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Highly Effective People

The basis for Covey’s book are the 7 habits, or principles. He advocates that, “the 7 habits should form the basis for evolving the best behavioral patterns, or habits, for living happily and effectively” (Covey, Stephen R. 1990). Habit 1- Be proactive: Covey suggests that with ‘self determination’ one can gain the power to choose […]

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Theory of Knowledge People

“People need to believe that order can be glimpsed in the chaos of events” (adapted from John Gray, Heresies, 2004). In what ways and to what extent would you say this claim is relevant in at least two areas of knowledge? Order, from my perspective, can be defined generally as a methodical, structured arrangement employed […]

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People all around me seemed to be in a hurry

People all around me seemed to be in a hurry. I got of the Underground at 53rd street and walked up the stairs. I looked around for signs to the World Trade Centre, but I found none. My eyes were immediately attracted to the yellow cabs and the people that were crossing the roads; there […]

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Can’t see

There are many things that influenced the outcome of the activities. A main thing that would influence it is the type of patient I would be working with, for example because It was an elderly lady who had loss of hearing, you know you have to be more sensitive with her, and the fact that […]

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The Royal Association for Deaf people

The barriers to communication with deaf people is the fact that they cannot hear the message (verbal) Deaf people rely partly on their vision to communicate, deaf people can lip read by looking at the movement of people mouths, so it is very important that the person is able to see your face clearly When communicating with […]

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Can we play cards

When replying to Sweeney’s question of “Can we play cards,” I would again be bubbly, and pause after “We can,” and I would then look around when saying “dunno about you,” emphasising “you” and laughing loudly. When no one else laughs, I would look at the table briefly, before remembering to deal the next cards. […]

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Why do people obey?

Under today’s research guidelines we can argue that this experiment is ethically wrong, because the participants were told they had no choice and they were deceived as to the true nature of the study. The participants experienced distress through the experiment. The sample of this experiment is un-representative so the result cannot be generalized to […]

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Write about people who had an influence on you

When I was only eight days old, my grandparents took me to their home and brought me up until I was twelve years old. During the twelve years my granny has had a great influence on me. Her kindness touched my heart because she brought me up without saying anything. But we all knew that to […]

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Is perception innate?

Gibson and Walk discovered that most of the babies would not venture onto the glass side where it looked like they may fall. This suggests that we are born with perception of depth. However it could be that we learn this perception at a very young age, as the babies had already learned that they […]

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