Course Listing For Courses AC Financial Accounting 3 Credits This course is an introduction to accounting concepts and the elements of financial statements including basic accounting vocabulary and analysis of business transactions from an accounting viewpoint. Students will be required to recognize, record, and classify new accounting data. Emphasis is placed on corporate accounting.
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People lie, to friends, lovers, doctors, surveys - and themselves. However, we no longer need to rely on what people tell us. New data from the internet - the traces of information that billions of people leave on Google, social media, dating, and even pornography sites - finally reveals the truth.
By analyzing this digital goldmine, we can now learn what people really think, what they really want, and what they really do. Sometimes the new data will make you laugh out loud.
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She used the tools she had available to get what she wanted, like all children. But unlike other children, she didn't care about the damage she inflicted. A few miles away, Lenny Skutnik cared so much about others that he jumped into an ice-cold river to save a drowning woman.
What is responsible for the extremes of generosity and cruelty humans are capable of? By putting psychopathic children and extreme altruists in an fMRI, acclaimed psychologist Abigail Marsh found that the answer lies in how our brain responds to others' fear.
While the brain's amygdala makes most of us hardwired for good, its variations can explain heroic and psychopathic behavior. A path-breaking read, The Fear Factor is essential for anyone seeking to understand the heights and depths of human nature. You can buy this fascinating book on Amazon via the following link.
How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psychopaths, and Everyone In-Between November From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers for the extraordinary neurological case histories Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars in which he introduced and explored many now familiar disorders--autism, Tourette's syndrome, face blindness, savant syndrome.
He was also a memoirist who wrote with honesty and humor about the remarkable and strange encounters and experiences that shaped him Uncle Tungsten, On the Move, Gratitude.
Sacks, an Oxford-educated polymath, had a deep familiarity not only with literature and medicine but with botany, animal anatomy, chemistry, the history of science, philosophy, and psychology.
The River of Consciousness is one of two books Sacks was working on up to his death, and it reveals his ability to make unexpected connections, his sheer joy in knowledge, and his unceasing, timeless project to understand what makes us human.
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Electronic Word-of-Mouth: An Exploration into the Why, What, and How Introduction The proliferation of online communities such as discussion forums and blogs are evidence of the search for more credible market information.
The model proposes control (internal and external—conceptualized as computer self-efficacy and facilitating conditions, respectively), intrinsic motivation (conceptualized as computer playfulness), and emotion (conceptualized as computer anxiety) as anchors that determine early perceptions about the ease of use of a new system.
Economics of the LNG Value Chain and Corporate Strategies An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Vertical Integration Sophia Rüster1 and Anne Neumann Paper to be presented at the 26th USAEE International Conference September , , Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
Theory of Development. by Garry Jacobs, Robert Macfarlane, and N. Asokan [presented to Pacific Rim Economic Conference, Bangkok, Jan , ]. The determinants of health Introduction. Many factors combine together to affect the health of individuals and communities. Whether people are healthy or not, is determined by their circumstances and environment.