Essays Tagged: "research evidence"

Discuss the physiological changes that occur in humour

ur in humour, differentiating between laughter and silent appreciation of humour. How strong is the research evidence for these physiological changes?Theories of humourPerspective from the humanitiesT ... n contemplating an object or situation, we find opposite emotions struggling within us for mastery."Research found the physiological changes that occur in humourBlood, heart and muscularWilliam Fry (1 ...

(8 pages) 78 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Including all children in daily maths lessons using the national numeracy strategy in the uk

Drawing on your work in schools and research evidence, critically discuss the teaching of mathematics (or an aspect of mathematics) with ... tentially fuelling the anxieties in adulthood discussed by Haylock. This concern is echoed by other researchers, 'There was some concern that this phase of the lesson publicly exposes the low-attainin ... good forum for ensuring that misconceptions do not linger and are eliminated before moving on. Some researchers point out that the plenary session can be used 'to celebrate the success of all pupils. ...

(16 pages) 91 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Lacking sexual desire in women: a dysfunction worth treating?

rn a diagnosis for not being 'hot for it' 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Critically analyse the research evidence surrounding female sexual dysfunction and evaluate the extent to which this condit ... ll continue, but only with understanding of the true causes will it be successful.Before the 1980s, research on sexual desire was relatively non-existent. The reason being that sexual desire is diffic ...

(12 pages) 69 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Child Care & Education

ren, not only those from less-advantaged backgrounds. Their arguments are based upon the increasing research evidence that has shown the long-term benefits of offering young children quality care and ... arly childhood care and education should be available to all children if their parents wish it.This research work offers the reader a sound theoretical and practical basis for work or study in the fie ...

(64 pages) 792 0 4.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Creation Vs Evolution

reation) are far different than man's. The theory of evolution is based purely on scientific research, evidence, discoveries, and hypothesis'. The first supporting fact of the evolutionary theo ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Television's Effects on Society

gramming on cable and broadcast television. The results showed that sixty percent of the shows they researched contained violence. By the time the average child leaves grade school, he or she will hav ... or commercials, such as arousal. Many violent programs are action-adventure type programs. Previous research has shown that arousing programs impair attention to, as well as processing and storage of, ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Dowden on Student Centered Learning

pportunity and the power, to democratically change society.Dowden (2007) refers to "An abundance of research evidence [that] supports the efficacy of student-centred curriculum integration designs &he ... nt-centred curriculum integration designs … in middle grades…"Dowden (2007) points to research by Beane (1990, 1993, 1997, 2004) and Bergstrom (1998) showing that the integrative model i ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Midlife Myths

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Parents Hitting Children Is Wrong

It doesn't teach them how you want them to behave, and it doesn't teach them to try to please you. Research evidence shows that children who have been slapped or hit are usually so overwhelmed with a ...

(4 pages) 865 1 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues