Briefly explaining the differences between negative feedback, positive feedback and feed-forward in physiological system with suitable examples

A feedback loop is a biological occurrence wherein the output of a system amplifies the system (positive feedback) or inhibits the system (negative feedback). Living organisms are able to maintain homeostasis through these feedback loops. This is the mechanism that enables us to keep our internal environment relatively constant. Examples of negative feedback include maintaining … Read more

Briefly explaining the differences between negative feedback, positive feedback and feed-forward in physiological system with suitable examples

A feedback loop is a biological occurrence wherein the output of a system amplifies the system (positive feedback) or inhibits the system (negative feedback). Living organisms are able to maintain homeostasis through these feedback loops. This is the mechanism that enables us to keep our internal environment relatively constant. Examples of negative feedback include maintaining … Read more

Peer Feedback

In reference to literature, Nicole et al. (2013) claim that “students often perceive the feedback they receive from peers as more understandable and helpful than teacher feedback, because it is written in a more accessible language”. To what extent do you agree? In your opinion, what are the benefits of peer feedback on learning, respectively … Read more

The Obvious and Hidden Social Issues

CaThe illusion that what we see in advertisements and commercials is what our lives can be like if we buy a certain product has been forcefully drilled into our minds by large corporations. In the novel Feed, M.T. Anderson illustrates his opinion on capitalism being beneficial for society because you have the freedom to own … Read more

Violet as a Smart-Thinker in "Feed"

In the futuristic world depicted in Feed by M.T. Anderson, nobody thinks for themselves – the feed thinks for them. Everyone is dependent on the feed and bored with their everyday lives. Because of this, the character Violet stands out. Violet’s unique upbringing caused her to become an educated thinker and excited about life, setting … Read more

Should Women Breastfeed In Public?

Is it Acceptable for Women to Breastfeed in Public? Breastfeeding in public is one of the most controversial issues in society today. There are strong opinions on both sides of this issue. One opinion against this issue is breastfeeding in public is disrespectful. A common opinion in support of breastfeeding in public is that, women … Read more