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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you have an understanding and awareness of:

  • the measurements of poverty in Scotland;

  • living with poverty in Scotland;

  • groups vulnerable to poverty in Scotland;

  • rural poverty, community-based responses, financial exclusion, local taxation, employability and health.


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Acknowledgements

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) for permission to
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1.3.8 Separation from the physical body

Very common is the experience of floating, sometimes on the ceiling, looking down on the body – a sense that the essential part of the person has separated from the physical body. In Michael Sabom’s survey of near-death experiences among non-surgical cases everyone had this sensation, but other studies indicate it is not universal. One woman recorded these feelings in a poem.

Hovering beneath the ceiling, I looked down

Upon a body,
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand methods of introducing film music to secondary school pupils

  • understand how the concept of music accompanying image can be applied to skills of composition

  • understand how to develop techniques of appraising and analysing film music through classroom activities.


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What exactly does the average French person celebrate on Bastille Day? As you will see, opinions can differ widely.

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Why the Baltic Dry Index is at an all-time low


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3.7 Ethical considerations

Since psychological research is mostly done on people and animals, it is often the case that the observations or experimental interventions that a psychologist might want to make have the potential to harm participants and hence raise ethical issues. Furthermore, consequences that might not be directly undesirable for the participants might raise more general ethical principles to do with moral standards and values. Psychologists have increasingly become aware of ethical issues and recognised
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