By: Jonte Rhodes
Bipedalism simply means to walk on two limbs rather then the more common four limbs. It is a popular misconception that humans are the only animals that do this. Certainly bipeds are a lot rarer than quadrupeds (those that use four limbs for movement). But...
By: Charles Rogers
Would the profession of psychology be where it is today without Freud? Of course that question is near impossible to answer, but it is certainly safe to say that Freud's contributions to psychology are perhaps some of the most important. Today's theorists have drifted a...
By: Helen Borel
THE NEUROSCIENCES: NEW MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH TARGETSNeuroscience research (brain and nervous system investigation) has been the underpinning, for the past few decades, of novel and advanced approaches to the diagnosis of and the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Where, heretofore, notions about psychoses, depressive disorders, neuroses...
By: Mike King
Most studies suggest that fertility rates decline in populations, human or animal, when environmental factors are hostile to further population increase or where it would not be in the organisms' interest to continue unchecked. Hostile factors include over-crowding, famine and drought, war, and diseases that...
By: Will Emprise
Perseverance as an angle of Intelligence1. Intelligence TestsThe first psychological measure of a person was his intelligence, his ability to figure out problems, the speed with which he came up with solutions. This eventually proved to be a short-sighted version of measuring the whole being...
By: Jean Sumner
The well-known phrase "six degrees of separation" refers to the idea that it takes, on average, six steps or fewer to bridge the gap between any two people on earth (1). But can each of us really be connected by only six other people to...
By: Ben Canady - 384997
If and why we fear death.Why do we fear death? Is it because we fear the unknown? Dying is crossing over into the unknown, isn't it? We really don't know what awaits us on the other side. I think anticipation is the root of...
By: Morgan Johnson
Shakespeare discussed Death in several of his works. In one he called Death "the Undiscovered Country." In another the gravedigger tells Hamlet that he "went to work the day you [Hamlet] were born."These are two of the central themes of our fear of...
By: Susie Turk
LOVE - What exactly is LOVE? How am I supposed to let go of someone I love, if I'm not even sure what love is? As for letting it go, well, I'm not sure I've ever had hold of it in the first place. What...
By: Steve Marshall
Vandalism and wanton destructive behaviour carried out by groups, and in groups, is caused mostly by people not being themselves, but following the mob mentality. This mentality is that which arises from 2 or more people gathered in the name of just "not caring'.The...

 

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