Essays Tagged: "impulses"

Khalil Gibran's "The Prophet"

al drawings are known and loved by innumerable Americans who find them an expression of the deepest impulses of manÿs heart and mind.IntroductionThis book is one of Kahlil Gibrans masterpieces an ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Phantom limb phenomena

alled neuromas. For years, the favored explanation was, that the cut nerve endings continue to send impulses up the spinal cord to the brain. This explanation was repealed when the neurosurgeons cut j ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Characterization of characters in Dostoevsky's novel "The Brothers Karamozov"

things that the members of this family share are a name and the "Karamazov curse," a legacy of base impulses and voluptuous lust. References to this tendency towards immorality are sprinkled heavily t ... aint and depravity. At the same time, however, Dmitry is an honorable man capable of the noblest of impulses. This duality in character is summed up in his conflict between his reverence for his betro ...

(12 pages) 81 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


nsmission of words, sounds, images, or data in the form of electronic or electromagnetic signals or impulses. Transmission media include the telephone (using wire or optical cable), radio, television, ...

(12 pages) 476 0 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ireland and Michael Collins

be to the contrary of de Valera's; he said Collins wasnot an intellectual and was a man of violent impulses. He took thatstatement further when he said the Collins would go as far to tumble hiscollea ...

(5 pages) 81 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An exploration of the way Shakespeare presents the various forms of nature in 'King Lear'

es of individual characters, the external violence of nature and its consequences, and the inherent impulses of individuals which determines their actions. There is also the nature of animals which sh ...

(8 pages) 76 0 2.7 Jan/2003

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

Discuss the two predominant conflicts (the ideas of modern society and the impulses of primitive man.), in the novel "Lord of the Flies"

the Flies there are two predominant conflicts, which include ?the ideas of modern society? and ?the impulses of primitive man.? The conflict is viewed through the protagonist Ralph, antagonist Jack, a ... n advanced state of intellectual, and respect/understanding for human society. Contrary to this the impulses of primitive man lay within Jack. Jack?s barbaric, dark and controlling nature was expresse ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Music History Between 1600-1820. Comparison between Baroque & Classical styles w/ short portions about atrists & composers. Contains bibliography & secondary sources.

sic of any period reflects, in its own way, some of the same influences, tendencies, and generative impulses, that are found in the other arts of that time. Thus the word "baroque," usually used despa ...

(4 pages) 316 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The nervous system and its bodily functions.

long extension of the cell. The dendrites receive signals from other neurons, while the axon sends impulses to other neurons. Axons can extend to more than a meter long. Average sized neurons have hu ... ; therefore it can receive thousands of signals simultaneously from other neurons. The neuron sends impulses by connection the axon to the dendrites of another nerve cell. The synapse is a gap between ...

(8 pages) 207 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

How did Aristotle understand bravery? This essay evaluates Aristotle's understanding of bravery.

rring to those who are naturally confident when confronted by danger, and act on their feelings and impulses instead of acting on what is fine.Aristotle thought that brave people acted on what is fine ... cting on what is fine.Aristotle thought that brave people acted on what is fine and not just on his impulses and feelings. (1117a 5) He thought that the spirit would cooperate with the brave man if he ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Pathological Gambling

e last time you gambled? Did you do it for pure entertainment purposes or were you unable to resist impulses to gamble? Pathological gambling is a growing problem within our country. It is possible fo ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Delegate model with the truste model of representation.

in a case of the "trustee" model, whereupon elected officials act according to their own whims and impulses, the very basics of a democracy are corrupted. Electing someone to a representative office ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Rape...does the victim deserve it or not?

The causes and reasons for rape are unknown. I can try to explore some of the impulses and conditions which lead men to rape, but the study of the victims isn't really disclosed ...

(3 pages) 98 1 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

OCD in children and the role of the teacher and other school staff members in helping to identify and work with parents.

order is defined separately as obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are referred to as "thoughts, impulses, urges, or images that seem to force their way into a person's thinking" (Adams, Burke, p.2 ...

(6 pages) 147 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Food Choices and the Obesity Epidemic - psychological approach to why people eat what they do, and what can be done about it. Includes Bibliography.

ly-Aug. 1998).Many factors influence our food choices. We are motivated by economics, physiological impulses, genetics, psychological notions, our environment and culture. Each of these affect the way ...

(4 pages) 295 2 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A short comparision of nature and humans and the man in Jack Londons "to build a Fire".

is said to be Nature and the protagonists is said to be the man; other words nature is conflicting impulses within the protagonist. Or the man is trying to survive nature's natural forces against him ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Good will hunting psychological approach.

psychoanalitic approach would indicate that Will's behavior was from hissubconscious mind and were impulses from childhood experiences. For example, Will was beatenup in kindergarten by a bully, late ...

(2 pages) 106 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The uncanny, by Freud.

bject of aesthetics because it has to do with a certain kind of feeling or sensation with emotional impulses. But in general aesthetics has neglected to study the uncanny, preferring to concentrate on ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Oct/2003

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

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

considers senseless or terrible but cannot ignore. These recurrent and persistent ideas, thoughts, impulses, or images are usually intrusive and can cause anxiety or distress and are not usually simp ... pies, medication and lots of support from those around you. Having unwanted thoughts, and recurring impulses is just the beginning of OCD. It can affect your life in many ways; [p] socially, physicall ...

(5 pages) 203 3 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

AS Good as it Gets and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

time consuming, at least one hour a day or more. Obsessions are recurrent and persistent thoughts, impulses, or images that seem to invade one's mind despite attempts to ignore or suppress them. Thes ...

(7 pages) 159 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders