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Hey everyone! As you may already know, my research for this cycle has come to an end, but I have decided to come up with another round to focus on touching base with the aspects of markets involving adolescents. From my previous rounds of research, you may know that my inquiry question is.. "Why are people being affected by drugs at music festivals?" However, I decided it would be interesting to add in the factor of markets and how they are promoting "drugs" as a liable activity. So, in this...Read More...
Hi everyone, Thank you to Joanna, Leonarda, Alison and Ivy for all of your comments! For this post I decided to look into Alison’s suggestion, but I may come back and see what else I can find out about things that you are interested in! For this post I will be exploring how dance and movement based therapy can improve participants emotional health. Dance movement therapy (DMT) is different from just dancing. (4) DMT is the use of movement and dance psychotherapeutically to support...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
I’m so sorry for being inactive on the site. I’m finally really getting into it and getting motivated so here we go. I would like to say that this week’s research was focused on a specific topic but honestly there was wide variety of things I looked into. That being said, I gathered a ton of information on plastic pollution in oceans and on land that I would like to bring light to. There are five major garbage patches floating in three of our five oceans. In order of smallest to largest,...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
ROUND 2 For this round in my research, I wanted to gain more information on how accessible counselling and psychotherapy is to different kinds of people from different backgrounds, and why people choose not seek help even when the opportunity is very accessible to them. There are many different types of mental health care people can receive. In Canada, the average price and wait list of these are: Individual Therapy and Psychology: $100.00-200.00 per 60 minute session -...Read More...
Round 4: My question is: Should euthanasia be legalized? So far I have looked at the different places that it is legalized and their rules regarding it, how it conflicts with religion and which religions support it or are against it and who would implicate it and how does it affect those who do. (4)Here is a quick recap of what euthanasia is: “Euthanasia is a deliberate act undertaken by one person with the intention of ending the life of another person to relieve that person’s suffering...Read More...
Last Reply By Katelyn Lachance (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone, my next cycle is about mining something that found it being interesting to know how the two countries succeeds in mining Mining is an extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth which form a mineralized package that is economic interest to the miners. Which also include extraction of non-renewable resources mining of stones and metals have been a human activity since prehistoric times (4) Minerals that the two country mine Canada (3) Precious...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello and welcome to my 4 th round of research on the question " How does sleep effect our ability to learn and retain knowledge?”. Being dead honest here, I had planned on doing 3 rounds and then my conclusion, so for this round I have decided to go over the questions and thoughts of the people who replied to my previous rounds, and next post will be my conclusion/metamorphosis. So here goes. The questions and thoughts: Does light or other external factors affect sleep? (Sophie Holland) Why...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello B-Effectors! Click to navigate to previous rounds of research: [ 1 ][ 2 ][ 3 ] Synopsis: In this round you will read my Research Rewind, see one of those really great moral of story commercials below (I promise, this one won't make you cry) and researching into these topics made by you, the community: Why do we make spur of the moment choices when angry? @Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) Anger in Action- A story to illustrate @Catherine Eckman (Charles Best) Physiological happenings when...Read More...
Last Reply By Sophie Holland (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone , this is my 4th research round with this question “Why do we dream?” In my last research round, I looked into different sleep disorders and how they affect our dreams and sleep. So for this research round, I wanted to do something somewhat similar so I decided to look into different mental illnesses and what they are and then how they affect our dreams . ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Depression...Read More...
Last Reply By Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
What I've learned from this Hey everyone, I am back for my next and final round of research in this cycle! This week I am going to look at some exciting stuff, like: How we lessen the impacts of emotional outbursts, and why they happen What causes individuals to overload and snap at others, and what makes people cry How a mindset impacts productivity, and why procrastination is so popular (what makes it popular) What did I cover in my previous rounds? (click on the red text to read them)...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! My inquiry question is: How should government funding be used for the prevention of wildfires? In my last round of research, I looked into the effects wildfires have on the surrounding water and soil of an affected area. This time, I will be researching the effects wildfires have on air quality and how it might be linked to climate change. - Of course, everyone knows that we rely heavily upon plants and trees to purify the atmospheric air so we can breathe. They do so by taking...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey guys! Wow! Fourth round already...this year is going by so fast! I can't believe this cycle is already coming to an end. For those who don't know, my inquiry question right now is... Does socially accepting drug addiction affect its usage among consumers positively or negatively? In this round, I will be focusing mainly on summing up my research in-depth; so, for my metamorphosis, I can give a briefer answer. So, let's get started! Positive: Here are some of the positive effects that are...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, My inquiry question is How does the foster care system affect children placed within it? On my research round 3 post, I said this would be my metamorphosis, but it turns out I get one more research round which is great because previously I looked into physical and mental effects. Which means it's only fitting to research the emotional effect of the foster care system and what happens to children who age out of the system. Emotional Effects Before I can dive into the emotional...Read More...
Last Reply By Etta Lainchbury (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Inquiry Question: Is there a relationship between depression and facial appearance? Focus of this round: How to relieve depression? The last round introduces the consequences of depression, welcome to go to my page to see it! After I introduce the causes and the consequences, in this round, I am going to talk about how to relieve the depression so that either we could help ourselves out of the depression, or we could learn how to lead the people nearby out of the depression. If you find...Read More...
Last Reply By Rhea Manhas (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Are self driving cars worth all of the ethical problems they cause? This round I am looking at the problems that self driving cars cause I’m dividing this post into two sections, one research part and one opinion part. The opinion part is mostly based off of the survey I made, but my opinions are also stated. I might do this for all of my posts because of my topic, but we’ll see 😊 Since this is my first round of research (ever), feel free to let me know if you think I should do something...Read More...
Last Reply By Haley Mills (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! In my previous research round, I mentioned how it would be the last one I would be doing for this cycle. However, I decided to make another research round about my topic and take my injury question further! For those who haven’t been following my forum, my inquiry question for this cycle is: “what does it mean to be conscious?” In this round, I’ll be looking into psychoactive drugs to broaden the understanding of the connection between consciousness and unconsciousness. While we...Read More...
Last Reply By Jim Liu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone, For this post I decided to focus on how participating in music and art therapy can impact people dealing with sicknesses. As I was researching, I discovered that in most cases, health is described to not only be an absence of disease, but to be healthy is to be in a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being. (1) People who participate in the creative process can be happier and are less likely to experience memory loss and cognitive issues. (2,3) Music therapy...Read More...
Last Reply By Ivy Hao (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello folks, As many of you may know from my last post, I am looking into the concept of cultural appropriation. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, cultural appropriation refers to somebody using a culture to which they do not belong as their own. In regards to the arts, this could mean somebody writing a story as a character of a culture to which the author does not belong, which is what I am focussing on in this post (and likely in my next few rounds.) One particular example that...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello! Here is my 2018's Burn 1 (optional) where it is a response to someone else’s research, idea, or observation has been posted. Today, I will be focusing on one of our peers on this platform! @Trizah Gatuiri (Sweetwaters) Link to post and research: https://www.pa-mojabutterfly.com/topic/background-of-vaping I would like to say nice job! Trizah has done quite a lot of interest posts over the time I've been here! It's really cool. Within her post, This is quite alarming. While it is...Read More...
Last Reply By Joanna Whitter (Charles Best) · First Unread Post

Effect of condition of pregnancy on child development

Hi peeps! I’m doing my project on babies because I’ve always wondered if every little detail matters as to raising a child, especially during pregnancy. Wouldn’t it be great if we could find out how to perfectly raise a child to our fancy? (It actually might be a good thing that we can’t, yet). My previous knowledge is that women aren’t supposed to use drugs, alcohol, or smoke cigarettes during pregnancy but I never knew why. I also knew that they shouldn’t exercise or have hot baths. Well...Read More...
Last Reply By Sophie Holland (LFAS) · First Unread Post

Evolution Technology

Haley Mills (LFAS)
I am just going to write a summary of what I looked at this week and will use this for a round of research. Something interesting I have been looking at is the evolution of humans, how we evolved over thousand of years to fit our environment and how technology is influencing our evolution now. “Natural selection can take us on different paths to reach the same outcome: survival” (Max). People who lived at higher altitudes evolved to be able breath normally in those circumstances, where as if...Read More...
Last Reply By Alison Wu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
I just wanted to add, before I continue with this topic, that the information I receive and base my discussions off of are, unfortunately, generalizations, and in no way, shape, or form, an accurate representation of each individual. Continuing on this topic (not quite an inquiry) of what effects the view of America, I decided to look at the different ways Canada, and the rest of the world, see the U.S. During Barrack Obama's presidency, the world seemed to have more confidence in the now...Read More...
Last Reply By Ivy Hao (Charles Best) · First Unread Post

How does the criminal justice system affect children with parents who are incarcerated? ROUND 3

Sienna Saunders Butterfly Effect ROUND 3 Round 3: What affect can incarceration have on the relationship between a criminal and their child? How do children visit incarcerated parents? https://youth.gov/youth-topics/children-of-incarcerated-parents/federal-tools-resources/tip-sheet-parents-visits https://www.riseforwar.com/2018/04/26/children-of-incarcerated-parents/ Visitation can be an important and meaningful experience for incarcerated parents and their children, but it can also be a...Read More...
Last Reply By Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone! I do not have an official question yet, so far my idea is, "What is considered racism in the arts and literature?" I might modify this question later to make it more specific, as it's a pretty broad topic. I am interested in this topic because I am really interested in writing and the arts, and there is a lot of controversy about portraying different cultures through art and stories, so I wanted to look into that. What do I already know? Well, before I started researching the...Read More...
Last Reply By David Ames · First Unread Post
I am interested in exploring this question because it is something that I experience everyday . I have often thought about how our actions effect how we feel and I am excited to learn about how creativity impact s our emotions. I have some previous knowledge on this topic. I know that art can influence you at any time whether it is planned or impromptu. Creating art can be a way to communicate an idea or message. Lastly, I know that art can be a way to express yourself. In my preliminary...Read More...
Last Reply By Joelene Brewer (LFAS) · First Unread Post

How does method acting actually affect the mind of an actor and the audience?

My Inquiry Question: How does method acting (Stanislavsky Technique, emotional memory) actually affect the mind of an actor and the audience? Why did I choose this question? Having watched and experienced method acting, I can recall a certain 'blackout' feeling after stepping out of character, a sense of having lost control and regained it through the eyes of someone other than yourself. I want to explore what is actually happening when an actor becomes a character, and how method acting and...Read More...
Last Reply By Jalynne Barnes (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Essential Question: How Do Modern Tobacco Advertisements Compare To Their Older Counterparts In Early North America? Why I’m Interested While there are many harmful companies and products in the world, they still manage to be powerhouses. And I know people’s addiction and temporary relief is a large part of that, however some of it still seems to be very strategic and manipulative on the part of the company. What I Know Already While monopolies and Oligopolies are illegal, it is very...Read More...
Last Reply By Jessica Scott (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
State your essential question Why you are interested in it What you already know (established knowledge) New knowledge (from 3 articles) What are the advantages and disadvantages of cybernetics? I find it to be a very interesting subject. Technology is advancing so quickly and I believe that is where our future is heading. It seems strange mixing humans with machine, but I think that is what I find interesting. I want to be able to understand how it works and how it is possible to do this. I...Read More...
Last Reply By Rhea Manhas (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
I am interested in this topic because I have always had a passion for psychology as well as early childhood education, and personally I believe that the insight on behavioral science that they provide within counselling and therapy is important for all children to educated on. Due to the costs of therapy, as well as issues affecting youth that go unnoticed by social workers and or school staff, many children who require the knowledge and support to help deal with emotional issues go...Read More...
Last Reply By Leonarda Ognjenovic (LFAS) · First Unread Post
In recent months, I've become more aware of how the things we use in our daily lives affect our local and global environment. Millions of tons of plastic are dumped into the oceans every year. There is now plastic and micro plastics in all areas of the world; even those that are uninhabited. Plastics are penetrating our ecosystems and causing mass destruction to coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean. "Marine litter harms more than 600 species amid what some regard as the beginning of the sixth...Read More...
Last Reply By Sephine Lauze (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hi Everyone! Great discussion this morning! Thanks to everyone for contributing. Please have the following response posted by next Wednesday Nov 28: 1.) Charity Name 2.) Charity Mission Statement/Vision 3.) How is the money raised used? (e.g. How much money goes to what? How much money do they raise in a year?) 4.) What are their accomplishments? Does these accomplishments match their vision? As always, please make sure to use reputable sources and cite all of your work. Thanks! Ms. Martin...Read More...
Last Reply By Kaley Stockton (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
My Inquiry- What effects Canadian views of the United States of America? Ever since moving to Canada from the U.S., I have been curious as to why America gets so much backlash, especially from Canada. It seemed like, all of the sudden, I was lesser just because I was born in the United States, and felt as if my side story weren't being given any thought. Starting off, I wanted to look into what effects societies' views on multiple things. I already knew that media is a huge factor in how...Read More...
Last Reply By Kaley Stockton (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everybody! Thank YOU for reading this, I ensure a life changing video in this post Let all of us know what you think below! Click to Navigate to Round> [ 1 ] [ 2 ] I originally have this prepared for 4 rounds of research. Depending how things will turn out, this may be the last post from what I have seen for others! Summary to this round, you will be reading how we could control, and prevent anger-stemming situations. Other portion is indulging to the topics I have merged with your...Read More...
Last Reply By Haley Mills (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hello everyone, and welcome to my third round of research on the question, “How does sleep effect our ability to learn and retain knowledge?”. I would like to start first by thanking Alison, Catherine and Ivy for their comments on my previous round and answer a few questions you guys posed. So, starting with looking into Non-REM and REM sleep, and the stages you can find more information on those in the first round of research. As to the hippocampus, the idea is that within the brain when...Read More...
Last Reply By Etta Lainchbury (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! Thanks so much to everyone that has been reading my research and putting their opinions and suggestions down! It makes the research a lot more fun and impactful if I know people are actually reading it and hopefully enjoying it. Just a reminder: my question is should euthanasia be legalized? (2)What is euthanasia: “Euthanasia is a deliberate act undertaken by one person with the intention of ending the life of another person to relieve that person’s suffering where that act is...Read More...
Last Reply By Jasmine Paduraru (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everybody! I hope everyone has had a great week, and been focusing on their goals! I'm really excited to be able to share this week's research with you because it is the third and final research for this cycle! As you may already know, my inquiry topic is "Why are people being affected by drugs at music festivals?" My first round of research was solely discussed about music festivals themselves and popular recreational drugs. My second round of research included peer pressure. In this...Read More...
Last Reply By Joanna Whitter (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Inquiry Question: Is there a relationship between depression and facial appearance? Focus of this round: What will the depression cause? Feeling sad or anxious at times is a normal part of life, but if these feelings last more than two weeks they could be symptoms of depression. [1] If you match the feeling below for more than two weeks, you might get depression: [2][3] Avoiding eye contact, moving eyes downwards or away, slow eye blinking rate (unless any of these could be considered normal...Read More...
Last Reply By Bogdan Badea (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! For my third round of research with my question "Why do we dream?", I will be looking into sleep disorders and how they affect sleep and dreams. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Insomnia - Insomnia is when there is difficulty when falling asleep and then staying asleep. Although most people have that once in a while, insomnia is when it happens continuously. It’s caused by high stress levels, some kinds of medication,...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone! I can't believe I'm already on my third round of research for my inquiry question! Speaking of which, my question this cycle is... Does socially accepting drug addiction affect its usage among consumers positively or negatively? Last week, I focused on the positive effects of socially accepting drug addiction. Can you guess what I'm going to do this week? Hint: it's the opposite of the positive effects. Let's get started! Music: Right now, our society is said to be more...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! My inquiry question is: “How should government funding be used for the prevention of wildfires?” I’m currently researching what kind of impact wildfires have on different aspects of the environment so I can get a better idea of how I think government funding should be used based on that, and other factors that I will later research in the next cycle. In my last round of research, I researched both the negative and positive effects wildfires can have on the vegetation and...Read More...
Last Reply By Lauren Jang (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Vaping>is an electronic cigarette or e-cigarette is a handed electronic device that stimulates the feeling of smoking. It works by heating a liquid to generate an aerosol commonly called"vapour",that the user inhales. E- liquid is the mixture used in vapour products such as e-cigarettes and generally consists of propylene glycol,water,and nicotine. When e-cigarette entered international market,some users were dissatisfied with their performance and the cigarette continued to evolve from...Read More...
Last Reply By Alison Wu (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Round 1.2: What is Beauty Welcome to updated round 1 with sources! Everyone has some experience with beauty and therefor an opinion of what beauty is. There appears to be some kind of emotional attachment even if you are trying to look at it more objectively. Let’s start with an understanding that a beautiful person is someone that holds some combination of both inner beauty and outer beauty. Inner beauty includes but not limited to personality, intelligence, grace, charisma, integrity and...Read More...
Last Reply By Catherine Eckman (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, For my third research round, I will be examining the Mental Affects of the Foster Care System On the Children .  More specifically, I wanted to investigate …. - What are the different disorders that may develop through being in the system? For each disorder I'd like to answer these sub questions: - What is the disorder? - How did the children develop it?  - How could the children cope with it? What treatments do they undergo? What are some mental disorders that children face...Read More...
Last Reply By Etta Lainchbury (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Hey everyone, I am back for yet another round of research on the mind, its impacts on us, and how it changes over time. This week I am going to look into emotions, our control over them, and how mindsets impact our perception. What did I cover in my previous rounds? (click on the red text to read them) Round 1 : what is a mindset, different kinds of mindsets, healthy vs unhealthy mindsets, how much our mindsets matter Round 2 : can we change mindsets (intentionally vs unintentionally), how...Read More...
Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post

Research Round 2 How does the criminal justice system affect children with parents who are incarcerated?

ROUND 2 How having an absent parent and a constant criminal influence affect a child physically and emotionally? How can absent parents affect their child negatively? (Present and future) https://childhoodtraumarecovery.com/emotional-abuse/the-effects-of-emotionally-distant-parents-on-the-child/ The child has both physical and emotional needs that the parents have a responsibility to Both are obviously of vital importance. Often, however, a child may be well provided for in a material sense,...Read More...
Last Reply By Heeva Chavoshi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi there! My inquiry question is all about "Fashion Evolution" and how different fashion can vary. My project plan is going to be about how fashion has evolved all around world, and all throughout the years. (This includes famous fashion icons, fashion designers, and styles from all throughout the decades). I am interested in fashion and how different out taste in clothing has become. My burning passion for fashion started during 2017 halloween, where I decided to make my own costume for...Read More...
Last Reply By Catherine Eckman (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi everyone! This is my last research round of this cycle for my inquiry question: “what does it mean to be conscious?” I’ll be looking into head injuries to broaden the understanding of the connection between consciousness and unconsciousness. That is, I’ll be stating the causes, some examples, symptoms, treatments of head injuries. Moreover, I’ll be also discussing what happens after the loss of consciousness, why that happens and how does it affect the brain. In my previous research...Read More...
Last Reply By Haley Mills (LFAS) · First Unread Post
Inquire question for this cycle: Is there a relationship between depression and facial appearance? The focus of this round: Why people get depression? Firstly, let us get know about depression first. Click the video below to have a brief understanding. In summary, depress is a mood which will continue for a while or a few hours; MDD(Major depressive disorder, we usually called depression) organized that maintain at least two weeks of low mood that is present across most situations.Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Hi! I'm so excited to be posting my first post! Since I am new to all this, any advice is appreciated. Thanks I had a lot of ideas for my inquiry question, and I just couldn't pick one. Finally, I decided to go with something more science related. I chose to research self driving cars, particularly the ethical dilemmas that they cause. Replacing regular cars with self driving cars seems like a thing of the future, but it's a lot closer than it seems. Many people are embracing the change, but...Read More...
Last Reply By Venus Seyedi (Charles Best) · First Unread Post
Welcome to round one of my inquiry! Looking at how we define beauty has been an interesting inquiry in that there is so many resources to review. Everyone has some experience with beauty and therefor an opinion of what beauty is. There appears to be some kind of emotional attachment even if you are trying to look at it more objectively. Let’s start with an shared understanding that a beautiful person is someone that holds some combination of both inner beauty and outer beauty. Inner beauty...Read More...
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