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    Marshmallow Experiment

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    The marshmallow Experiment is a concept based on the famous saying “patience is a virtue.” In my opinion I can compare their choice of snack they chose to wait for to something I might really treasure or want at this point in my life. This experiment predicts that the children who decided they could wait longer to get two marshmallows instead of just one, are proven to be by far more successful in their futures. This study shows that people want instant gratification often. People tend to choose

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    Previou Experiment

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    results as previous studies have concluded from using still images and motion pictures. Briefly mentioned in the abstract and explicitly stated in the results and discussion part of Experiment 1, the researchers were led to a second hypothesis due to the apparent trend within the collected results from the first experiment. The second hypothesis was that younger subjects considered themselves members of the same social group as the experimenters and older subjects considered the experimenters to be

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    Nazi Experiments

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    many experiments on the jews, and many of the experiments we don’t know about because most the records were burned before any of the allied powers knew what they were doing to the Jewish race. Millions of Jews were killed in gas chambers, but not all of them were killed in such a quicker way. Many were killed by experiments that were cruel and made them suffer days, weeks, and maybe months. The experiments, brought much horror, millions of deaths and some helpful things. The experiments were completely

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    Methanol Experiment

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    Introduction: This practical report is based on the experiment of identifying the two alkanes used in the alcohols. The aim of this practical was to determine the type of alcohol A and B were by using their boiling points and the amount of carbons each alcohol had. Hypothesis: If more carbon atoms are added to an alcohol then the boiling point of the alcohol will be higher. Variables: Independent: The independent variable of this practical was the type of alcohol. Dependent: The dependent variable

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    Inhumane Experiments

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    Many of these inhumane experiments lead to death for many of the cases. Animals are exposed to having to inhale toxic fumes, having a hole drilled in their skull, having their skin burned off, or having to have their spinal cord crushed (PETA). Others are left unable to move on

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    Duckweed Experiment

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    Were there any sources of error that could have contributed to false data in our experiment? The fast decline of the room temperature, was a red flag. Why would a sample that appeared to be healthy and thriving suddenly die within the span of 7 days? The possible sources of error I can predict regarding that part of the experiment would be the fluctuations in light based on its location in the room and amount of water that was filled on day 12 as possibly

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    The Clearfield "Cellphone" Experiment By: Tyler Montgomery IBSL Psych. 1/31/17 Abstract The aim of this project was to replicate a famous psychology study. I wanted to replicate the famous marshmallow experiment but with the restriction of using high school students I decided to test the same concept by conducting the experiment with cellphones. The hypothesis is that when both boys and girls receive a text girls will not check their phones as much as guys do. The variables are whether

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    Experimental Experiment

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    The trial conducted by the University examining a drug’s effect on individual’s speaking habits was conducted in the form of an experimental study. The researchers chose to create two groups to participate: a treatment group that received the drug and a control group that was given a placebo. Based on how the treatment group responded to the drug compared to the control group without the drug, researchers could state that the drug led to improved speech. This structure of study differs from a correlational

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    Breaching Experiment The first norm I violated was sitting with my own “clique” during lunch. This is more than common in high schools and even middle schools. In regards to social control, this norm creates a spot in society for an individual, giving them a sense of belonging. This sense of belonging leads to self-assigned seats and allows people with similar interests or ideals to be better connected. To violate this norm I sat with people who did not know who I am without asking prior to

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    Paramecium Experiment Introduction The purpose of the paramecium experiment was to observe competition or allelopathy between two different species of paramecium in the laboratory. Allelopathy is a way organisms inhibit or affect other organisms when developing in nature. This insures the survival of one organism against another organism. For instance in plants, some can release a chemical that enters the environment and inhibits the growth and development of surrounding plants. Another example

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    and Scientific/Medical Experiments Experiments were carried out by the Nazi’s to start an advancement in German medicine compared to the rest of the world. Tons of medical and scientific testing was done in the concentration camps to prisoners with no consent of the patients (“Nazi Medical Experiment…”). The experiments so harmful, that there was nearly no chance of survival except for a few. It led some to disability, mutation, and most likely death. Over 30 experiments were brought about inmates

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    The Bobo Doll Experiment

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    Doll Experiment. This study was done in 1961. He had a total of 72 participants 36 girls and 36 boys around the ages of 3 and 6 years old. Bandura was trying to “add credence to his belief that all humans behavior was learned, through social imitation and copying, rather than inherited through genetic factors” (Shuttleworth). Bandra designed an experiment that would allow some to watch aggressive actors and others to watch non-aggressive actors. Bandra decided to use children for the experiment because

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    In this experiment we are going to describe stress and prove how can a prolonged exposition to it have a negative impact on memory. The definition of stress used in this experiment is: difficulty one suffers that causes worry, emotional tension or loss of concentration. The reason why this topic has been chosen is because stress is a part of nowadays, hectic society and it has a very noticeable effect on people’s performance, in either work or daily life. The outcome of this experiment could be

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    This experiment is a planned intervention, which will analyze the effects of the defined variable, salt. During the course of this experiment, tests are conducted regarding the effects of changing salt concentration on the regeneration of brain cells in Alzheimer’s patients. During the course of this experiment, variables are considered. First, the independent variable, in this case, the level of salt content within the capacity of the brain, is exposed to conditions that are altered. After

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    Radish Growth Experiment

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    was the control of the experiment so the data taken on the other sites could be compared to site A. Sites A, C, and E grew while sites B and D did not grow at all. The salt storage facility has a leak that is causing salt to flow into the river where the 2 radish crops are failing. The data show that sites B and D aren't growing

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    During the 1960s, you created various controversial experiments regarding the basis of love and affection by showing the catastrophic effects of depriving young monkeys from their mothers. Your experiments were quite unethical and devastatingly cruel, but overall it gave science a fundamental base for understanding child development. In your experiment you constructed two surrogate mothers, one made out of wire who dispensed milk, and the other who was also made out of wire but covered with soft

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    Animal Lab Experiments

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    Animal lab experiments have long been a controversial issue especially among animal rights activists. There has always been a conflict between scientists relying on animal laboratory research for medical advancement, and animal rights activists that are against the abuse of animals within these research facilities. Despite a series of U.S. federal regulations such as the Animal Welfare Act, the abuse of animals in medical laboratories still remain a problem. In 1986, the People for the Ethical

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    with defective bacteria that did not grow to show sufficient, so new plates were made in replacement and the following results and conclusions are based off of observations from the new plates. The hypothesis stated earlier was rejected by this experiment because in the hypothesis rubbing alcohol was predicted to have the largest zone of inhibition, but according to the class and overall average, Betadine has the largest zone of inhibition diameter at 42.2 mm for the class average and 39.6 mm for

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    Fatigue Experiment Essay

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    1. The hypothesis: There was three different expected outcomes derived from two different aims of this experiment. The first hypothesis being that increasing reward will restore attention to the task at hand. From the second aim of the experiment they expected two separate distinct outcomes; the first would suggest that fatigue has to do with limited energy sources so they expect little to no improvement from increased motivation. The second outcome dealt with flexible motivational systems and

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    Nt1310 Experiment 1

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    Gestalt theorists used 3 dimensional virtual reality technology to simulate scenes to be able to examine familiarity and déjà vu. In one experiment they used twenty-four participants from Colorado State University. The participants were given two test blocks. Each test block contained a 16 scene study list. Afterwards they were given a 32 scene test list. These were not seen together. They fixed it so that half were similar to the studied scene and the other half weren’t. As participants went

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