Research Paper On College Students
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Alcohol on the College Campus
A 10 page paper discussing the psychology, motivation, and results of alcohol abuse in college students. Reasons such as anxiety, peer pressure, and family history of alcohol abuse figure most prominently in the factors motivating college-age drinking. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
Beer and Circus by Murray Sperber
A 10 page essay/book review that discusses the basic premise of Murray Sperber's book Beer and Circus, How Big-Time College Sports is Crippling Undergraduate Education. The writer/tutor also offers the student research this topic suggestions for how to apply Sperber's book to a planned career in college sports. No additional sources are cited.
College Campuses and Homosexuality
A 5 page paper discussing the incidence of homosexuality and sexually transmitted infections on college campuses. There is little research directly asking these questions. Ultimately, it appears that homosexuality is not increasing on college campuses, though that conclusion is supposition based on inference. It is clear, however, that incidence of STIs including HIV is increasing on college campuses. Students have tuned out the safe sex messages, and public health officials need to concentrate on regaining students’ attention. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Music and its Health Benefits
This 2 page paper reviews a journal article entitled, "Got Pain? Got the Blues? Try the Music Cure." The healthy benefits of music have been known for thousands of years. There has been a renewed interest in recent years. The article cited offers general comments as well as the results of a number of studies in which music was used with patients. There is also one study related to college students and the increase in their IQ score. Bibliography lists 1 source.