Brandon Ruffin

City: Erie, Pennsylvania
University: Wilson College

Posts by Brandon Ruffin:

Black College Quiz

Henry Ossawa Tanner Tanner’s Sand Dunes at Sunset, Atlantic City (c. 1885 oil on canvas) hangs in the Green Room at the White House. It is the first painting by an African-American artist to be purchased for the permanent collection of the White House. It was purchased for $100,000 by the White House Endowment Fund […]

Read more
PSYCH Chapter 10 Critical Analysis

Some research suggests that ______ is one of the main factors that influence people’s choices for selecting people they want to know better. physical attractiveness In Sternberg’s model, intimacy, passion, and commitment are all present in consummate love. Studies have shown more conformity in collectivist cultures. When a person changes his or her own behavior […]

Read more
Macroeconomics Exam 1 Review from Quiz 1

. In economics the true cost of making a choice is the value of what must be given up. A. True B. False A As a student, one of the costs of sleeping in rather than going to class is likely to be a lower grade in the class. A. True B. False A Government […]

Read more
Sociology (Test Two)

Socialization – The lifelong social experience by which individuals develop personality and learn the patterns of their culture Personality – A person’s fairly consistent pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting – Develops through social experience Nature – Theorists argue that personality is inborn – People are born competitive, criminal, \”emotional\”, etc. Nurture – Theorists argue, […]

Read more
AP Government Chapter 7

The political party for which one or one’s amily usually votes Party identification Differences in ooliticak views between men and women Gender gap Differences in political preferences based in more than one variable Crosscutting cleavages Term to describe the children of parents who participated in radical movements of the 1960s Red diaper babies A coherent […]

Read more
Microbio – Chapter 5

Which of the following is/are transferred to daughter cells during cell division? A) genomic DNA, the blueprint for everything the cell needs B) individual genes and enzymes to later be brought together to form the genome C) chromosome and enzymes to immediately begin cellular metabolism D) chromosome, proteins, and all other cellular constituents chromosome, proteins, […]

Read more
Myers Chapter 9 – Memory

memory the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 349) encoding the processing of information into the memory system—for example, by extracting meaning. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 351) flashbulb memory a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 351) long-term […]

Read more
PSY 100 – VOCAB FOR EXAM 2

Developmental Psychology’s Major Issues Dr. Matsuko’s major research interest is the long-term effects of child-rearing practices on the psychological adjustment of offspring. It is most likely that Dr. Matsuko is a _____ psychologist. developmental During intercourse, approximately _____ million sperm are released. 200 Every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around […]

Read more
Macbeth Act 4 Study Guide Questions

Scene 1: What does the first apparition and what does it warn macbeth about? It is an armored head and the message is beware Macduff. What does the second apparition and what does it warn him about? It is a bloody baby and it says none of women born can harm Macbeth. What, after this, […]

Read more
Chapter 7 Biology study Guide

The Cell theory states that 1) all living things are made up of cells 2)Cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things and 3) new celss are produced from existing cells cell basic unit of all forms of life cell membrane thin, flexible barrier that surrounds all cells; regulates what enters […]

Read more
Research Methods 4

Cross-Sectional Designs: A research design in which investigators compare groups of subjects of differing age who are observed at a single point in time. experimental contamination: a situation that occurs when participants in one experimental condition are indirectly affected by the independent variable in another experimental condition because they interacted with participants in the other […]

Read more
Language Structure

Why study different languages To understand how we communicate we need to understand the \”tool\” we most commonly use LANGUAGE IS A UNIVERSAL ABILITY How many languages in the world? 6000-7000 Language classification – Moribund Endangered – Dying out with people that speak it Language classification – Dead People that speak the language are disappearing […]

Read more
Sociology Quiz Ch 2

Imagine a survey that asks 1,000 married and divorced respondents whether they ever cheated on their spouse, and 950 people respond. One major problem with such a survey could be its: A. response rate. B. validity. C. replicability. D. use of a double-barreled question. B In a study of whether watching violent TV shows makes […]

Read more
Section 7.4 human genetics and pedigrees study guide

How does genetic inheritance follow similar patterns in all sexually reproducing organisms? Meiosis independently of sorts chromosomes than human heredity involves the same relations that helps between alleles. How are single gene traits useful in studying human genetics? Such great is the shape of a person’s hairline. Who can be carriers of autosomal disorders? Both […]

Read more
Physio Midterm 1

1) During an EPSP (excitatory postsynaptic potential) A. SODIUM ENTERS THE CELL B. potassium enters the cell C. potassium leaves the cell D. chloride enters the cell 2) During an IPSP (inhibitory postsynaptic potential) A. sodium enters the cell B. potassium enters the cell C. POTASSIUM LEAVES THE CELL D. chloride enters the cell 3) […]

Read more
Speech study guide

When Sam got up to give his speech in public speaking class, he walked around the audience, highfiving his classmates and began his speech by saying, \”Hey! What up Dawgs?\” Which norm regarding the difference between public speaking and conversation did Sam fail to realize? Public speaking is more formal than conversation. A speaker’s ability […]

Read more
GLY 1102 Topic 12

_____are used to assist in looking for fossils in the overburden Sieves Geologic maps are useful in identifying rocks of the Mesozoic age for examination of dinosaur remains. True Dinosaur remains are typically found on slopes where there is active erosion Park visitors are allowed to collect fossils and rocks in some of the Nation […]

Read more
Rhetorical Criticism Exam 1

What is the function of literary criticism, according to Herbert Wichelns? is concerned with permanence and beauty What is the function of rhetorical criticism, according to Herbert Wichelns? concerned with effect. What happens in each of the parts of a neo-Aristotelian criticism? a.Reconstructing the context in which the rhetorical artifact occurred. Applying the five canons […]

Read more
"Random" essay topics

Availability heuristic (a mental shortcut that relies on immediate examples that come to mind) Estimating the likelihood of events based on their ability in memory; if instances come readily to mind (perhaps because of their vividness), we presume such events are common •operates when we place our judgments on how mentally available information is (ex. […]

Read more
Essay on What My Future Holds

Intro There is not way that we can predict our future. The only thing we can do is work toward our goals for the future. In this essay, I will talk about unlikely expectations. I will also talk about working toward goals. I hope you enjoy my essay Intro I also will talk about people […]

Read more
Argument Terms

Claim A belief statement, usually supported by evidence Evidence Evidence is the specific pieces of information that support a claim. Evidence can take the form of facts, quotations, examples, statistics, or personal experiences. Counterclaim The opposing view or opposite idea Rebuttal To prove wrong by argument with evidence. in an essay, it’s a statement that […]

Read more
English 2 Activity Quiz: Reflective Essay: Draft

What should each paragraph of a reflective essay always include? X) a summary of your personal insight If you are writing a reflective essay about a work of literature, which of the following are you likely to include as a supporting detail? B) a passage or summarized example from the literary text Which of the […]

Read more

Get instant access to
all materials

Become a Member