Monthly Archives: October 2014

VOID OF VISION – BROKEN // BONES EP REVIEW

The first time I saw Void of Vision play was a couple of years back at Mooroolbark Community Centre supporting House vs. Hurricane. They were the opening band and to be honest, I wasn’t particularly moved by them at all. … Continue reading

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PREPARED LIKE A BRIDE w/ Graves, I Valiance, Sentinel, Hands of Hope & Alpha Wolf @ Phoenix Youth Centre, October 2014

William Easton: I’m going to be straight with you. At your age, and with the development of your cancer, it’s simply not feasible for Umbrella Health–  John Kramer: Wait, wait, wait. What’s unfeasible? By whose mathematical equation is this not … Continue reading

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CONJURER w/ Series, For What It’s Worth, Raise Atlantis & I Confess @ Bridge Builders, October 2014

The Halo Effect First coined by Edward Thorndike in 1920, the halo effect is the theory that the ratings of an individual is affected by the rater’s overall liking or disliking of that individual. Yesterday was my last day of … Continue reading

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STORM THE SKY w/ Beneath The Waters & To The Gallows @ NEXT! – October 2014

Personality Architecture A term that describes the overall design and operating characteristics of those psychological systems that underlie personality functioning. Rejection Sensitivity A thinking style characterised by anxious expectations of rejection in interpersonal relationships. For the two years I’ve currently … Continue reading

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PERSONALITY ESSAY – October 2014

An Evaluation of the Features and Utility of Different Impulsivity Tests in Various Assessment Scenarios Michael Dixon Submitted as: PSY2042_Personality Essay_Michael Dixon Due Date: Thursday October 23rd, 2014 Tutor: Matthew Thong Lab Session: Friday 12 noon Word count: 1448 words … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the ending of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay [CONTAINS SPOILERS]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay has been a very satisfying read. For 90% of the book, you are cheering Katniss Everdeen on with her mission to kill President Snow right up until the last couple of chapters where things take an … Continue reading

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LITERATURE REVIEW ON THE MERS CORONAVIRUS – October 2014

The Origins, Transmission and Physiological Changes of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Abstract This review purports to investigate the origins, human-to-human transmission and the physiological changes in humans of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Previous research … Continue reading

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FACTORS THAT AFFECT ARTERIAL PRESSURE AND HEART RATE LAB REPORT – October 2014

The Relationships between Age, Weight, Height and Blood Pressure and How these Contribute to Hypertension Name: Michael Dixon Student ID: 24159417 Abstract The aim of this laboratory report was to investigate the relationships between variables such as age, weight, height, … Continue reading

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PHILOSOPHY ESSAY – October 2014

Can Machines Think? The Dualism vs. Materialism Debate Michael Dixon Student ID: 24159417 Topic 3 ATS1835 Tutor: Stephanie Marshall Word count: 1229 words In “What Am I?”, Rene Descartes argues that the body and the mind are separate parts from … Continue reading

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HADAL MAW w/ Departe (TAS), Ire & Blunt Shovel @ The Tote, October 2014

Defensive Pessimism A coping strategy in which people use negative thinking as a way of coping with stress. Optimism A coping strategy that features relatively realistic expectations about one’s capabilities. Sitting in my usual window-side seat on the train into … Continue reading

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