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0072892072 image INTERDISCIPLINARY ENGLISH, Second Edition
Author:
Loretta F. Kasper, KINGSBOROUGH COMM COLL
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  • ISBN: 0-07-289207-2
    Description: ©1997 / Softcover / 192 pages

    Table of Contents
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction--Academic Skills
    Reading, Writing, and Study Skills
    Vocabulary Development
    Doing Research
    Unit One: Linguistics
    Linguistics: An Interdisciplinary Discipline
    Language Acquisition in Humans
    Language in Other Species
    Unit Two: Environmental Science
    The Greenhouse Effect
    Earthquakes
    The Causes of Earthquakes
    Unit Three: Computer Science
    The History of the Computer
    Artificial Intelligence Research
    The Millennium Bug, or What Will Happen to Our Computers on January 1, 2000?
    Unit Four: Mathematics
    The Mathematical Brain
    Chaos Theory
    Fractal Geometry
    Unit Five: Business and Marketing
    Product Development and Merchandising
    Consumer Behavior and Market Targeting
    Advertising
    Unit Six: Psychology
    Mental and Emotional Disorders: Schizophrenia
    Phobias
    Sleep and Dreaming
    Unit Seven: Sociology
    Socialization and Culture
    Interaction and Group Behavior
    The Socialization of Eating Disorders
    Unit Eight: Physical Anthropology
    Physical Anthropology and Darwin's Theory of Human Evolution
    The Language of the Early Hominids
    A Dramatization of Science: The Play, Inherit the Wind
    Unit Nine: Biology
    Cell Biology
    DNA and Genetics
    The Biology of Behavior
    Unit Ten: Diet and Nutrition
    The Basics of Nutrition
    Converting Food to Energy
    Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia
    Bibliography