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Open Journal of Social Sciences

The Influence of Emotion and Gender on Work Efficiency in Hazy Weather

-+*Author(s): Yaozhong Liu, Min Liu, Kai Yu ABSTRACT In recent years, the eastern part of China has suffered numerous large-scale continuous fog and haze, which seriously impact people’s production and life. In present research, a combination method of questionnaire and … Continue reading

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Effects of Aquatic Motor Activities on Early Childhood Cognitive and Motor Development

-+*Author(s): Michal Nissim, Ronit Ram-Tsur, Michal Zion, Zemira Mevarech, Tal Dotan Ben-Soussan ABSTRACT While the mental and physical benefits of motor activity are well documented, the degree to which these benefits are dependent upon the environment within which the activity … Continue reading

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How Does the Change of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Affect Transportation Productivity? A Case Study of the US Transportation Sector from 2002 to 2011

-+*Author(s):Jaesung Choi, David C. Roberts ABSTRACT A variety of research fields has analyzed actual productivity change from environmental pollution through the Malmquist environmental productivity index, but to our best knowledge, no research has thus far been conducted in the transportation … Continue reading

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What Do Teachers Desire in Music Digital Textbook for Leaner-Centered Curriculum?

-+*Author(s): Sahoon H. Kim ABSTRACT We are living in the 21st century that requires us to know how to integrate paper based curricula into interactive media. The purpose of the study is to provide exemplary cases that music teachers hope … Continue reading

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Does the Metacognitive Attitude Predict Work Motivation in Italian Teachers?

-+*Author(s):Paola Magnano, Giuseppe Santisi, Tiziana Ramaci ABSTRACT Motivation to teach is a complex construct; often it is not observed directly but rather inferred from the teachers’ behavioural indexes, such as verbalisations, task choices and goal-directed activities. It is related to … Continue reading

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The Ebola Crisis in the West African Region: Should It Have Been So Severe?

-+*Author:Ezeakukwu E. Nsoedo ABSTRACT A lot of factors magnified the severity of the Ebola outbreak in the West African region. The various regional governments lack the rudimental health care structure and support equipment necessary to checkmate outbreak of infectious diseases … Continue reading

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The Saartjie Baartman’s Body Shape versus the Victorian Dress: The Untold African Treasures

-+*Author(s) : Anne Mastamet-Mason ABSTRACT In most African countries, it is still a common belief that thin women are not attractive. Until the 21st century, full-figured women were considered attractive, were respected, and their padded (with flesh) and curvaceous bodies represented wealth, … Continue reading

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How to maximise your child’s potential?

-+*Author:Ann Buchanan It was the distinguished UK psychiatrist, Professor Sir Michael Rutter, who first promoted the idea that there were risk and protective factors within the wider ecological framework of the child which profoundly influenced the child’s development.   Although there … Continue reading

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