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  • A guide to quantitive research methods

    02 August 2011 ( #Colleges & Universities )

    Quantitative research is the most often used method for deriving factual evidence from experiments. Quantitative types of data include measurement and statistical data that creates models, theories and hypotheses based on collecting empirical data, and...

  • The consequences of being sleep deprived

    02 August 2011 ( #Health & wellbeing )

    Sleeping well is a vital component of a healthy an active lifestyle. While the functions of sleep are only partially understood, the negative and positive consequences of sleep loss are substantially supported in scientific literature. This article outlines...

  • How to find a job in Ontario, Canada

    25 July 2011 ( #Job hunting )

    Ontario is Canada's most populace province. It boasts a diverse economy offering employment opportunities in the manufacturing, service and medical sectors, as well as careers in education, science, politics, technology, sales and the public service....

  • Historic and economic travel in Peterborough, Ontario

    20 July 2011 ( #North America )

    Peterborough, Ontario offers something for every kind of vacation, including wholesome family fun and unforgettable memories, natural beauty and outdoor activities, a vibrant nightlife scene, and culture and history attractions sure to please any visitor...

  • A history of New England

    31 July 2011 ( #North America )

    New England was the earliest region in the United States to be clearly defined. First inhabited by indigenous peoples, the area was settled by English puritans and pilgrims in the early to mid 17th century. This article contains a brief introduction to...

  • Epilepsy in dogs: Symptoms, treatment, and side effects

    01 August 2011 ( #Pets )

    Epilepsy is very common in some breeds of dogs. If it is left untreated, it can lead to crippling or fatal consequences for your pet. If your dog exhibits the signs of epilepsy, it is extremely important to get him to a qualified veterinary professional...

  • Self-awareness: The facts

    09 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Self-awareness is the ability to understand one's own thoughts, beliefs, and behaviours as separate from the environment and other individuals. Building your self-awareness can give you personal development tools that improve your relationships, performance...

  • Central Auditory Processing Disorder: The facts

    08 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) is a term that describes a variety of disorders that affect the way that the brain processes auditory information. It is a relatively common problem that, if left untreated, can lead to severe learning impediments...

  • What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

    30 July 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is becoming a popular choice of treatment for a myriad of psychological disorders, from obsessive compulsion to schizophrenia. What sorts of things does this treatment involve, and what kind of person does it benefit?...

  • What is attention-deficit disorder?

    09 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder characterised by the inability to focus on tasks, sit still, or remember things. While the specific causes of the disorder are not yet properly...

  • A guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    09 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a cognitive behavioural approach to psychotherapy which seeks to empower individuals with tools to accept their personal situations and make reasonable decisions and plans for change. ACT therapy helps people...

  • How to build your confidence

    08 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Confidence can empower you to take control of your life, change your behaviour, and improve your performance at work. It can even enable you to strengthen your relationships, hone your self-awareness, and reduce overall stress. This article describes...

  • The benefits of augmentative and alternative communication

    08 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Augmentative and alternative communication refers to the broad range of methods that can be used to help those with communicative challenges. Techniques include the use of symbols, gestures and technology to help an individual to express ideas using mediums...

  • A guide to business psychology

    09 August 2011 ( #Psychology )

    Business psychology, also known as work psychology or organisational psychology, is concerned with the human factor in business. Organisational psychologists study the ways that human behaviour impacts the function and profitability of a business. The...

  • A guide to Workers' Compensation laws in the U.K.

    27 July 2011 ( #Workers rights & entitlements )

    Workers' compensation is the idea that when an employee of a company is injured in the workplace as a result of hazards or poor training, he should be compensated financially for his recovery time, or if he is injured beyond returning to work, compensated...

  • How to move to Canada from the UK

    22 July 2011 ( #North America )

    Many citizens of the UK decide to immigrate to Canada because it has a similar political structure and weather, with a dramatically lower cost of living than some areas in the United Kingdom. Moving to Canada from the UK can present some physical and...