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A state of deep contemplation or rumination, as of a reverie, daydream, or meditation. It originally meant a melancholic or depressed mood or state (dating from at least the 1500s), but has since largely lost that association. It is usually preceded by "in a." Meredith sat at her desk in a brown study, carefully planning how to word her thesis proposal.
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The Brown study cites school attendance, students applying themselves in the classroom, and students maintaining an academic focus as predictors of engagement and thus achievement.
Gates' answer of rigor, relevance, and relationships, primarily through the creation of more small schools, may be a bit simplistic and formulaic, but it is closer to the target than the Brown study.
He had his study painted brown so that people visiting him could find him "in a brown study.
In addition, a recent Millward Brown study reveals top reasons why people continue to shop in stores despite the convenience of online shopping.
The Brown study results made sense to Do, a 20-year-old junior at the University of California, Davis, who asked that her full name not be used.
Amazon was recently named the most trustworthy retailer in a Millward Brown study, thereby recognizing the brand value they create by giving consumers a rewarding, enriched shopping experience," said David Selinger, CEO of RichRelevance.
Using ActiveVOS, we were able to reduce the time required for risk assessment reporting from between six to eight hours down to just 35 minutes," said Michael Marconi, director, Brown Study, Ltd.
Brown Study has documented the details of its approach to designing and developing this important business process management (BPM) application in a free whitepaper, which can be downloaded at http://www.
The research findings were consistent across the four categories covered in the Millward Brown study -- Cars, Cell Phones, Fast Food Restaurants and Movies.
According to a recent Millward Brown study, 60 percent of marketers expect budgets to increase in 2005.
The findings from the Millward Brown study, which was sponsored by Advertising.
In the Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown study issued today, approximately one out of five leisure travelers (22%) said that the events of September 11 would influence future leisure travel plans, a decline of five percentage points from a similar poll conducted by Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown during the week of October 8th immediately after the commencement of military action in Afghanistan.
In addition, according to a Millward Brown study conducted in the Fall 1999, ad awareness is doubled with SUPERSTITIALs and more than two-thirds of all people who see a SUPERSTITIAL ad report interacting with it by either reading it or clicking on it.
Brown study offers IT managers a fresh and valuable new perspective on server performance characteristics that clearly position the RS/6000 as a strategic server platform.
A highly effective and revolutionary advertising medium called FreeWay, according to the results of a Millward Brown study released today.