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preferences

The constellation of views and choices—whether expressed or not—of an individual about his or her own lifestyle, personal care, where and how he or she lives, communicate and express him- or herself and his or her beliefs.
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Finally, in examining the online course responses, students reported stronger preferences versus actual perceptions on Instructor Support (Preferred m=3.
Saari realized that in voting theory, only when an election is nearly tied does a small change in voter preferences swing the election in a new direction.
They can provide classroom guidance aimed at helping students better understand their motivation and preferences in homework situations and small group or individual interventions for those students who require extra attention and support for homework accomplishment.
Prescreening potential alternatives is based on the client's objective constraints (for example, color blindness) and his or her preferences in career-related aspects (e.
This section introduces very basic concepts used in social choice theory: preferences, preference profiles, interpersonal conflict within a preference profile, and graphs of social welfare functions.
Connerly: I had been romanced, if you will, by [the organizers of Proposition 209, the California Civil Rights Initiative that outlawed using race- or gender-based preferences in the public sector] for the better part of a year to join their effort.
Forty years ago, virtually everyone concerned with racial discrimination would have strongly favored a ban on state-imposed preferences based on race.
The two attributes are power and preference, and both are required for the exercise of free will.
The more students can do for themselves, the more opportunities there are for natural abilities and preferences to emerge that enable us to use a person-centered plan for individual program planning.
So that preferences do not become "institutionalized," courts require realistic time limitations to be included in preferential plans.
5) Noncorporate taxpayers are entitled to an MTC for AMT attributable to certain AMT adjustments and preferences (these adjustments and preferences are referred to as "deferral preferences"), but not for AMT attributable to others (referred to as "exclusion preferences").
com/research/610de9/neuroscience_of_pr) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's book "Neuroscience of Preference and Choice.