown in the way they greet ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

American indians 2

to the past," (Tompkins, 412). The book, New England Frontier: Puritan and Indians, by Alden Vaughan, reconciled Miller's position on the presence of Indians in American history. Vaughan's book ... positively reassured," (Tompkins, 412). In that quote, Tompkins admits the unbiased manner in which Vaughan writes his book, however, later in his book, Vaughan states, "One [society] was unified, vis ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ben franklin 2

d entertaining not only to a few but to millions (55)." Franklin wrote to his friend and confidant, Vaughan, for advice. Vaughan agreed with James and also urged Franklin to print the history of his l ... .He was successful in fulfilling the image that his public wanted him to play. Following James' and Vaughan's letters, Franklin wrote about some important aspects of creating oneself: the image that o ...

(8 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Henry Vaughan

One of the most moving English metaphysical poets was Henry Vaughan, his religious poetry inspired many people, and inspired more. Some of his greatest works ar ... orld Of Light" "The Star" "Peace" and "The Waterfall". His work is still today highly admired.Henry Vaughan was born in 1621 to Thomas Vaughan of Tretower, and Denise Morgan in the tiny town of Newton ... ewton-Upon-Usk in Breconshire, Wales, which was once inhabited by a tribe called the Silures. Later Vaughan would call himself a Silurist after the ancient inhabitants of that region.1 He was not alon ...

(11 pages) 3697 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Bystander Effect

t Lily’s usual playmates were not around or that little girl might not have received any help.(Vaughan and Hogg, 2005, p.358)When it comes to helping others, studies have uncovered an apparent pa ... ct’ (Weiten 2007, p.684). The bystander effect is a theory of pro-social or helping behaviour (Vaughan and Hogg, 2005, p. 538) and is defined as “the phenomenon that the more people present ...

(7 pages) 62 0 1.0 May/2008

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

Discussing Attitudes from two opposing angles in social psychology: Cognitive and Discursive

indispensable concept in social psychology has been cited countless times (1935: cited in Hogg and Vaughan 2005). He defined it as a state of readiness, organized through experience, which influences ... pproaches all share certain broad concepts. Attitudes are seen as being relatively stable (Hogg and Vaughan, 2005) and as being an enduring tendency to respond to someone or something in a particular ...

(11 pages) 74 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology