What is Veganism? The practice of refraining from all animal products. Why do people choose
to live a lifestyle without consuming animal products? What are the possible health benefits or
effects of this diet? In this field study, a group of 10 people were carefully chosen to participate in answering a 10-question survey which took approximately 2 minutes. Questions included what veganism was and what effects it would bring into play, not only to the consumer but the world. The answer to these questions lies within the following study. Veganism is a rather new diet and way of life but has proven to benefit many people who are partaking in it. The advantages do not only lie in ones’ personal health but as well as the environment. The world must be informed and shown true statistical data to clarify the stereotypical viewpoint on veganism. Findings confirm the true benefits this lifestyle brings.
Marijuana has been the most controversial and popular drug known to man. Marijuana has been
proven to not be dangerously addictive as well as having various medical benefits. However,
some people would argue that it is still highly addictive and that it worsens certain medical
conditions. This field study explores how marijuana could be very beneficial to individuals and
society, as well as why it should be legalized in America. This study collects the respondent’s
perceptions, experiences, and more regarding marijuana by using a multiple-choice survey. The fifteen-question survey was presented to fifteen individuals of different ages and genders.
Recording and analyzing the data collected for this study took about a month. The results in this research study show that 100% of the respondents agreed that marijuana should be legal in
America- whether it was for recreational use or medical use.
Keywords: Marijuana, drug, recreational, medical, benefits, legal
Bilingualism and Personality by Maria Guadalupe Fernandez Orozco
Is it true that one behaves differently when speaking other languages? This research study intends to explore bilingualism and its effects on personality, as well as why the acknowledgment of these should be important. Additionally, it provides with an answer to a question that perhaps many have not even asked themselves. The researcher employs a field study method, in which 10 bilingual respondents provide feedback to a survey evaluating differences in behavior/personality in their first and second languages. The results obtained from the data-collecting instrument confirm what many researchers have stated: bilingualism does have an effect on personality. This research study was completed in the period of two months.
Keywords: Bilingualism, personality, bilingual, bilingualism and personality, behavioral changes.
This research is about the impact of aging and why people should not fear aging. The study is a statistical analysis and uses the statistical data collected from a group of university students that describes the fear of aging and its reasons. The study uses 3 other studies that describe the benefits elderly people are getting in different countries. It describes the health benefits, financial benefits, social protection benefits, and the opportunities for productive aging. All these factors are focused to make an argument that people should not fear aging because where it brings several negative things with it, it also creates opportunities that are facilitating old age people in several parts of the world.
Results have shown that women are viewed differently without make-up, versus women with make-up. Society appears to expect women to wear make-up all the time. Ironically, studies indicate that respondents identified women as looking happier when they did not wear make-up. The expectations of society influence whether or not women will wear make-up.
Keywords: Make-up, women, society appears to expect, society influence
It's Not All in Your Head: Effects of Depression by Jasmine Aguila
This research study provides a thorough evaluation of the different ways depression can affect the immune system. In addition, it serves to administer a better understanding and interpretation of how the human body functions and the important role the immune system plays. A field study method was conducted, with the assistance of ten participants, to contribute to a survey instrument. Furthermore, the feedback allowed the brain to expand in understanding and take in the new possibility that a mental disorder had the capability of affecting the body physically. Findings had verified the thesis that introduced the correlation between depression and the immune system. In fact, it had been concluded that depression had influence over the defense system where medical disorders became the product of the two.
Key words: depression, immune system, cytokines, and infections
Are Food Manufacturers Killing Us With Steroids... by Natalie Galvis
The purpose of this research study is to further understand why people should wary of the connections between steroids, antibiotics, sprays, and manufactured foods. Additionally, this study is made to explore the reasons as to why people should be more conscious of what they are consuming. Food is consumed on a day-to-day basis and is it is essential for human survival therefore it is very important to be knowledgeable on this topic because it affects the lives of people every day and everywhere. The researcher uses a correlational study method where 13 respondents provided feedback to a survey instrument. Certain factors including credentials and age were taken into consideration when studying the knowledge people have on the steroids, sprays, and antibiotics that manufacturers put in their foods and the respondents varying thoughts on the matter. The findings confirmed that certain factors such as age and educational levels had an influence in people's decisions on antibiotics, sprays, and steroids being in their foods.
Key words: pesticides, steroids being in their foods, antibiotics, manufacturers put in their foods
Unifying a Nation through Language by Antoine Tran
This field study using a quantitative method analyzes the implications of having English as the
national language of the United States. Thirty-three respondents of different ethnic backgrounds
and varying fluent languages were studied. Respondents were chosen at random, but the results
yielded a diverse pool. The study confirmed that majority of individuals agree English should be
implemented as the national language. The monetary and societal effects are listed in this study.
Key words: English, national, language, monetary, diverse, implications
Self-esteem and Social Media in the 21st Century by Nathalia Garcia
This research study explores the impact of social media in today’s society and how it is
affecting individual’s self-esteem. Additionally, serves to realize how society is so
dependent to social networks and truly believe everything that is published on those
platforms, although the reality is that people tend to exaggerate and make people see what
they want them to see. The research uses a field study method were 20 respondents provide
feedback to survey instruments. People tend to compare themselves with others on social
networks; this kind of comparison is leading millions of people to depression. Also, this
study proves how many hours people spend on social media and how after spending a great
among of time on these platforms people feel frustrated and depressed.
Keywords: social media, depression, self-esteem, platforms, social networks