Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD)

Avoidant Personality Disorder (APD) is a condition characterized by extreme shyness, feelings of inadequacy, and sensitivity to rejection. Causes: Avoidant Personality disorder usually appears in early childhood with signs of excessive shyness when the child is faced with new situations and new people. This disorder may also be influenced by a combination of social, genetic,…

Physical Anthropology

–         Most people look to religion to explain human existence, the origin of the universe, and the meaning of existence However many theories from science have surfaced over the past 150 years… –         The Theory of Evolution states that human ancestry is from lower life forms –         Many paleontologists have overwhelming fossil evidence that supports…

Tort and Negligence

Negligence: Act is unintentional Act is unplanned Act results in an injury Intentional tort: a person deliberately causes harm/loss to another person (trespassing, causing a nuisance, defaming property). It must include – Intent Foreseeability (realization that an accident could occur) Elements of Negligence Duty of care: a legal obligation to not harm other people or…

Slavery in the Early Settlements

The Origins of the Minority Groups in America Native Americans –       As the settlers took over the land, the Natives went through back- breaking work done on farms –       Conquistadors forced Natives to work for a tax –       Slave-like existence –       Working conditions in gold and silver mines were unsanitary, dark, cave-like –       Diseases spread:…

ASCII: American Standard Code for Information Interchange

Recall: Computers communicate using binary Therefore, computers do NOT process information using characters (e.g. letters). Each letter or character has a number representation that the computer uses to refer to the character. ASCII: American Standard Code for Information Interchange ASCII is a code for representing English characters as numbers. The ASCII numbers range from 0…