The Effectiveness of Brain Training

A research team from Canada conducted the study concerning the effectiveness of brain training in children. Moreno et al (2011) performed a prospective trial that involved 48 pre-school children. The participants composed two experimental groups of equal size, age, and mother’s education. Both groups were trained by means of intensive (1 hour a day, 5 days a week, 4 weeks) teaching computer programs. The groups differed in training: the music curriculum was based on rhythm, melody, voice, and basic musical concepts, while the visual art consisted of visuo-spatial skills (shape, color, persp ...

Professional Athletes

Up to 1960’s of the XX century, sports activity was generally a destiny of fans and was considered as noncommercial, however, by the beginning of the XXI century sports had turned into a profitable business. Now, its monetary turns are enormous, and it actively competes to the other types of entertainments in the market of shows. First of all, it apparently refers to professional sports. In amateur sports, there is also a various business activity: production and promotion of sports stock, sportswear, construction and operation of stadiums and other sport constructions; however, commercializat ...

The Iraq War

When we narrow down to Karl Rove, he was portrayed as bearing responsibility as the senior advisor to the former United States president. The former white house chief of staff has born the rath of anti-war activists. He has been accused of lying on the potent of the Iraq war on America. Many have refused to belief that the Iraq war was not driven by individuals within the Bush administration. The Iraq war is therefore an example of how the aspect or factors of individuals in government shape foreign policy and undertakes actions that end up accelerating a country towards war. The personalit ...

The Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy has had its fair share of disasters and problems that have tainted its efficiency in energy production. Even though nuclear power is more reliable, it is expenditure intensive as a lot of money has to be spent on safety. In the event of a technical hiccup a nuclear accident can be the cause of a major catastrophe. This fear has a created an increasing concern in people. In the fastest-growing 1990's source of energy was nuclear power. However in year 2005, it was ranged as the second slowest-growing. On April 26, 1986, an accident took place at Unit 4 of the nuclear power statio ...

Healthy Fast Food

Today's fast moving world demands spending time for preparing meal as small as possible. People are constantly in a hurry forgetting about their health and do not take care about what they eat. They are too busy to cook and eat healthy food so they grab what is quick in preparation, they go in restaurant which is cheaper and they each what is delicious. It is probably for this reason fast food has become so popular. Fast food can be supposed as very comfortable invention which makes our life easier, deprives us possibility to suffer in the kitchen preparing meal. As we know cooking does not br ...

Criminal Law Procedures

There are a number of elements that must be taken into consideration during a crime for it to be called an offense. The elements are the facts that must be proven so that a suspect is convicted for committing a certain crime. Before a judge finds a suspect guilty of a crime that he is being accused of, it is the role of the prosecutor to present substantial evidence required to convict the suspect/defendant. In the case of Eldon, there are many allegations that the suspect can be charged with in a court of law. In this context, Eldon is being suspected of committing a number of crimes, in p ...

Empirical Science and Metaphysical Realism

Empirical science and metaphysical realism coexist and relate in one way or another. This has been, for a very long time, since the days of philosophers like Aristotle, under the realm of discussions, reviews, criticisms and adoptions. This essay discussed comparison and relationship between empirical science and metaphysics. It covered the comparisons and contrasts that make empiricists feel that metaphysical realism is extraneous to empirical science. The claims by empiricists like Van Fraasen that metaphysics concerns and aspects are not of relevance to the entail of empirical science, are ...

Singapore Educational Tourism and Vietnam Perspective

Introduction 1.1 Statement of the problem Singapore, a city-state with the size of no more than 750 kilometer square had become one of the Four Asian Dragon beside South East Korean, Taiwan and Hong Kong in the past century. Despise having no natural resource whatsoever yet this island country hold a strategic location for sea trading from between Euro, India and south East Asia. Thus it had developed into a highly urbanized entrepot with extremely strong exporting and refining imported goods which contributed 26% of the total Singapore GDP on the year 2005 as quoted from statistic gathered ...

Capital Punishment as a Deterrent of Crime

Abstract Capital punishment, also referred to as death penalty, has been a subject of controversy since its introduction into the justice systems in early 19th century in the United States of America. Millions of people have raised arguments proposing the use of capital punishment in reducing crimes in the society. Similarly, millions of others have also raised their arguments against the use of capital punishment in deterring crimes. Moreover, West (2005) asserts that several problems and criticisms have as well risen in relation to administration of capital punishments. People who oppose ...

Eating Disorders in Female Athletes

Introduction to Eating Disorders in Female Athletes Women participation in sporting activities has drastically increased since the 1970s as compared to the early stages when sports were predominantly associated with muscular activity. Sports has not only been profitable to women, but also exposed them to a number of challenges worth exploring. One of the challenges facing women athletes relates to their diet and eating disorders. This exposes them to certain restricted eating habits with the view of increasing their performance in athletics. This paper explores the concept of eating disorders ...