Psychological effects of gaming
By: Ramiz Memon
Games have a certain effect on the human mind. It can be either positive or negative. But the most profound effects of games are favorable for a person. Some of the benefits include hand-eye coordination, enhance cognitive skills and improved interactive abilities. This shows that...
The impact of religion on human behavior
By: Karla Perry
Whether it be positive or aversive, religion will always have an impact on human behavior. From the beginning of time humans have been affected by our spiritual nature. Desire for something greater than the natural consumes our world. Everywhere you look you find temples, houses...
By: Joseph Malek
It is generally believed that a person who is a criminal is one who violates the laws put into place to safeguard the well being and the property of all of the people who live within the country where that criminal resides. Such criminal behavior...
Police behavior: A historical perspective
By: Krystle Hernandez
The position of a police officer was created in order to help ensure that laws were enforced and that the general public remained safe. As a result, police officers have been historically known to serve and protect our society. Whether they are mediating a domestic...
By: Karen Moore
News media reports come out almost daily with laws that have passed (and sometimes what didn't make it into law). There are laws and more laws, with laws regulating laws telling us all what we can or can't do. Private laws and public laws, regulatory...
Organized crime vs individual crime
By: Janet Grischy
Organized crime is a long-term problem. Criminal groups often follow careful long-range plans. This kind of crime often has deep roots in subcultures, neighborhoods, and families. Society as a whole ignores organized crime at its peril.Individual crime is often impulsive. It is often perpetrated...
The relationship between economics and crime
By: Jerry Curtis
Most crimes have an economic component. To the extent that criminals are motivated by financial gain and 'recycle' their proceeds back to the legitimate economy, crime has impact on an economy, and it is not always negative. Crime as an economic activity also obeys some...
Crime: Shared responsibility vs individual responsibility
By: Susan Overbey
There was a time in which an entire group of people were punished for the actions of a sole individual. Fortunately, this type of shared responsibility exists in few places now. However, shared responsibility for crime does still exist on some level.One individual can...
Inscription found in Egypt may be world's oldest weather report
By: Leigh Goessl
A new translation of words that exist on an ancient Egyptian calcite block could potentially rewrite a part of history. Scholars from the University of Chicago have studied an inscription on a 3,500-year-old block located at the Tempest Stela. The inscription's new translation could...
Ethical guidelines for psychological experiments
By: Maureen Leung
From the end of World War II to the early 1990s, there was distress about worthy standards of human participants in psychological experiments. Scientists were using humans as subjects for gruesome experiments. The Nuremberg War Crimes Trail indicates that German scientists were using captive humans...
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