Print Culture Rip
By: Brian Tobin
Reading and writing are in a bad way. For six decades television has been changing social habits by cutting into the leisure of reading. For the past three decades the computer has accelerated this change with the same predictable result. Teaching and learning have suffered...
The case against therapeutic cloning
By: Barnaby Meins
Since the cloning of Dolly the sheep in 1997, the tremendous potential of biotechnology has received increasing recognition. Currently, cloning has diversified into inter-related fields with the hope that it will provide a better future for mankind. However, with regards to specific fields of biotechnology...
By: Emma Jean
Behavior modification is based on operant conditioning principles as observed and studied by B. F. Skinner, in which behavior that is reinforced (whether through rewards or incentives) tends to be repeated, and behavior that is not reinforced tends to die out or be extinguished. Or...
How social scientists view the Gulf of Mexico oil spill
By: Mary P Ivy
The social and psychological impact of the BP oil spill was guessed at early on, as lives were thrown into turmoil. Much like any disaster, this one would impact families and communities in profound ways, both immediately and long-term. Now the initial fears of the...
What role does the Id play in the personality?
By: Can Tran
According to Sigmund Freud, the "id" is one of the three parts of the psyche. The other two are the "ego" and the "superego." The id is pretty much the antithesis of the superego and vice-versa. It is up to the ego to negotiate...
Why are some people afraid of storms?
By: Roger Clemens
Everyone is afraid of something. For some people it's spiders, for others heights, and the list goes on and on. These are known as 'phobias' and all people are affected by them. I found the fear of thunderstorms to be a peculiar one, which would...
By: Morgan Carlson
As a common element in all of humanity, fear is the most diverse. Often wide spread and varied, people have fear of almost everything and anything on the planet from orientation, living creatures, or natural occurrences. Of course the fear of storms is included...
By: Beth Babineau
Being a woman in todays' world is much like a salmon swimming upstream. We all search for ways to justify our self worth. The problem arises when we define our worth by societies' standards, and in turn create that voice of authority within our psyches...
Does Indianna Jones help Archeology
By: Ashley Smith - 395862
Indiana Jones might bring more people to archeology but wouldn't bring the right people, the people with the patience to do the job right. For every exciting Jewel or classic book there will be thousands of coins and bits of crockery. The job wont be...
What role does the superego play in a personality?
By: Can Tran
If you take any basic psychology course whether if it is in high school or college, you will learn about the "superego." In regards to human psychology, superego is one of the most important things you have to think about for the most part...

 

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