Depression: Is society taking the wrong approach?
By: Carol Gioia
Our society demonstrates a lack of understanding about the seriousness of a burgeoning epidemic of depression. With the increasing complexity of our lives, more and more individuals are finding themselves unable to cope, and sinking into a clinical depression, which leaves them marginally functional and...
By: William J. Stevens
The functionalist view of society can best be understood as a resolution to the 'Hobbesian problem of order'. The 17th century philosopher, Thomas Hobbes, believed that humans are driven by passion, which if left unrestrained would result in social chaos. The problem, therefore, is to...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Susan Cronk
The written word is one of only two methods of communication that has stood the test of centuries, and one which will remain for centuries to come. It is right at home in print media and remains a dominant form of communication in the malleable...
By: pilgrimboy
Genius is the result of a rare natural ability which, often when nourished, creates new ideas or items. Saying that it is a "rare natural ability" makes my definition different than that held by Simone de Beauvoir when she wrote, "One is not born a...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Jeremy Brinker
We can all see major changes in communication. Chat rooms replacing the playgrounds. Texting/Emailing replacing flyers and post-its. Will written text survive.. yes but at a fraction of what it once was.. if, of course, you choose to let it die. This is a grave...
By: Jennifer Paige
A society is a large social grouping that shares the same geographical territory, shares a common culture and social structure, and is expected to abide by the same laws.Two primary components of a society are its culture and its social structure. For those readers...
By: Em Dickinson
Burrhus Frederic Skinner, commonly known as B. F. Skinner, was a psychological revolutionary in American psychology and education. The most celebrated psychologist since Sigmund Freud, Skinner believed that given the chance, most people can make themselves into anything they want. Skinner's most lasting contribution was...
By: Elijah Dungan
For thousands of years, humanity has been consumed with questions about the world around them. Many of these questions have plagued humanity with an undying thirst of curiosity; a curiosity which has driven men and women to explore the ends of the globe. And now...
By: Thomas Hopkins
Since it's beginning psychology has been used for both good and evil.It has been used to deal with the poor,the elderly and the dissabled bylocking them away in insane assylums and it has been used to dealwith people that others don't like by...
By: Christopher Kendalls
Shopping is great for what it is worth but the older you become the more your goals change with shopping and the way in which it brings about instant gratification (if at all), is remarkably different. The true shopaholic may be looking for deals, and...

 

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