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However we need to be careful about objectivity and validity of the background data. This was a great opportunity, and to give you an idea; for my project I learned to work with an eye tracker and performed a study examining the influence of individual differences in body shape concern on viewing patterns of bodies of overweight and normal weight individuals. The definition of fairness used is case-dependent, varying between "(1) to each person an equal share, (2) to each person according to individual need, (3) to each person according to individual effort, (4) to each person according to societal contribution, and (5) to each person according to merit." [5] The origin of the survey can be traced back at least early as the Domesday Book in 1086, [6] [7] while some scholars pinpoint the origin of demography to 1663 with the publication of John Graunt 's Natural and Political Observations upon the Bills of Mortality. [8] Social research began most intentionally, however, with the positivist philosophy of science in the early 19th century.

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