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An Introduction to Medicinal Herbs
  • Language: en

An Introduction to Medicinal Herbs

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2021-11-30
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Medicinal plants always plaid and important role in the maintenance of health, wellbeing, and everyday life of a population worldwide. During the centuries, plants leaves, stems, flowers, seeds, berries, and roots were used for healing and maintenance of a different pathological conditions, as well as in beauty formulas, massage applications, foods preparations and beverages. This book, which is based on a scientific findings and original research, represent a comprehensive and up to date introduction to medicinal plants from all over the world, describes their huge economic, and therapeutic potential, and analyzing different aspects of their genotoxicity, and importance for human health and...

Attention Today
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 164

Attention Today

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2019
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  • Publisher: Unknown

This book aims to present an overview of current research and dominant theories on human attention. It presents a comprehensive review of the current state of theories in the field, including the measurement and neuropsychology of attention. It also discusses the relationship between attention and new media. The title of this book includes the word "today", because the authors sought to address recent trends and potential future directions in the field of human attention. This book is organised into four chapters. The first chapter explores the theoretical models of attention from historical theories to current research. The second chapter analyses the measurements of attention, with particu...

Problematising Representation in Popular Culture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 343

Problematising Representation in Popular Culture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2020
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  • Publisher: Unknown

"Popular culture texts have always been ideological battlegrounds between multiple voices with imbalanced power relations. This edited volume aims to raise issues regarding the practice of representation in transnational popular culture, such as films, novels, comics, television series, or advertisements, from the perspective of Indonesian scholars. The 25 chapters that are divided into five sections, (1) Ethnic and Racial Identity, (2) (Dis)empowerement of the Feminine, (3) Redefining Masculinity, (4) Reflecting Social Issues and Power Relation, and (5) Political "Othering," problematize issues of cultural identity and oppression in the context of recent political upheavals in many parts of...

Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 87

Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals

Publish or Perish. This old adage illustrates the importance of scientific communication; essential to research, it also represents a strategic sector for each country's competitiveness. An often-neglected topic, scientific communication is of vital importance, with new information technologies accelerating and profoundly changing how knowledge is disseminated. The necessity of optimally disseminating experts' findings has also become crucial to researchers, institutes and universities alike, which has prompted the recent advent of Impact Factors for the evaluation and financing of research, the goal being for scientific knowledge to be equally distributed to a very broad audience, especiall...

Caring for the Newborn
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 410

Caring for the Newborn

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-01-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

This book summarises the state of cognoscibility with regard to normal new-born care that has accumulated over the past centuries, especially the 20th and now 21st century. This compendium is not an ersatz discussion of neonatology, but of the fascinating zone that involves the new-born in the normal new-born nursery. It is not a homogenous area and thus, some overlap is inevitable in such a compilation of data. The preface details historical concepts that have followed new-borns over the millennia of homo sapiens existence, such as infanticide, breast feeding, swaddling, neonatal resuscitation, and principles of caring for new-borns. The mortality rate of new-borns has been reduced in many ...

Modeling Economic and Social Behavior
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 348

Modeling Economic and Social Behavior

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2020
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  • Publisher: Unknown

This book analyzes human behaviour from an individual and collective perspective. Based on cutting-edge research, each chapter is focused on modelling economic and social behaviour at different fields and environments.The decision making process of individuals and also organizations is modelled applying innovative quantitative and qualitative approaches, explaining by their forecasted results the consequences to the specific environment of organizations. Stakeholders such as competition, customers, providers, communities, public authorities are affected by individual and organizational behavior.The book comprises the most relevant topics of current times. Researches challenged the reader by the approaches followed when presenting their works by in sighting the pillars of western societies: family, education, healthcare, culture, citizenship security, demographics, competitiveness in the framework of Europe, good and service markets, financial markets. This book offers an overview of trendy issues arising worldwide, offering a real and applicable answers to socio-economic dilemmas.

Promoting Well-being in a Multicultural Society
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 388

Promoting Well-being in a Multicultural Society

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2020
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  • Publisher: Unknown

"Human life is like a color spectrum. More than merely physiological mechanism, it also involves cognitive, emotional, social, and cultural processes. The complexity of human life also requires a good understanding of such various processes. Therefore, each perspective from the different dimensions will contribute significantly to our scientific efforts to understand and, hopefully, to solve our daily problems. We have selected various interesting studies that might offer new psychological insights into human life. This book will give a new perspective on promoting well-being in every aspect of human life. Several studies employ different psychological perspectives while addressing similar issues. Hopefully, this book can help all psychologists and psychological practitioners in understanding human behavior in the Indonesian context"--

Human Rights in a Changing World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 331

Human Rights in a Changing World

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018
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  • Publisher: Unknown

The key terms in this book - human rights, changing the world, research, and applied approaches - reflect the approach to explore the relationship between human rights in different disciplines in our changing world. This handbook discusses current issues on human rights, such as research and applied approaches and trends in contemporary society. It opens up new avenues for research in worldwide development and new directions needed in the area of human rights. This book contains twenty chapters from different disciplines covering many aspects of human rights. It was written to be a supplemental textbook for undergraduate and graduate students studying social sciences and human rights, as well as social scientists, researchers and teachers. However, since the subject of the book is intrinsically interesting to almost anyone, the book is written in a way that is comprehensive to other readers.

Victim Victorious
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 184

Victim Victorious

The world is peopled by victims; everyone has a story. However, victimhood is just the beginning of the story. This book is about the endings of at least some of those stories, the stories of victims who strive to overcome and even triumph in the end. This book is a collection of research perspectives and personal stories exploring the various pathways for overcoming victimhood. It is hoped that they might offer an inspiration for others and encourage others to stay on the path to find a positive ending. Victim Victorious is an examination of the ways in which victims come to rise above the challenges that they face. Victims may be innocent bystanders, and in no way responsible for their vic...

Alcohol and the Liver
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 95

Alcohol and the Liver

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-02-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

The topic of alcohol and the liver is long overdue for re-evaluation. The authors of this book have clearly taken up this challenge. Human interest in alcohol dates back to the Neolithic period (circa 10,000 BC). Only a small amount of alcohol is found naturally in food. Therefore, humans have yet to adapt to the high quantities of alcohol consumed daily by alcohol abusers. Alcohol is a simple carbohydrate and is metabolised as a fuel. However, unlike more naturally occurring carbohydrates such as glucose, the pathways for its metabolism are not subject to the same checks and balances. Ethanol oxidation reduces NAD+, which starves reactions that depend on this substrate. This accounts for th...