By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
In order to generate laughter tickling needs two essential elements: a body part to be tickled and somebody tickling the body part.We cannot tickle ourselves and laugh. This occurs because our own skin appears to be insensitive to our touch and because a vital...
By: Michael Gill - 324938
There are many things in life that can be considered an art form, yet still be subjected to the laws of science and observation. The ability to think logically and detect patterns is one of the primary characteristics of the human being's mental anatomy. Many...
By: Raven Lebeau
I find the title of this article extremely disturbing, because it implies there are different types of thinking applicable in different situations. This fallacy is what keeps the vast majority of people from being good problem solvers. In some people's heads, there is a magic...
Why we laugh when tickled
By: Effie Moore Salem
We laugh when something is so funny, we forget to control our emotions. It is our body's way of releasing tension without our control. Our bones are not funny, but saying so at least gives an explanation. Laughter is all out and loud. It doesn't...
By: John McDevitt
Society has taken a wrong turn somewhere when people who are truly suffering with depression are pushed aside and lumped together with others who are "unhappy." When this happens, people who need help the most end up lost in the system and never get...
By: Zaia
In life, there are situations that are within an individual's control and those that are beyond control. People have to make choices everyday about day to day situations that occur in their lives. The reasons why people make the decisions they make are diverse; some...
By: wolf turin
The fact of commonplace depression within a society shows that there is something wrong in it's approach. There are two basic reasons for this problem. The first is that of high idealism, and the second is that of having goals which don't really take anybody...
By: Linda Alter
I have been through a lot of abuse in the past years, and although the potential abusers may have denied and would most likely still vehemently deny the abuse, it was abuse just the same. Much of it was NOT physical abuse. However, verbal and...
By: Nancy Houser
Over 19 million clinical cases of depression and chronic depression have been diagnosed in the United States, with only 1/3 of the cases seeking treatment. It has been documented to affect twice as many women as men and is considered to be on a two-to-one...
By: M. J. Joachim
Signs of AbuseThe Abuser's GoalA lot of people believe that abusers are crazy individuals, who wreak havoc on their families. They are considered ticking time bombs that can't control their tempers. This is true in many situations. However, some abusers seek to dominate others because...

 

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