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Anatomy Structures Related to Making Voluntary Movements Happen
This is on the spinal cord reflexes, about the anatomy of somatic, voluntary motor control. This shows most of the anatomical structures/ pathways that have to something to do with making voluntary movements happen. So there is the cerebral cortex at the top, and this is the highest level in what you might call the motor h...
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The Description and Uses of Cobalt
Elements are in our everyday life. We just haven’t notice them. Elements such as: oxygen, etc. But cobalt what is that? Is it a type of food? Well not really. . . it’s really common on our uses, but we never really realize it. Cobalt is a transition metal. It is a bluish- white color. It is located on the periodic table...
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The Issue of Honey Bees' Extinction
Honey Bees What if the next time you go to the super market and you notice that the prices for coffee, apples, milk, and butter have shot up to the shocking price of $15. These products contain pollen and without honeybees this could be a reality. Studies have shown that since the 1990s Honey bees have slowly been becoming...
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A History of the Scientific Theory of Eugenics
Against Their Will Essay The 'scientific' theory of eugenics arouse in 1869 through Francis Galton. Galton, a hereditary genius and cousin to Charles Darwin, believed that behavior and characteristics passed through generations hereditarily. For instance, according to eugenics, poor women conceived poor children and weal...
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The Role of Sense Experience in the Scientific Revolution
The Scientific Revolution was a period when new ideas and theories of sciences, such as physics, anatomy, alchemy, astronomy, and chemistry were brought about into the natural world. The changing attitudes and arguments were often assumed by scientists and there were usually explanations not supportive enough to their assum...
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The Reasons Why Science is Value Neutral
Short Paper 1: Is Science Value Neutral Over the course of time, the purpose of science has shifted. Rather than researching science to satisfy one’s curiosity, scientists now research in fear of not pleasing the public. As Kitcher would say, science’s values are restricted to “justification” rather than “discovery”, meani...
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Philip Kitcher and the Philosophy behind Science
Philip Kitcher is one of the major figures in the philosophy behind science. He has brought up the point that science nowadays is now progressing for the sake of public concern, and not for the curiosity factor. Such examples are global warming and the resulting climate change, and people want science to address these issue...
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The Different Aspects of the Chaos Theory
Chaos Theory is one of the most complex sciences. It deals with phenomena that are hard to understand making it difficult to predict and control. It teaches people to expect unexpected occurrences within the universe. This is important because if scientists can begin to study inexplicable events then events that could harm...
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The Life and Contribution of Emilie Du Chatelet and Voltaire
Revolutions were a tremendous influence on how we perceive the world today. From political to societal revolutions, these forces were able change society’s views on a wide array of topics. The Scientific Revolution played a big part in what we understand to be, “basic science.” One of the many people involved in this revolu...
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Four Theories of Motivation
Motivation is the thing that keeps people going throughout life, helping them achieve their goals and further their causes. Undoubtedly, this interesting phenomenon has been thoroughly studied, however, there’s no single concept that accurately describes why people feel motivated. That being said, there are still four leadi...
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