Hackers have been, well, wreaking havoc of late. The latest victims appear to be Sony PlayStation network users who found themselves the target of computer hackers over the weekend of August 23 – 24, 2014.
The Sony PlayStation 4 with the DualShock 4 controller.(Credit: Evan-Amos)
While the computer hackers or hacker, who identified themselves with the Twitter handle @LizardSquad, did not attempt to compromise the personal data of Sony PlayStation network’s 53 million users, the hacker did make a bomb threat against an airline flight a Sony executive was traveling on. If you’re looking for a good research paper topic in computer science, consider these recent issues in cyberterrorism and cybersecurity.
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Among the good research paper topics for your world history research paper this semester would be discussing some historical milestones. The year 2014 is the centennial of the start of World War I.
One event in history includes the burning of the White House, 1814 (Credit: White House Association)
The June 28, 1914, assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo led a month later to the official start of the war. This year is also the 200th anniversary of the burning of the White House by the British.
It is time, yet again, to gear up for classes. As you head back to college, you may feel like you need a refresher course and some tips in studying and university life. Maybe you are even worrying about selecting a major.
There are many helpful tips that will make college a bit easier for you. (Credit: Ella Brittingham)
Whatever your concerns or needs are as you head back to campus, there is a back-to-school guide out there that can help. Here are some consolidated tips for going back to school—prepared!—for college students.
The popularity of the “Always #LikeAGirl” video, which has more than 47 million views on YouTube, has prompted many college students – both male as well as female – to start searching for books on Gender Roles.
Learn more about the recent shift in gender roles. (Credit: lgbtq.missouri.edu)
What are gender roles?
Gender roles are a set of standards which impose expectations on the behavior of men and women. These norms for socially appropriate behavior vary from culture to culture and change over time.
As a college student, there are many challenges you face on a daily basis, ranging from lack of sleep to juggling a full-time class schedule with a part- or full-time work schedule. There never seems to be enough hours in the day, and while there is no way to change that (at least not that I’m aware of!), Questia is here to make your college experience a little bit easier with our NEW Writing Center. Because, College is hard… Writing research papers doesn’t have to be!
What is the Questia Writing Center?
On August 26, 2014, the Questia Writing Center will go live at Questia.com.
Capital punishment, also called the death penalty, is a controversial subject. Many people are fiercely on one side of the debate or the other.
The debate on capital punishment heavily weighs the pros and cons. (Credit: AGN News Editorial)
Some possible ideas for good research paper topics include:
- Define capital punishment and discuss pros and cons of capital punishment
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The Millennial generation is the largest generation by population in the United States. Millennials grew up wanted, loved and catered to. Their self-esteem was paramount and they have high expectations, great optimism about the future, and may wield powerful political influence when they vote and run for office.
Wise words of wisdom to consider with Millennials. (Credit: Tru Pettigrew)
A good research paper topic for your sociology class may be to write about the political influence of the Millennial generation.
The subject of personality and emotions covers many psychological conditions concerning emotional regulation, including borderline personality disorder. Some people have difficulty managing their emotions, controlling addictions or dealing with feelings of suicide, such as with comedian and Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams who recently succumbed to suicide due to borderline personality disorder.
Well-known actor Robin Williams suffered from borderline personality disorder. (Credit: Politisite.com)
Another example, borderline personality disorder symptoms can include impulse control and difficulty relating to others. Here are some good research paper topics for personality and emotion issues, conditions and treatments.
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Are you writing a paper on psychology? If you want to find and cite articles and full-text books on human behavior, Questia offers a variety of high-quality, scholarly research on this topic.
The Unlocking Personality Mind Map delves into the psychology of human behavior. (Credit: Mind Map Art)
Human behavior defined
Human behavior includes all patterns of behavior attributable to the human species as a whole and of individual people.