Root Of Emotions

Emotions and mood are a small part of the human life, but are complex in the way they are controlled and stimulated. Bipolar disorder seems to be a malfunction in the control of these two processes that is characterized by continual changes in mood, cycling between manic and depressive phases, along with poor control of…
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Alcohol : Why Are We Addicted To It?

Alcoholism is one of the serious addiction problems that we are facing today. Data state that alcoholism affect some 14 million people in the United States alone, costing US$ 184 billion a year. (Newton &Messing, 2006) Why are some of us addicted to alcohol and why is alcohol a part of our society? Alcohol plays…
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Great Capstone

I think that this class was a great way to cap off my undergraduate college career and is a great capstone for most science majors. I was able to develop better ways to analyze articles and studies, and be able to think critically about them. The discussions were very beneficial to fully understanding the articles…
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Alcoholism Starting Point

. While millions of Americans use alcohol as a social lubricant, many cross the line of recreation use to addiction. Whether we like it or not alcohol is a drug, but because it is so socially acceptable, its reputation and regulation is much different compared to other drugs. The negative effect it has on society…
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Too Much Of A Good Thing

Obesity – It’s not just for the Wealthy Anymore I don’t need any statistics to convince you that obesity is a problem in America. On evening news shows there are frequent segments concerned with the recent rise of obesity, often focusing on the growing rate of childhood obesity. In 2003, the surgeon general named obesity…
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