Cross Cultural Evidence for the Fundamental Features of Extraversion There has yet to be any determining evidence defines the characteristics of extraversion. The experimenters in this particular experiment have hypothesized that the facets of extraversion are somehow linked by reward sensitivity. This hypothesis was also tested against a model in which they are linked by sociability. There has been much work on this topic in the past, beginning with the works of Jung and James in the early...
Health and Total Well Being • Why is it important to adopt positive health behaviors? • What are some of the influences over our health? Hauora, or total well being, refers to your own state of health encompassing the physical, social, spiritual, mental and emotional dimensions. To a certain level our level of health is entirely under our control and it is our responsibility to make the correct decisions so that we can reach our optimum level possible. Everyone has the right to a high...
Charles Darwin proposed the theory of evolution to explain the origin, diversity and complexity of life. I will will disprove evolution by showing that natural selection only explains small evolutionary changes, collectively known as microevolution. Natural selection cannot drive large evolutionary changes, macroevolution. I will also show that the primordial soup, in which life supposedly evolved, did not exist. Neo-Darwinism incorporates the discoveries of modern science into Darwin's...
Lorazepam Lorazepam is in the class of drugs called benzpdiazepines. Lorazepam is a sedative anxiolytic medication. It is noted for the management of anxiety disorders and for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety or anxiety associated with depressive symptoms. Like most other benzodiazepines, patients using lorazepam can develop a tolerance to it. In other words, patients will have to use more and more in order to get the desired effect of the medication. As a tolerance...
Research on Brazilian Toucans Toucan is the Brazilian name for a bird of the family, Ramphastidae, with approximately 42 different species of the bird. These peculiar birds belong to the order Piciformes, whose members have feet with the first and fourth toes reversed and are all cavity nesters. The toucan is an unusual –looking bird, characterized by an enormous but light-weight bill, that has many useful qualities. Most species, posess a brilliant solid or multi-colored bill. They live...
Cholera, Scientific Overview Alternative names Return to top Polio; Infantile paralysis Definition Return to top Poliomyelitis is a disorder caused by a viral infection (poliovirus) that can affect the whole body, including muscles and nerves. Severe cases may cause permanent paralysis or death. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Return to top Poliomyelitis is a communicable disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Transmission of the virus occurs by direct...
What is the Ozone? In 1839, a German scientist Christian Schobein was a professor of chemistry at the University of Basel in Switzerland. In addition to his teaching duties, he regularly performed secret experiments in hopes of finding out which substances make up the Earth's atmosphere. So Schonbein combined and separated a number of liquids and gases. During one of these experiments, Schonbein passed an electric charge thought a glass beaker of water, be noticed a very familiar odor. He...
The Importance of Celebrating the Environment on Earth Day Earth Day is something you should know more about and be more involved in because of its intriguing history, its wonderful purpose, and the many things you can do to help. It is simply nothing short of amazing that earth day is still making an impact on the United States today. I feel that Earth Day was a wonderful thing to start and I think that it has helped the USA stay a cleaner place on this earth. It is amazing that a day for...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is “a condition that is usually found in children characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.” Affecting about 35% of the children in the US, this disorder is most often found in adolescences showing signs of aggression, disruptiveness, and the inability to control themselves; symptoms like these can be shown as early as the age of five. Although several treatments are available for ADHD, the three main types...
Studying Human Biorhythms Biorhythms are based upon the theory that your physical, emotional, and intellectual self vary sinusoidally with time. The physical self is said to have a period of 23 days, which means that if the cycle starts at zero, (as sin graphs do) in 23 days, the cycle would have peaked at 1, passed zero, reached a minimum at –1, and ascended again to reach zero, a complete cycle, with 4 key locations, the maximum, the passing of the starting level on the way down to the...